Charlotte and Martha Wray papers 1839-1872
Charlotte, Martha, and Mary Jane Wray were sisters and natives of Washington County, New York. Mary Jane married Stephen C. Rathbone (or Rathbun) sometime before 1843. Martha taught school in Detroit, Michigan, in the early 1840s, married John Mattison (or Madison) in 1849, and settled in Comstock Landing, New York. Charlotte taught at the State Normal School in Albany, New York, between late 1845 and mid-1846, and, in 1847, married Dr. John Thomas H. Scott ("Thomas"). They moved to Garnavillo and other Iowa towns, before settling in Monona. Scott ran a medical practice in Monona during the Civil War. Charlotte Wray and John Thomas H. Scott had three children: Winifred, Mary Elvira, and Cora. Charlotte died in March 1863.