Samuel Scott, of Cub Run and South Branch of the Shenandoah River, VA
- H. Samuel Scott, of Cub Run and South Branch of the Shenandoah River, VAest 1707 - bef 1749
- W. Jane Unknownbef 1712 -
m. bef. 1730
- John Scottbef 1730 - aft 1748
Facts and Events
Samuel Scott was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys:
- Samuel Scott, 6 Aug. 1747 - 30 Oct. 1747; 270 acres. Samuel Scott hath informed there are about 200 acres of waste & ungranted land joynd on his father Anto. Scott. "A Plat 1735"; adj. Robert Green & his own land. CC - Thos. Corbin & Thos. Birk. From an earlier survey in file - Samuel Scott of Spotsylvania Co, 15 Oct. 1734; 200 acres of King's land in St Mark's parish in little fork of Rappahannock River; adj. Robert Green. Surv. George Hume. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 13].
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Vol. 2 - 1744-45, January 30th--Samuel Scott, 400 acres on north side North River, above Seawright's Mill road. (Note: this land is most likely the 400 acres "on Cub Run" listed in Samuel Scott's will, listed below).
Will of Samuel Scott
Will Book 1, Augusta County, VA (From Chalkley's):
- Page 140 - - 16th March, 1748. Samuel Scott's will - wife, Ann; son, John, 400 acres on Cub Run, slave negroes; daughters, Mary and Jean (infants), slaves, negores; mother, Jean Scott; brother's son, Samuel Scott. Executors. Robert Scott, and Robert Hook. Teste: Robert McFerson, George Scott, George Scott. Presented 17th May, 1749, in court by executors and proved by all witnesses. Ann refuses by abide by the will.
- Page 311.--17th May. 1759. Samuel Scott's estate settlement, by Robert Scott and Robert Hooks, executors. Paid Thos. Stevenson, Christopher Zimmerman, Robt. McFarson, David Nelson, Henry Downs, Saml. Wilkins, Wm. Craig, Wm. Snodon, Margaret Fowler, William Jordan, Jno. Vought, Patrick Cain, Doctor Harrison, Hugh Thompson, Jonathan Gibson, Jas. Beard; 1 coffin for Samuel Scott; 1 coffin for George Scott; keeping 3 negroes one year, nine months, bv R. Scott. Vendue to, viz: David Crighton, Jno. Paul Fought, David Logan, Jas. Underwood, James Berkley, widow McDonald, Patrick Quin. Joseph Kinkade, John Love, Bernard Man, Jacob Pence, John Wilkins, Ann Scott.
It is apparent that Samuel Scott was married twice, from the following records:
- On May 22, 1740, he and his family were imported to Orange/Augusta County, VA with the following record:
- Samuel Scott, his wife, JANE, and son, JOHN.
- Later, in 1748, Samuel Scott wrote his will, in Augusta County, listing wife ANN (Ann Oliver), son JOHN, whom he gave 400 acres on Cub Run to (which indicates he was of legal age at the time of the will), and his two infant daughters, Mary and Jean, most likely from his second marriage.
Records of Samuel Scott
- Page 344. - 22nd November, 1759. Daniel Smith's bond (with Jno. Christian, Jno. Scott) as guardian (?) to Jane Scott, orphan of Samuel Scott.
- Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY, 1761. - Scot vs. Scot.--Jane Scot, an infant, by Daniel Smith, her guardian, daughter of Samuel Scot, of Augusta, deceased, in 1749. Jane had a sister and brother. The widow Scot intermarried with William Pickins. Jane's oldest sister was Mary.
- Page 27.--18th August, 1767. Skidmore Monsey's bond (with Wm. Dunlap, Geo. Spears) as guardian to Saml. Scott, orphan of Samuel Scott. (Note: likely a younger son of Samuel that was still a minor. This Samuel was not named in his father's will, perhaps the will was written prior to his birth?).