Comfort Scott

31 January 1723–24 April 1814 (Age 91)
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Comfort

When Comfort Scott was born on 31 January 1723, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Obadiah Scott, was 30 and her mother, Hannah Buck, was 34. She married Joseph Upson on 13 February 1744. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 24 April 1814, in her hometown, at the age of 91.

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Joseph Upson
Comfort Scott
Marriage: 13 February 1744
Jemima Upson
Ezekiel Upson

Spouse and Children

13 February 1744


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World Events (4)


Age 53

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 58

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 71

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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 (3)

  • Comfort Scott, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Comfort in entry for Ezekiel Upson, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Comfort Scott, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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