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John Scott (son of Thomas Scott and Elizabeth Burton) was born February 16, 1705/06 in Edinburgh Scotland, and died November 12, 1774 in Wilkes County North Carolina. He married Margaret Thornton on March 13, 1739/40 in Ireland.

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JOHN SCOTT (S1)
was born near Edinburgh, Scotland in 1706. John a Presbyterian, went to Northern Ireland in 1725 where he participated in suppressing a Catholic rebellion and lost an arm in the combat. According to the record in his Bible which is filed with the pension record of his son, Samuel, he came out of Ireland in 1745 and married Margaret Thornton, March 13, 1740. They moved to Virginia about 1760 and then to North Carolina (probably Guilford County) where his will dated Oct. 5, 1774 was probated in November of that year. In his will he names wife Margaret, and his six children: THOMAS, Jinet, Samuel, Nancy, William, and Martha. Margaret Scott died in Jessamine County, Kentucky on April 6, 1801.

THOMAS SCOTT(S2),
son of John and Margaret Thornton Scott, was born in Pennsylvania, February 22, 1754; died in Henry County, Kentucky September 24, 1834; married first Nancy Carothers in Guilford County, North Carolina, February 9, 1775; second, Sarah Ward in Jessamine County, Kentucky, October 6, 1800. In 1776, Thomas enlisted in Guilford County, North Carolina to serve for three months under Captain Fleck, and Col. Martin. He also served under General Rutherford. Around 1777 he moved to Washington County, Virginia and entered service again from Guilford County Court House, North Carolina. He and his brothers, Samuel and William, participated in the Battle of Kings Mountain where he served under Col. Campbell and Col. Shelby. He was a minute-man until the end of the war. He also served as a Captain in the Indian Wars. Thomas was allowed pension on his application executed 17 October 1832 while residing in Henry County, Kentucky. Children include: Joseph, Thomas, John, HARVEY, Nancy, and Malinda.

HARVEY SCOTT(S3),
son of Thomas and Nancy Carothers Scott was born February 12, 1800. He married Sarah Marker on March 4th (either 1821 or 1829). Sarah was born on December 25, 1799 and died in Franklin County, Ky on August 22, 1883. The 1850 census of Franklin County, Ky shows Mary Marker, age 30, who was perhaps Sarah's sister living with Sarah and Harvey. In Franklin County, Ky settlement book 5 on August 14, 1869, we find that Sarah had requested that her dower be laid off. This would indicate that Harvey had died sometime before August of 1869. Children include: WILLIAM CURTIS SCOTT

WILLIAM CURTIS SCOTT (S4),
son of Harvey and Sarah Marker Scott was born January 30, 1830; died July 12, 1907; married Ellen Vaughn on February 15, 1858 in Franklin County, Kentucky at the house of Mrs. Catherine Vaughn. Ellen was born March 26, 1835 or 1836 and died March 19, 1927. She is buried in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, Franklin County, Ky. William Curtis Scott served in the Union Army during the Civil War on the roll of Captain J.C. Jackson's company known as the "Peak's Mill Rangers". He was listed as a private.
Children for William Curtis Scott and Ellen Vaughn Scott include: Harvey Timoleon, Elizabeth, Kate, Laura, Ann, Doll. Another son, WILLIAM, was born in 1854, four year before Harveys marriage to Ellen. Writer is still looking for a first wife for William Curtis Scott. This person would also be Williams mother.


WILLIAM SCOTT (S5),
son of William Curtis Scott was born in April 1854. He married Mary Jane Sheets on March 5, 1873 in Franklin County, Ky. His family lived in the Peaks Mill area of Franklin County, Ky. Mary Jane was born in July 1856. According to the 1880 and the 1900 census records their children were: Ida (1874), Harvey (1876), Magnolia (3/1878), Francis (Frank) (11/1880), Manford (10/1882), Lillie (5/1885), Arthur (11/1887), Pearl (4/1890), WILLIAM LEE (1/1893), Florence (2/96), Elmer (10/1898) and Myrtle (1901).

WILLIAM LEE SCOTT (S6)
son of William and Mary Jane Sheets Scott was born in January of 1893 in the Peaks Mill area of Franklin County, Kentucky. He married Sallie Tucker Harris, daughter of Mack and Eddie Grimes Harris of Wilmore, Kentucky. Sallie was born in Jessamine County, Ky in November of 1896. She had two sisters: Mamie and Ollie. Mack Harris, who was born in March 1876 in Jessamine County, Kentucky, spent his final years living with Sallie in Louisville. (He is buried at St. Stephens Cemetery) William Lee and Sallie owned and operated the W. L. Scott Hardware store that was located at the N.E. corner of Preston and Ormsby Streets in Louisville, Kentucky. They lived on Camp Street in Louisville and later lived above the Hardware store. William often cooked his speciality (Italian spaghetti) at family gatherings. Sallie was also a fine cook. She was a very witty person, she liked and could tell a good joke. William died in November 1947; Sallie died in January 1988; both are buried at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky. Children: Mack William, CHARLES EDWARD, Louise

