Person:Mary Short (22)

m. 3 Mar 1812
  1. Mary Ann Short1814 - 1882
  2. William Short1816 - 1853
m. 3 Jan 1833
  1. James Thomas Scott1833 - 1916
  2. William Covington Scott1836 - 1916
  3. Mary Ellen Scott1839 - 1904
  4. Joseph T. Scott1840 - 1917
  5. Margaret ScottEst 1843 -
  6. Robert T. ScottAbt 1846 - Abt 1863
  7. Gilbert Kimball ScottAbt 1849 - 1931
  8. David Garrett Scott1851 - 1916
  9. George Henry Scott1854 - 1935
Facts and Events
Name Mary Ann Short
Gender Female
Birth[3][6][7] 19 Mar 1814 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Census[1] 1820 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Marriage 3 Jan 1833 Cecil, Maryland, United Statesto William Hazelton Scott
Census[2] 1840 Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Will[8] 3 Feb 1843 Cecil, Maryland, United Statesnamed in mother's will
Census[3] 1850 Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Probate[9] 2 Feb 1850 Cecil, Maryland, United Statesreceived her share of her mother's estate, removed from trust
Property[10] 3 Jun 1858 Chester, Pennsylvania, United Stateswith husband, signed deed of sale
Census[4] 1860 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Property[11] 5 Apr 1869 Putnam, Missouri, United Statespurchased property
Census[5] 1870 Putnam, Missouri, United StatesSherman Township
Census[6] 1880 Putnam, Missouri, United StatesSherman Township
Burial[12] 1882 Putnam, Missouri, United StatesTorrey Cemetery
Death[12][14] 2/3 Feb1882 St. John, Putnam, Missouri, United States
Probate[13][14][15] 8 May 1882 Unionville, Putnam, Missouri, United StatesJoseph T. Scott appointed Administrator of mother's estate
Physical Description[16] black hair and eyes, was 5' 1" tall
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References
  1. Cecil, Maryland, in United States, in United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 147, Primary quality.

    David Short, 1 male under 10, 1 male 16 to 26 [b. 1794-1804], 1 male 45 and older, 1 female under 10 [Mary], 1 female 16 to 26, 1 female over 45; 1 person employed in agriculture

  2. Pennsylvania, Chester County; NARA M704-454, in United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 237, Primary quality.

    Scott, William H., 1 m under 5 (William C.), 1 m 5-9 (James), 1 m 20-29 (William H.); 1 f under 5 (Mary Ellen), 1 f 20-29 (Mary); 1 employed in manufacturing

  3. 3.0 3.1 Chester County, Pennsylvania Census; NARA #M432-764, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 69, Family 70, Primary quality.

    ,William Scott, 44, male, miller, RE = $150, born DE
    , Mary, 36, female, b. MD
    , James, 16, male, born DE, attending school
    , William, 14, male, b. PA, attending school
    , Mary, 11, female, born PA
    , Joseph, 9, male, born PA, attending school
    , Robert, 4, male, born PA
    , Gilbert, 1, male, born PA

  4. Cecil County, Maryland; NARA M653-472, in United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 14, HH 904, Fam 879, Primary quality.

    Wm. Scott, age 55, miller, RE = $500, PE = $100, born DE
    , Mary, 45, born DE
    , Joseph, 19, born DE
    , Robert, 13, born DE, blind
    , Gilbert, 11, born PA
    , Garrett, 7, born PA
    , George, 5, born PA

  5. Pulaski and Putnam Counties, Missouri; FHL #0552300, in United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 165, Family 165, Primary quality.

    Scott, W. C., age 33, farmer, RE = $600, PE = $1000, born PA, eligible to vote
    , W. H., age 64, farmer, born DE, eligible to vote
    , Mary A., age 54, keeps house, born MD
    , Gilbert, age 21, at home, born PA, eligible to vote
    , Garret D., age 18, at home, born PA, attends school
    , Geo. H., age 17, at home, born PA, attends school

  6. 6.0 6.1 Putnam County, Missouri; FHL #1254711, in United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 104, Family 105, Primary quality.

    Scott, Wm H., 74, miller, b. DE, father b. MD, mother b. DE
    , Mary A., 66, wife, keeping house, disabilities: rheumatism and hemmorrhage of lungs, b. MD, father b. MD, mother b. DE
    Alden, Hiram, 13, servant, at school, b. IA

  7. Ancestral file : Original submission sheets, Batch F803091, Sheet 6; FHL #1260815, Secondary quality.

    Patron Sheet, Wm. H. Scott and family; Submitted 20 October 1980 by Sharon Johnson, 2 ggdaughter.
    Wife: Mary A. Short, b. 19 March 1814, Cecil County, MD, father David Short
    Sources include (but not limited to): Administrators Bond, Estate of Mary A. Scott, Putnam County, MO, 8 May 1882

  8. Will of Mary (Segars) Short, in Segars Family Documents, Primary quality.
  9. Administrators and Guardian Accounts 1849-1854; FHL #0013886, in Maryland. Orphan's Court (Cecil County). Administration accounts : 1819-1854. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1948), p. 35-36, Primary quality.

