Lucy Scott

Female19 February 1756–19 February 1854

Brief Life History of Lucy

When Lucy Scott was born on 19 February 1756, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Scott, was 39 and her mother, Mary Edmunds, was 36. She married Henry Wisdom on 5 November 1777, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 19 February 1854, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 98, and was buried in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Henry Wisdom
Lucy Scott
Marriage: 5 November 1777
Mary Wisdom
John Wisdom
Lucy Wisdom
Sarah Wisdom
Hester Wisdom
Abigail "Abby" Wisdom
Olive Wisdom
William Henry Wisdom Sr.

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Scott in entry for Henry Wisdom, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"
  • Lucy Scott, "Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957"
  • Lucy Scott, "Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1777Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (10)

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    Age 67

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    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.

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