Amey Scott

8 May 1737–
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Amey

When Amey Scott was born on 8 May 1737, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, Nathaniel Scott, was 26 and her mother, Mercy Smith, was 36.

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Nathaniel Scott
Mercy Smith
Emma Scott
Amey Scott
Sarah Scott
Jeremiah Scott
Sylvanus Scott
Mercy Scott

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (2)

1763 · First Synagogue in America

Age 26

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.
1772 · The Gaspee Affair

Age 35

On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.

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 (2)

  • Amie Scott, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Amey Scott, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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