Thursday, December 17, 2009

Bell 70 Scott

LXX. George Scott & Elizabeth ? {… SC}

1737, George, mortgage of lease and release for 1,900 acres of land in Craven Co. (S) SCDA&H, S-372001, V-R0, P-104.
2/6/1752, Scott, George, Surgeon of Charles Town, to John Lewis, Cord Wainer of Charles Town, Bill of Sale for one negro man named Milford. (S) SCDA&H, S-213003, V-21, P-147, I-2.
5/14/1754, Scott, George, Surgeon of Johns Island, to Francis Goltier, Silversmith of Charles Town, Bill of Sale for one negro man named Kettlebender. (S) SCDA&H, S-213003, V-21, P-677.
1765, George on a judgement roll. (S) SCDA&H, S-136002, Box-61A, I-95A.
10/21/1767, George, memorial for 202 acres on St. Helena Island, Granville Co. (S) SCDA&H, S-111001, V-9, P-350, I-1.
10/17/1768, George called to jury duty in Charlestown. (S) Citz’s and Immig’s – SC, 1768, P370.
4/25/1776, George called as an April Session juror. (S) SCDA&H, S-145002, Y-1769, P-336, I-2A.
George moved to Fairfield Co. Many settlers moved to this area because it was the beginnings of the “high” lands which were cooler and had fewer mosquitos.
7/6/1790, Scott, George of Fairfield Co., Fairfield Co. wrote his will. (S) Family notes.
4/10/1792, George’s will proved 4/10/1792 by John Andrews.

Family notes:
• Will of George Scott: “IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I George Scott of the State of South Carolina Fairfield County Planter being Sick and Weak of Body but of Perfect mind & memory do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament and as touching My Wordly Goods Where with it hath pleased God to Bless me with I give & dispose of in Manner & form followin that is say – Item I lend to my Beloved Wife Elizabeth Scott One hundred Acres of Land Whereon I Now Dwell During her Life or Widowhood & after her Death or Marriage to fall to my son William Scott to him and his Heirs forever – Item I also Lend my Wife Elizabeth Scott all the Remainder of my Estate Consisting of Stock Tools Household Furniture &c and after her Death to fall to my Daughter Margaret Montgomery and her heirs. Lastly I do make and ordain and Appoint my Trusty Friends Hugh Montgomery and Charles Montgomery my Lawfull Executors of the My Last Will and Testament Dated this Sixth of July In the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred & Ninety; Signed and Sealed in Presence of John Robertson, John Andrews. /s/ George Scott. (S) SCDA&H, Fairfield Co., V1, B1, P37.
• 1769, a “George Scott” – possibly his father, wrote a will in Colleton Co., SC.

Children of George and Elizabeth:

i. Margaret Scott, born 1752 in Charles Town, SC.

ii. William Scott, born ?. (S) Will of his father.

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