Thomas Scott, 17781834 (aged 56 years)

Thomas /Scott/
Given names
Birth 1778 22

Presumed to be the second-born son, named after the maternal grandfather Thomas Clingan, per Scotch-Irish naming conventions.

Birth of a brotherWilliam Scott
October 9, 1781 (aged 3 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas Clingan
October 14, 1788 (aged 10 years)
Death of a fatherJames Scott
about 1807 (aged 29 years)
Citation details: Vols. 1-C, 1-D, 1-E, 1807-1825; Genealogical Society film JBH310
Date of entry in original source: December 29, 2000

C/184 10/5/1807: James Scott died intestate leaving 10 children: «tab»«tab»Adults: Mary, William «tab»«tab»Under 20: James, Franklin, Andrew, Margaret, Jane, [Ferrisa], Isabella «tab»Mary Scott and James [John?] McCammon, administrators «tab»Personal estate insufficient for payment of debts «tab»Want order for sale of one-third part of land to pay debts and for maintenance/education of minors «tab»Court orders sale on premises 11/27/1807 to highest bidder

C/207 12/10/1807 «tab»Unable to sell ("no person offering sufficient price") «tab»Court orders sale on 3/2/1808

C/225 March 1808 «tab»Sold to Thomas Holmes of Lancaster Co. for £250 (PA currency) «tab»Payable 4/1/1808

C/255 12/26/1808 «tab»Administrators produce accounting «tab»Balance of $1244.02 «tab»Court approves and orders distribution according to law «tab»Court also appoints Crabb,W--,Stubbs as auditors

C/276 March 1809 «tab»Administrators "could discover no title to any greater estate in the aforesaid plantation than the one equal «tab»«tab»third part which was sold." «tab»However, they did discover equitable title to one-sixth part exclusive of part sold «tab»Personal estate and previous proceeds insufficient to pay expenses «tab»Court orders sale of land on 3/31/1809 «tab»[ Reference to $100, possibly security for sale or some payment to administrators for services rendered ]

C/299 5/4/1809 «tab»Administrators report sale to Dennis Lynch of [unknown] Township in Lancaster County for $447

C/345 12/27/1809 «tab»Court appoints Bird, Green, and Hamilton as auditors

C/424 7/31/1810 «tab»Auditors met at John McCammon's house in Middletown «tab»( 3 pages of detailed accounting ) «tab»Now have $1720.35 in cash, including $29.33 cash received and $447 from Lynch property sale «tab»Paid some debts, leaving $556.46 «tab»Administrators want bonds from estate of John Long (for whom James Scott was acting executor) «tab»«tab»to be removed from this estate. Suspect that William Shaw and wife have claim against «tab»«tab»Scott estate for legacy under John Long's will. «tab»Report set aside

[ Now Roll 1640, but still film#JBH310 ] D/6 2/7/1812 «tab»Auditors' report set aside

D/475 12/27/1816 «tab»Bombach, Walker, and Abricks are appointed auditors

[ Roll 1640, Film#JBH311 ] E/610 5/3/1825 «tab»Forster, Maclean, and S---ack are appointed auditors «tab»Mentions "John McCammon, surviving adminstrator" «tab»Must report before 8/30/1825

E/641 9/20/1825 «tab»Report read and held under advisement «tab»In different handwriting: 12/6/1825 report confirmed «tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»12/17/1825 After argument, report confirmed

Note: PA Archives Rolls 1639-1640.
MarriageRebecca DouglasView this family
1812 (aged 34 years)

Birth of a daughterHarriet Scott
October 29, 1821 (aged 43 years)
Birth of a sonThomas Alexander Scott
December 28, 1823 (aged 45 years)
Death of a motherMary Clingan
1824 (aged 46 years)
Citation details: p. 27
Birth of a daughterMargaretta Scott
1829 (aged 51 years)

Death October 24, 1834 (aged 56 years)

Family with parents
Birth: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: about 1807Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth: September 1, 1755 32East Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1824McConnellsburg, Fulton, Pennsylvania, USA
Marriage MarriageFebruary 14, 1771St. James Episcopal Church, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
3 years
4 years
younger brother
Family with Rebecca Douglas
Marriage Marriage1812
Birth: October 29, 1821 43 33Fort Loudon, Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: April 17, 1877
2 years
Birth: December 28, 1823 45 35Fort Loudon, Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 21, 1881Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA
6 years
SourceCivil War Career of Thomas A. Scott, The; a Univ. of Pennsylvania doctoral dissertation
Citation details: p. 3
SourceUnconfirmed Information
Citation details: Daughters of American Revolution extract on Thomas Clingan, ADN file "R".

Presumed to be the second-born son, named after the maternal grandfather Thomas Clingan, per Scotch-Irish naming conventions.

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From "The Civil War Career of Thomas A. Scott", footnote 9 on page 3: "Scott's father is not to be confused with the Thomas Scott from Washington County who was one of the first men to be elected to Congress from Western Pennsylvania. Thomas Scott of Loudon was one of the original purchasers of lots in that village. He also took a leading part in the establishment of a union church for the Presbyterians, Lutherans, and Reformed Churchmen in that community..."\par

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