CHARLES EDWARD SCOTT (S7)
son of William Lee and Sallie Tucker Harris Scott was born on September 23, 1915. He married Helen Marie Page on October 8, 1933 in Louisville, Ky. Helen, born November 9, 1913 in Scottsville, Ky, was the daughter of William White Page and Cora Elizabeth England Page of Louisville and formally of Scottsville, Ky and Monroe County, Ky. Ed attended Manual High School. He was a hurdler on the track team and won several medals at the Kentucky High School championships. He also boxed as a youth. He and his brother Mack were acquaintances of Victor Mature (movie star) while growing up in the Shelby Park neighborhood of Louisville. He was in the Kentucky National Guard and was called active duty during WWII. Fortunately, he saw no overseas duty. He worked at Curtis Wright, International Harvester, and as manager of the W.L. Scott Hardware store. Helen worked at F.W. Woolworth as a young lady; after raising her four children she went back to work and retired from the J.C. Penny Co. Helen has been very active at the Walnut Street Baptist Church. She sang in the seniors choir. She likes to walk for her health and has competed in many road races. She often finishes ahead of runners many years her junior. She has, in her trophy collection, awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishes in the Kentucky Derby Mini-Marathon. Charles Edward Scott died 25 June 1999. Helen, his wife died 8 June 2000.
Children: Shirley J., Charles E. Jr., Linda C., Kenneth R..

CHARLES EDWARD SCOTT, JR. (S8.2)
son of Charles Edward and Helen Marie Page Scott was born April 26, 1939 in Louisville, Ky. He married Deanna Elizabeth Chase on May 20, 1961 at the Walnut Street Baptist Church. Deanna, born December 11, 1937, is the daughter of Ogle and Lillie B. Chase of New Albany, Indiana. Charles, also known as Meb, lived at 325 E. Magnolia in his youth. He spent much of his time playing sports at Shelby Park. He attended Tingley Elem. School and Manual High School. He played clarinet in the band and ran the sprints and relays for the track team. Later he lived at 1503 Wurtele. Charles has been in the banking business for 40 years. Charles was in the Kentucky Air National Guard from 1960-1966. He received a B.S. degree from the University of Louisville and a M.S. degree in Marketing from Webster University of St. Louis. Charles is an amateur radio operator. He holds an extra class license ---WZ4R. Like his father, Charles likes to fish. He also plays tennis. He is currently the Babe Ruth Baseball Commissioner for Louisville. When Charles and Deanna got married they bought a house at 7909 Maple Hill Road. They lived there for 26 years. In 1987 they moved to 10703 Boxwood Hill Court, Louisville, Ky.
Children: Melissa Chase, David Charles.

MELISSA CHASE SCOTT (S8.21)
daughter of Charles Edward Scott, Jr. and Deanna Elizabeth Chase Scott was born in Louisville on August 6, 1965.

DAVID CHARLES SCOTT (S8.22)
son of Charles Edward Scott, Jr. and Deanna Elizabeth Chase Scott was born on October 14, 1967 in Louisville. He attended Smyrna Elem., Myers Middle, and Seneca High Schools. He played shortstop on Seneca's baseball team. He attended Western Kentucky University where he was president of the Kappa Alpha fraternity. He received a B.S. degree in finance. He is a branch manager for a bank in Nashville, Tennessee. On April 23, 1994 he married Karen Dianne Dykstra of Nashville, Tennessee.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: The facts in this genealogy was prepared, in part, from data gathered by descendants of Harvey Timoleon Scott, brother of William Scott (S.5). I especially want to thank Mary McCaulley, daughter of Rebecca Scott Rush and grand daughter of Harvey Timoleon Scott for sharing information with me. Credit should be given to Dorothy B. Carrell Rush for research done on much of the early history. Information gathered on William Scott (S.5) and his descendants was collected at the Filson Club in Louisville by looking at census records, and from personal history written in family records. Charles E. Scott, Jr.



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More About John Scott and Margaret Thornton:
Marriage: March 13, 1739/40, Ireland.

Children of John Scott and Margaret Thornton are:
  1. +Samuel Scott, b. August 05, 1762, Virginia, d. December 12, 1820, Middleborough Jessamine County Kentucky.
  2. Mary Scott, b. 1740, d. date unknown.
  3. William Scott, b. 1750, d. date unknown.
  4. Thomas Scott, b. July 18, 1755, d. date unknown.
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