    William H. Scott and Wife
    Whereas by the last will and testament of Mary Short late of Cecil County deceased now on file and of Record in the office for the Registry of Wills for Cecil County, Mary Short daughter of the said Mary Short deceased is entitled to one third of the residue of the Real and personal estate of said deceased after the payments of Debts and funeral expenses and cost of administration, which said distributive share by said Will is given in trust to James L. Wilson and William Short sons of the said deceased for the benefit of the said Mary Short and her heirs and Whereas William H. Scott who has intermarried with the said Mary Short now Mary Scott hath executed a mortgage upon a certain Real Estate in Chester County in the State of Pennsylvania to secure to Mary Scott formerly Mary Short and her heirs the said distributive share of the estate of her said mother. Now Know all men by these presents that we William H. Scott and Mary Scott formerly Mary Short do Hereby acquit exonerate and forever discharge James L. Wilson and William Short Executors of the said Mary Short deceased from all liability on account of the Said bequest and distributive Share of the estate of the said Mary Short deceased due to the said Mary Short now Mary Scott and do also hereby release them the said James L. Wilson and William Short from all responsibility as trustees under the will of said deceased and further we do Hereby acknowledge to have received from the said James L. Wilson and William Short Executors of the said Mary Short deceased the sum of one Hundred and twenty-five dollars and twenty sixty five cents $125.65/100 in full of the distributive share of the said estate of the said deceased due Mary Short now Mary Scott as by distribution struck and filed in the Office for the Registery of Wills for Cecil County filed February term 1850 appears. Witness our Hands and Seals this Second day of February eighteen hundred and fifty
    William H. Scott
    Mary Ann Scott
    Witness: Geo. H. Joyce
    Recorded 12 February 1850

  10. Chester County (Pennsylvania). Recorder of Deeds. Deeds 1688-1903 ; Index to deeds 1688-1922. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968), Deed Book K6 (1858-1859), p. 186; FHL #0557227, Primary quality.

    William H. Scott & wife to James Scott
    On 3 June 1858, between William H. Scott of Elk Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania and Mary Ann his wife; and James Scott of the same place
    for the sum of $260.621/2
    "land situated in the Township of Elk County and State aforesaid"
    Signed, Sealed and Delivered by William H. Scott and Mary A. Scott in the presence of Thomas Strickland and John Kerr

  11. Volumes 5-6, 1867-1870, in Putnam County (Missouri). Recorder of Deeds. Deeds, 1847-1890; abstract and index of deeds, 1847-1889. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977), Vol 6, p. 254; FHL #1010776, Primary quality.

    On 5 April 1869
    Between Beverley Johnson and Sarah Johnson his wife and Lester Knight and Irene Knight his wife of Putnam County, Missouri, parties of the 1st part
    and Mary A. Scott of Putnam County, Missouri, part of the 2nd part
    who paid $600 to the parties of the 1st part
    for land in Putnam County, to wit:
    the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Sec 4, T66, R20
    Also 5 acres in the SE 14/ of Sec 3, T66, R20
    Beginning at the SW corner of said 1/4 Sec thence Eaast 155 rods thence North five and 15/29 rods thence West 155 rods thence South 5 and 15/29 rods to the place of beginning, containing 55 acres in all
    Signed and Sealed Beverly Johnson, Sarah J. Johnson, Lester Knight, Irene Knight
    Witnessed by James T. Scott, Justice of the Peace, York Township
    Filed 2 June 1869

  12. 12.0 12.1 Phillips, Sarah Lemen. Putnam County, Missouri cemeteries: information obtained by stone readings and additional data from Unionville Republican; readings to 1980 inclusive. (Kirksville, Missouri: Simpson Printing, c1990), p. 280, Secondary quality.

    Torrey Cemetery, Sherman Township
    Scott, William H. d. 16 July 1884 age 79yr, 8m, 21d
    Mary Ann (Short) wife d. 2 Feb 1882, age 68yr, 10m, 14d

  13. Testamentary Letters, Administrator's Letters, Executors bonds, 1876-1940, in Missouri. Probate Court (Putnam County). Probate records, 1857-1940; index to probate records, 1853-1977. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977), p. 33; FHL #1010800, Primary quality.

    Mary A. Scott died intestate in Putnam County, MO; Joseph T. Scott appointed administrator: 8 May 1882, Unionville

  14. 14.0 14.1 Bonds and Oaths, 1879-1940, in Missouri. Probate Court (Putnam County). Probate records, 1857-1940; index to probate records, 1853-1977. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977), p. 23; FHL #1010801, Primary quality.

    Bond:
    Joe T. Scott as Principal, James T. Scott & Alvah A. Smith as Securities, bond in the amount of $1800.00; on 8 May 1882 in Unionville. The condition of the bond is that Joe T. Scott, Administrator of the estate of Mary A. Scott, shall fulfill his duties.
    Oath:
    Joe T. Scott, administrator of the estate of Mary A. Scott who died intestate in Putnam County, 3 February 1882, leaving heirs: Wm. H. Scott, husband; James T. Scott, Wm. C. Scott, Mary E. Wilson, Joe T. Scott, Gilbert K. Scott, Garrett D. Scott, George H. Scott. Signed 8 May 1882.

  15. Mary Ann (Short) Scott Probate, in Short Family Documents, Primary quality.
  16. Letter, Alice Faye Scott to Reece Mayer, October 1984, Secondary quality.

    Great grandma, Mary Ellen Short had black hair and eyes, was 5' 1" tall. Mary Ellen had more temper & spunk than grandpa.
    [Note: Many of her descendants were convinced that Mary Ann's name was really Mary Ellen, possibly because Mary Ann's daughter was named Mary Ellen.]