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Subject: [GENMASSACHUSETTS] The Scott families - Whately,Mass & the Old Fort No. 4 - New Hampshire
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2008 17:36:23 EST
Subject: Families of Fort No. 4 - Charlestown, New Hampshire
Source: History of Charlestown, New Hampshire - The Old Fort No. 4 by
Reverend Henry H.
p.545 EDWARD A SCOTT.
Edward A. Scott, son of Aretus and Nancy (Sanderson) Scott, born at Whately,
June 3, 1839, m. May 25, 1862, Mary Jane Sanderson, the dau. of John C. and
(Stockbridge) Sanderson, b. at Whately, May 24, 1840. Children:
1. Hubert Bacheler Scott b. at Whately, Mass., Aug 25, 1863.
2. Lucy D. Scott b. at Hatfield, Jan 26, 1865; died Feb. 17, 1867.
3. Edward R. Scott, b. at Hatfield, Feb 28, 1867.
They came to Charlestown, from Whately, Mass. in 1869.
Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth.
The Crafts Family - Genealogical & Biographical History (full google book
Phineas Scott, son of Capt. David & Esther (Belding) Scott, of Whately,
Mass. He m.
Rhoda Crafts, the dau. of Thomas Crafts (John1, Thomas2, John3, Lieut.
Phineas Scott was born March 13, 1756 and died April 1, 1844 aged 88 yrs.
She died April
3, 1846, aged 90 yrs. When the town was called upon for its quota of nine
men, on June
29, 1776, Phineas Scott was one of the volunteers for the service of his
state gave a bounty of £7, and the town a bounty of £6, to each volunteer;
the note given
to Mr. Scott for the £6 is yet extant. He was present at the surrender of
goyne, in the company of Captain John Kirkland and was in several shorter
the winter of 1782, he moved from Whately, Mass. to Hawley, Mass., about 20
distant. His brother, assisted with an ox team - and the snow was so deep
had to leave the load in the road. Mrs. Scott and her child took refuge at
while Mr. Scott went on to Hawley and rallied his friends - who turned out
with oxen and
shovels, and broke out the road, and then assisted to pull the sled, loaded
their effects and with Mrs. Scott and her little one. When they arrived at
log cabin, which he had prepared the fall before, they found that the great
fall of snow
had crushed in the roof. This was speedily repaired and they commenced
The next summer he bought a cow, and the next spring a pair of steers - and
year a horse and another cow. In the meantime he had made quite a clearing
and soon had
a fine farm under cultivation, and eventually ammassed a considerable
property. He was
an esteemed member of the town and the church, modest and retiring, ever
private life to public service. They lived together in wedlock about 68
Their children and grandchildren settled at Hawley and have always been
among its solid
and reliable citizens. Their family records may be found in "Temple's
Whately, Mass.," and a family history is now (1890) in preparation by Mr. O.
of Palmer, Mass. The had ten children as follows:
1. Rhoda Scott, b. Feb 3, 1778; died when 12 hours old.
2. Patty Scott, b. Dec 29, 1779; m. Thomas Pixley of Hawley and had five
1. Electa Pixley
2. Rhoda Pixley
3. Sophronia Pixley
4. Martha Pixley.
5. Noah Pixley.
3. Reuben Scott b. May 7, 1782; died May 24, 1792.
4. Phineas Scott b. Oct 17, 1784; d. Oct 8, 1809 - m. Electa, the dau. of
Rebecca Harmon and had one child - Rosina Scott b. June 16, 1808; d. Mar
Electa m. (2) his brother, Reuben Scott.
5. Rhoda Scott b. July 7, 1786; died, unm. Feb 6, 1862 aged 75 yrs.
6. Asa Scott, b. Oct 8, 1788; d. oct 22, 1820; m. Clarissa, the dau. of
Elisha & Rhoda
(Graves) Wells of Hawley. They had two children: 1. Wells Scott who died at
unmarried. (2) Ruth Scott b. Jan 2, 1820; died Jan 19, 1836. Clarissa m.
7. Reuben Scott b. April 11, 1781; died Dec 26, 1871; m. July 23, 1812
Scott, the widow of his brother, Phineas. She died July 29, 1863. They had
1. Martha Scott b. Feb 9, 1813, m. Lewis Cobb & had 3 children.
2. Phineas Scott b. Sept. 19, 1815; m. Rebecca Kenney & had two children.
3. Elijah H. Scott b. jan 16, 1819; m. Clara Lyon of Conway and had two
4. Cophronia Scott b. Aug 29, 1820; died Jan 10, 1826.
5. Reuben Scott b. Mar. 18, 1823; d. May 12, 1870; m. Electa Joy of
Plainfield and had 6 children.
6. Lucius Scott b. May 26, 1825; m. Lucy Vincent of Ashfield and had 3
7. Edwin Scott b. March 29, 1827; m. Sept 10, 1854, Ann Eliza Longley,
the dau. of Calvin D. Longley of Hawley. She was born April 23, 1833
and has rendered valuable assistance in collecting these records. They
1. George E. Scott b. May 8, 1856; died Aug 28, 1860.
2. Florence B. Scott b. May 11, 1861; m. Dec 25, 1883,
Adna C. Bissell.
3. Frank B. Scott b. Sept 10, 1865.
4. Carrie L. Scott b. Aug 11, 1869; died May 21, 1886.
8. Sophronia Scott b. Jan 12, 1829; d. Jan 12, 1831.
9. Irene W. Scott b. May 11, 1832; m. William Fuller of Ashfield, Mass.
8. Miriam Scott b. Sept 23, 1793; died June 22, 1822; m. Samuel Porter and
1. Scott Porter.
2. Gratia Porter.
3. Fordyce Porter.
9. Calvin Scott, b. March 12, 1796; died unmarried on Feb 4, 1868.
10. Luther Scott, b. Aug. 2, 1798; m. April 10, 1828, Rebecca, the dau. of
Rebecca Harmon of Hawley and had six children, viz:
1. Samuel Bridgman Scott b. Oct 9, 1828; m. May 14, 1855, Martha E. Pierce.
2. Melissa W. Scott b. Mar. 10, 1830; m. May 9, 1849, Gardner M. Truesdale
of Shelburne, Mass., and had five children.
3. Thaxter Scott b. Mar 31, 1831; m. June 5, 1866, Jane Barnard of Shel-
burne and had two children, viz.:
1. Wilbur T. Scott b. May 14, 1867.
2. Jennie M. Scott b. Sept. 24, 1870.
Thaxter Scott lived on the old homestead.
4. Olive Scott b. June 6, 1832; died April 30, 1856, unm.
5. Ruth Scott b. Nov 20, 1835; died April, 1856, unm.
6. Elizabeth Scott b. Jan 5, 1838; died oct 27, 1839.
Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth
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