James Scott

1759–
South Carolina, United States

The Life of James

When James Scott was born in 1759, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Scott, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Pope, was 39.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Scott
1720–1770
Sarah Pope
1720–
Sarah Scott
1746–
Catherine Scott
1748–1770
George Scott
1751–
Joseph James Scott
1754–
William Scott
1757–
James Scott
1759–
Ellinor Ireland Scott
1768–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Female1746–Female

    Female1748–1770Female

    George Scott

    Male1751–Male

    Joseph James Scott

    Male1754–Male

    William Scott

    Male1757–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 17

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1791

Age 32

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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)

  • James Scott, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"
  • James Scott, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • James Scott, "South Carolina Births and Christenings, 1681-1935"

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