John Harris Scott

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

The Life Summary 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 8173.

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Family Time Line

John Harris Scott
1826–after 1880
Susan Ann George
1842–1883
Marriage: 23 November 1859
John Calvin Scott
1862–1919
Thomas William Scott
1867–
Mary Jane Scott
1865–
Annie Scott
1872–1895
David Nathaniel Scott
1874–1937
Boone Scott
1879–1928

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1859Lincoln, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    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.
    1846
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish (Down): habitational and ethnic name from Middle English Scot ‘man from Scotland’. There is no evidence that the surname denoted either of the earlier senses of Scot as ‘(Gaelic-speaking) Irishman’ or ‘man from Alba’, the Gaelic-speaking region of Scotland north of the river Forth. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English and Scottish: from the rare Middle English personal name Scot (Old English Scott, possibly also Old Norse Skotr), only certainly attested in northern England.English: variant of Scutt .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Scutt

    Sources (5)

    • 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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