William Scott

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

The Life 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
1809–1878
Abigail Woods
1810–1880
Marriage: about 1830
Walter Guy Scott
1834–1924
Samuel Woods Scott
1835–1913
John Wesley Scott
1837–1925
Joel Woods Scott
1839–1846
William Ford Scott
1841–1909
Leah Margaret Scott
1844–1935
James A Scott
1845–1934
George W. Scott
1848–1913
Jane Ann Scott
1849–1905

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1830
Waynesburg, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(9)

    Walter Guy Scott

    Male1834–1924Male

    Samuel Woods Scott

    Male1835–1913Male

    Male1837–1925Male

    Joel Woods Scott

    Male1839–1846Male

    Male1841–1909Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1812

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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