Garry Scott

Brief Life History of Garry

When Garry Scott was born on 8 November 1792, in Middlebury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Adjoniah Scott, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Manville, was 24. He married Sarah Tuttle on 12 March 1826. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 5 May 1837, in his hometown, at the age of 44, and was buried in Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Garry Scott
Sarah Tuttle
Marriage: 12 March 1826
Sarah E. Scott
Mary E. Scott
Franklin Scott
Frederick George Scott
William Henry Scott
Capt Garry Tuttle Scott

Sources (7)

  • Garry Scott, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Garry Scott, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Garry Scott, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1802 · Brass is Discovered

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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