Spencer Scott

1777–after 1860 (Age 83)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Spencer

When Spencer Scott was born in 1777, in Virginia, United States, his father, Cornelius Scott, was 27 and his mother, Winifred Basye, was 17. He married Rebecca Fletcher about 1797, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died after 1860, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Spencer Scott
1777–1860
Rebecca Fletcher
1779–
Marriage: about 1797
Jesse Scott
1797–
William C Scott
1801–1841
Hannah Scott
1803–1850
Melissa Scott
1805–
Toliver Scott
1807–
Scott
1810–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1797
Virginia, United States
children

(6)

    Jesse Scott

    Male1797–Male

    Male1801–1841Male

    Hannah Scott

    Female1803–1850Female

    Melissa Scott

    Female1805–Female

    Toliver Scott

    Male1807–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Male1777–1860Male

    Young Scott

    Male1780–1850Male

    Robert Scott

    Male1782–1854Male

    Judith Scott

    Female1783–1868Female

    Robert Scott

    Male1784–1860Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 3

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 23

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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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