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John Scott
b.Abt 1789 Ireland
  • F.  David Scott (add)
  1. John ScottAbt 1789 - 1871
  • HJohn ScottAbt 1789 - 1871
  • W.  Lucinda Alden (add)
m. Abt 1816
  1. David Scott1817 - 1885
  2. Benjamin ScottAbt 1820 -
  3. Mary ScottAbt 1821 -
  4. Joseph Scott
  5. Alexander Scott1825 -
  6. John Scott
  7. James ScottAbt 1832 -
  8. Sarah ScottAbt 1837 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] John Scott
Gender Male
Birth[2] Abt 1789 Ireland
Marriage Abt 1816 Estimated date based on birth of oldest known child
to Lucinda Alden (add)
Property[8] 1 Apr 1819 Cecil, Maryland, United Statespurchased New Munster, Pilgrims Land, a third lot
Census[2] 1850 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Other[5][11] 1850, 1851 Cecil, Maryland, United Statespaid taxes on property, including mill
Property[6] 17 Jun 1851 Cecil, Maryland, United Statessold property to sons David and Benjamin
Will[7] 26 May 1854 Cecil, Maryland, United StatesWill written
Census[3] 1860 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Other[9] 19 Sep 1865 Cecil, Maryland, United Stateswith wife Lucinda, signed release acknowledging receipt of her share of her father's estate
Census[4] 1870 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Death[10] 13 Feb 1871 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Probate[7] 13 Feb 1871 Cecil, Maryland, United StatesWill entered into probate
References
  1. Jaqueline Davis Johnson, ms, Scott Surname File, Historical Society of Cecil County, Secondary quality.
  2. 2.0 2.1 District 4, Cecil County, Maryland, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 234, Fam 234, Primary quality.

    Scott, John, 61, farmer, RE=$7000, b. Ireland
    , Lucinda, 58, b. PA
    , Mary, 29, b. MD
    , Alexander, 24, farmer, b. MD
    , James, 18, miller, b. MD
    , Sarah, 13, b. DE
    Manlove, William, 40, waggoner, b. DE
    Scott, Nancy, 45, b. MD

  3. 4th District, Cecil County, Maryland, in United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 1078, Fam 1047, Primary quality.

    Scott, John, 75, b. Ireland
    , Lucinda, 72, b. PA
    , Amos, 16, b. MD
    , John, 13, b. MD
    , Mary, 10, b. MD
    , Louisa, 3, b. MD

  4. District 4, Cecil County, Maryland, in United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 117, Fam 117, Primary quality.

    Scott, John, 85, Auger Maker, [no RE listed], PE=$150, b. Ireland
    , Lucinda, 82, keeps house, b. DE

  5. Fourth District, in Cecil County (Maryland) Tax Assessments, Historical Society of Cecil County, Primary quality.

    1850
    Scott, John, of David, 230 acres & mills
    1851
    Scott, John, (of David), 230 acres & mills

    Beautiful photos of the old mill ruins, http://millpictures.com/mills.php?millid=1265 (accessed 22 Nov 2012)

  6. Cecil County (Maryland), Circuit Court, Land Records, Maryland State Archives , Liber RCH 4, p. 58 , Primary quality.

    Indenture 17 June 1851
    Between John Scott (Auger Maker) of Cecil County, MD
    and Benjamin Scott of same place
    who paid $1500 current money
    for that part of "New Munster" lying in Cecil County,
    Beginning at a stone on the South side of the Public road from Scotts Mill to Cowantown and running south . . to the old Elk Iron Work property now owned by the Messers Parke, thence west with Parkes land . . . to the Big Elk Creek, thence . . . with the said creek, thence . . . . . to a stone on the South side of Public road leading from Scotts Mill to Cowantown thence . . . . . to the place of beginning
    containing 50 acres more or less
    Being part of the New Munster excepted and reserved by John Scott in a deed from him to David Scott bearing the same date as this deed
    excepting the use of Big Elk Creek as a water power, all the water power owned by John Scott having been conveyed to David Scott by deed bearing event date with this deed.
    Signed, John Scott sen
    Witnesses, Geo H. Joyce JP, Benjamin Miller JP

  7. 7.0 7.1 Cecil County, Scott, John, in Maryland, United States. Maryland, Probate Estate and Guardianship Files, 1796-1940. (FamilySearch Record Search), No. 1817-48, Primary quality.

    John Scott Auger maker Cecil County Maryland
    "having sold my property to My son David and he a part of it to my son Benjamin they each have their shares in the property the ballance four thousand Dollars I wish to be divided as follows one third of all My Dear Wife holds her life time David was to have ten years to pay it in without interest whether I live or die at the end of four named ten years If I should be dead David should pay two thirds of the four thousand if we are both gone let him pay it all to my Son Joseph fouhundred and fifty dollars David & Benjamins share is in their property Exclusive of the $4000 to be divided among the other heirs to my daughter Mary nine hundred and fifty dollars to John five hundred dollars to alexander Nine hundred and fifty dollars to James six hundred dollars to sarah six hundred dollars" . . . "if any of them should die before me their children shall have their parents portion dived among them alike and alike."
    Son Alexander to be sole Executor
    Signed 26 May 1854, John Scott
    Witnesses: Joseph C. Hills, Joseph Steele, Thomas W. Strahorn
    -----
    13 Feb 1871
    Alexander Scott named Executor gave Oath that the same is the true and whole last will of John Scott, late of Cecil County deceased

  8. Cecil County (Maryland), Circuit Court, Land Records, Maryland State Archives , Liber JS 16, folio 329 & ff, Primary quality.

    Indenture 1 April 1819
    Between Thomas Rowe of Cecil County, MD
    and John Scott
    who paid $1376 for land partly in Cecil, Maryland and partly in Chester, Pennsylvania
    Beginning for the 1st lot known as New Munster at a white oak on the East side of the main branch of Elk River . . .containing 101 acres more or less
    Second, land known as Pilgrims Land, Beginning for the same at the end of the N33W ten perch line of the above described New Munster . . . . . . running down the main branch of Elk River . . . containing 28 acres more or less
    Third a lot lying partly in Cecil County, Maryland and partly in Chester County, Pennsylvania, beginning at the same stake on the bank of Elk River . . . containing 1 acre and 25 perches more or less
    These lots were sold on 12 April 1816 to William Cowin, John Culbutton and James Culbertson as Tenants in Common by James Davis executor of Samuel Davis late of Cecil County Deceased as recorded in Liber J.S. 11, folio 384 and on 25 Aug 1817 conveyed to Thomas Rowe
    Signed Thomas Rowe
    Witnesses Joseph Phillips JP, William Miller JP
    and Abigail wife of Thomas Rowe was privately examined and freely relinquished her dower rights
    Recorded 3 June 1818

  9. Cecil, A, Alden, Ebenezer (1853-1), in Maryland, United States. Maryland, Probate Estate and Guardianship Files, 1796-1940. (FamilySearch Record Search), Primary quality.
  10. National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, Application No. 99551, Winfield Scott Weer, Secondary quality.
  11. Beautiful photos of the old mill ruins, http://millpictures.com/mills.php?millid=1265 (accessed 22 Nov 2012)