The following pages contain the little which is known concerning a family of no social importance, and will consequently, only be interesting to those connected with it. For such they are written, and to such addressed, without any apology for their publication. George William Marshall, 1866.

Betty Jane Scantlebury1

Betty Jane Scantlebury
Female, #3053, born 12 Feb 1915, died 4 Jul 2006
Relationship6th great-granddaughter of Richard Scanterbury
FatherRalph Thomas Scantlebury1 born 6 Oct 1887, died 5 Feb 1971
MotherEdna Belle Van Ness1 born 2 Dec 1888, died 11 Dec 1922


Oliver George Buhl born 11 May 1912, died 6 Dec 1991
Birth12 Feb 1915 Ashland, Ohio, United States of America1 
(Daughter) USA 1920 Census6 Jan 1920 Clearmont Avenue, Ashland, Ohio, United States of America; Head=Ralph Thomas Scantlebury, Wife=Edna Belle Van Ness2 
(Daughter) USA 1930 Census22 Apr 1930 Montgomery, Ashland, Ohio, United States of America; Ralph is now a widower; Head=Ralph Thomas Scantlebury3 
Married Name29 Jun 1940 Buhl4 
(Groom) Marriage29 Jun 1940 Pinellas, Florida, United States of America; Groom=Oliver George Buhl4 
Death4 Jul 2006 Gainesville, Florida, United States of America1 
Burial14 Oct 2006 Ashland Cemetery, Ashland County, Ohio, United States of America1 
ChartsDescendantsOliver Scantleburye


  1. [S67] Letter, - author to Scantlebury ONS.
  2. [S100] The 1920 Census of the United States of America.
  3. [S102] The 1930 Census of the United States of America.
  4. [S133] Joanne Auth's Scantlebury's research & correspndence.



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    • Very easily a young person can feel the doors close around them School - knowledge - can break some of that.

      — - Joe Scantlebury
    • I've always said that I would not retire until there are at least 10 other African-American women in transplantation.

      — - Dr. Velma Scantlebury
    • The man who does not read books has no advantage over the man that can not read them.

      — - Michael Scantlebury
    • It's interesting when people just look at me and think I'm black and then when I open my mouth, they're like, 'Oh, wow..

      — -Dr. Velma Scantlebury
    • a family of farmers, mariners, sailors, coastguards, carpenters, tailors and builders originating from Cornwall in the 16th Century.

      — -Richard Scantlebury
    • go to heaven and have crowns and golden harps.

      —- Dr Vera Scantlebury Brown
    • Scantlebury Frequency: (143) (number of times this surname appears in a sample database of 88.7 million names, representing one third of the 1997 US..

      —- Richard Scantlebury
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  • go to heaven and have crowns and golden harps.

    — - Dr. Vera Scantlebury Brown
  • I wished I had remembered that people think you are rude when you merely express an opinion somewhat different from theirs—they do not realise that we have minds of our own.

    — Dr. Vera Scantlebury Brown
  • An Iroko tree has fallen I was fortunate to be one of the many ‘not so young’ Corrosion Engineers that sat at his feet and Prof Scantlebury taught us well. .

    — - Dayo Olowe
  • Independence means freedom and being able to go out by yourself or go shopping or choosing where you live and who you live with..

    — - Josie Scantlebury
  • Thomas Scantlebury,"' he says " was the adviser, chiefly; while his son, John Barlow Scantlebury, took the more prominent part. I well remember that, on one occasion, the opponents of the church rates would have fatally committed themselves but for my father..