John Hamilton Scott

about 1820–10 January 1893 (Age 73)
Bedford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Hamilton

When John Hamilton Scott was born about 1820, his father, John Scott, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Potts, was 41. He married Virginia Washington Ewell on 15 September 1840. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bedford, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 January 1893, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

John Hamilton Scott
1820–1893
Virginia Washington Ewell
1820–
Marriage: 15 September 1840
John W SCOTT
1843–1915
Martha Scott
1863–
John Scott
1844–
Joseph Scott
1846–
Martha Scott
1848–
Mary E. Scott
1850–
Robert Phillip Scott
1858–
John Scott
1860–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1840
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Scott

    Male1776–1865Male

    Sarah Potts

    Female1779–1842Female

siblings

(8)

    Catherine J. Scott

    Female1796–1822Female

    Isabella Scott

    Female1801–1850Female

    Samuel Scott

    Male1803–1807Male

    Mary Scott

    Female1805–1823Female

    Joshua Potts Scott

    Male1813–1849Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 15

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.
1846

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • J * Scott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John H Scott, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John W Scott in entry for John W Scott, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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