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Scott Leighton

 (1849 - 1898)
Scott (Nicholas Winfield) Leighton was active/lived in Maine, Massachusetts.  Scott Leighton is known for horse racing, barnyard and landscape scene painting.

Scott Leighton

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The following information is by Jack and Mary E. (Leighton) Proebstle, who are writing a Leighton family genealogy:

(NATHANIEL WINFIELD) SCOTT LEIGHTON, descendant of Thomas Leighton of Dover, N.H. [1604-1672], is the fourth of five children of Nicholas and Deborah M. (Whitney) Leighton.

Scott was born 28 Aug. 1847, died Waverly MA 8 Jan. 1898, 50y (GS); married Portland 28 Nov. 1870 SADIE L. WYMAN. No ch. (They also had a church wedding 1 Jan. 1871.) His obituary in the New York Times 19 Jan. 1898 called him the "Landseer of the United States." They are buried in the Universalist Churchyard, Falmouth, ME.

Scott got his start in horse-trading at 14, and by the age of 17 had saved enough to set up in Port  ...  Displaying 750 of 4678 characters.

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About  Scott Leighton

Born:  1849 - Auburn, Maine
Died:   1898 - Waverly, Massachusettes
Known for:  horse racing, barnyard and landscape scene painting