Luther Scammans

7 Dec 1808 - 10 Jul 1878
Luther Scammans (Scammon) (1808-1878) was born 1 Dec. 1808 in Saco, York Co., Maine. He was the son of Samuel Scammans and Sally Foss. He married Rhoda Farnum Carter on 21 Oct. 1837 in Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine and became a brother-in-law to Phebe Whittemore Carter, who married Wilford Woodruff. He died 10 Jul. 1878 in Cherokee, Crawford Co., Kansas.

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