James Scott

Male1817–30 April 1881

Brief Life History of James

When James Scott was born in 1817, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Scott, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Betsey Bradshaw, was 32. He married Susan Brockman on 24 October 1839, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Boone, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 30 April 1881, in Dunlap, Harrison, Iowa, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

James Scott
Louise Hawley
Marriage: about 1849
Estelle Scott
Alice Scott

Sources (10)

  • James Scott in household of Louise Scott, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Scott, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • James Scott, "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1849Hendricks, Indiana, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 2

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries: 1830: Boone, Indiana, United States

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 18

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    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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