William Scott

4 December 1809–18 January 1878 (Age 68)
Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Scott was born on 4 December 1809, in Maryland, United States, his father, John Scott, was 37 and his mother, Ann Ford, was 40. He married Abigail Woods about 1830, in Waynesburg, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 18 January 1878, in Waynesburg, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Waynesburg, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Scott
Abigail Woods
Marriage: about 1830
Walter Guy Scott
Samuel Woods Scott
John Wesley Scott
Joel Woods Scott
William Ford Scott
Leah Margaret Scott
James A Scott
George W. Scott
Jane Ann Scott

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World Events (8)

Age 3
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
Age 3
Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 21
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.

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 (6)

  • William Scott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Scott, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Scoot, "United States Census, 1850"

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