Person:Dennis Scott (3)

Dennis Scott
d.Bef 1860
Facts and Events
Name Dennis Scott
Gender Male
Birth[1] Abt 1760 South Carolina, United States
Military[2] 1781 North Carolina, United Statesenlisted as a private in Capt. Yarboro's Company for 12 months
Military[2] 1782 North Carolina, United Statesenlisted as a Private in Capt. Carter's Company for 18 months
Military[3] 1 Feb 1826 Barnwell, South Carolina, United Statesapplied for pension
Census[1] 1850 Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
Residence[3] 16 May 1851 Andalusia, Covington, Alabama, United Statestrying to get paid for pension
Residence[3] 7 Jun 1852 Barnwell, South Carolina, United Stateswants pension moved
Residence[3] 25 Jul 1855 Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
Death? Bef 1860 not in census

A person of interest to the Scott DNA Family in Georgia, Maryland, and North Carolina

  1. 1.0 1.1 Barnwell, South Carolina, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 805, Fam 806.

    Scott, Dennis, 91, black, RE = $250, b. SC, cannot read or write
    , Eliza, 35, mulatto, b. SC, cannot read or write
    , Willis, 18, muluato, b. SC
    , Lory, 9, (male), b. SC

  2. 2.0 2.1 Roster of the North Carolina Volunteers in the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1941), pp. 164, 166.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Revolutionary War Pensions, South Carolina, Scott, Dennis Fold3, No. S39063, BLWt34831-160-55.

    1 Feb 1826, Barnwell, South Carolina, in Chancery Court
    Dennis Scott, resident of said District, aged about 66, says he enlisted 2 May 1780 in North Carolina Company commanded by Yarborough in the 10th Regiment commanded by Colonel Litle in the line of the State of North Carolina and continued to serve in the same company which was commanded the greater part of the time by Captain Carter
    Furlough on 1 July 1782 in South Carolina at a post called James Island
    discharged and moved from North Carolina to South Carolina bout 30 years ago
    is much disabled by a wound received in the ankle in the Battle of Eutaw Springs
    Signed Dennis x his mark Scott
    Property owned by Dennis Scott is worth $72.75, including 150 acres of poor pine land, value $50
    Witnesses inc:
    Benjamin B his mark Boyet
    Solomon Jones, who says he served with Dennis Scott under Capt. Milican and company and there was a Capt. Carter
    George Spicer of Orangeburge who became acquainted with Dennis Scott in Halifax County, NC at a Station of Soldiers and believes Scott was in a Company Commanded by Capt. Carter
    Letter 16 May 1851, Andalusia, Covinton, Co., Alabama
    asking to have pension moved -- last payment was 4 Sept last
    Pension Warrant 19571, dated 23 Feb 1826
    Last winter I moved to Covington, Alabama, in South Carolina I drew my pension in Charleston and Now I desire to draw it in Mobile, Alabama
    "I am ninety six years old am in a strange cuntry without money or friends and likely to starve for the want of subsistance my Pension money being my only dependence for a support for the last several years"
    Dennis Scott
    Letter, Barnwell District, South Carolina, 7 June 1852
    L. O Bannon and Bartlet Youngblood say that Dennis Scott had lately moved to Alabama but returned to the Barnwell District on or before 1 Sept 1867 [sic] and is now permanently located here.
    On 25 July 1855, Lexington District, SC
    Dennis Scott, a Private in the Co. of Capt. Milican under General Gates in Rev. War mustered in 1776 and remained until termination of war
    He is now on the pension roll & and has been for 20 yrs and draws $96
    Signed Dennis x his mark Scott
    Witness to identify: Willis Woodward, J. W. Gormillion