William Scott

13 March 1782–
Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of William

When William Scott was born on 13 March 1782, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, his father, Daniel Scott, was 42 and his mother, Katherine Walker, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Scott
1740–1811
Katherine Walker
1744–1815
James Scott
1768–
Isabella Abby Scott
1775–1852
Jane Scott
1771–
Samuel Scott
1775–1787
William Scott
1782–

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World Events (3)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 4

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 6

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 

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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