Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison (1832-1892) was the daughter of John Witherspoon Scott (1800-1892)and Mary Potts Neal (1803-1876). Caroline was the first President General of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). John W. and Mary Scott had six known children: Ann Eliza (1826-1827), Elizabeth Mayhew (1828-1889), Caroline Lavinia (1832-1892), John N. (1836-1898), Henry M. (1838-1877), and Mary (abt 1844-1872).
John Witherspoon Scott was the son of Rev. George McElroy Scott (1759-1848) and Anna Rea (1773-1852). John Witherspoon Scott was born in Beaver Co., PA. on January 22, 1800. George McElroy Scott was the son of John Scott and Agnes McElroy. John Scott served as Commissary General of the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolution. Anna Rea was the daughter of Samuel Rea and Ann McCracken. Samuel Rea served in the Revolution (Sixth Battalion, Northampton Co., PA militia).
Mary Potts Neal was the daughter of John Neal (1774-1854) and Mary Elizabeth (Eliza) Potts (abt 1781-1830).