John Harris Scott

1826–1880 (Age 54)
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Harris

When John Harris Scott was born in 1826, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, his father, Wilson Andrew Scott, was 26 and his mother, Althenia Elizabeth Harris, was 15. He married Mary Ann Chiser on 1 May 1851, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died after 1880, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 55.

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John Harris Scott
Susan Ann George
Marriage: 1859
John Calvin Scott
Thomas William Scott
Mary Jane Scott
Annie Scott
David Nathaniel Scott
Boone Scott

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Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 9

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: ethnic name for someone with Scottish connections.2 Scottish and Irish: ethnic name for a Gaelic speaker.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jno H Scott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John H Scott, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John H Scott, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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