Elijah Scott

2 September 1774–13 September 1777 (Age 3)
Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elijah

When Elijah Scott was born on 2 September 1774, in Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Moses Scott, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Slate, was 25. He died on 13 September 1777, in his hometown, at the age of 3, and was buried in Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Moses Scott
Elizabeth Slate
Elijah Scott
Sabra Scott
Rufus Scott
Asaph Scott
Polly Scott
Lovina Scott
Carolina Scott
Betsey Scott
Sally Scott
Lora Scott
Sabra Scott

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Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 2

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Scot, shot, payment

Sources (3)

  • Elijah Scott, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Elijah Scott, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elijah Scott, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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