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# ID: I294
# Name: James SCOTT +
# Sex: M
# Birth: 1767 in Russell County, VA
# Death: MAR 1837 in Green County, KY
# Occupation: farmer
# Note: 1

    Note: - JAMES SCOTT (ALEXANDER2, UNKNOWN1) was born 1767 in Russell County, Va., and died March 1837 in Green County, Ky.. He married ELENOR PREECE Abt. 1795, daughter of DAVID PREECE/PRIEST and ANNA [POWELL?]. She was born Abt. 1776, and died Bet. 1844 - 1850 in Green County, KY.

    Notes for JAMES SCOTT:
    Green County Census from Tax List James Scott, 7-3-1795, 1 -- 1 -- -- 1 -- 6

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    Green County Will Book 3 Will of James Scott
    December 5, 1835

    Will of James Scott: my wife, Elenor, gets my real and personal estate during her lifetime or widowhood. My daughter, Lydia Scott, gets a bed and furniture, saddle, cow and calf. If my wife should marry she gets 1/3 of Estate. My son, Price Scott, gets 1/2 of the Plantation where I now live, containing 200 hundred acres. The other half goes to my daughter, Ann Combs. My negro, Moses, goes to my son, Marshall Scott and to my daughter, Lidia Scott. I desire Moses, to stay in family but, if one does not want to purchase him he can be sold and money divided equally. My grandaughter Martha Ann Scott gets one cow and calf and furniture, after my wife's death, Estate to be divided;
    Exec., My wife, Elenor Scott and my son, Marshall Scott;
    Signed, James Scott
    Witness: William Sympson, George Elmore, Silas Despain Produced March 20, 1837
    Proven by William Sympson and George Elmore Recorded March 25, 1837 by John Barret
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    James Scott appointed to run the line between Warren Co and Green Co when Warren was formed.
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    Justice of Peace in Green County. Sherriff in Green County in 1828.
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    More About JAMES SCOTT:
    Occupation: Farmer

    Notes for ELENOR PREECE:
    Life estate Bk 1/819 Green County, Ky.

    I, Elenor Scott, widow and [illegible) of James Scott, deceased, do hereby certify that the following is the list of slaves held by me
    for life desired to me by my said Husband to wit one negroe man named Moses aged about 38 years which negroe I hold a life estate
    in and at my death said negro is to go to Marshall Scott and Lydia Etherton late Lydia Scott as by the will of said James Scott he so
    directed given under my hand this 19th of April 1844
    Eleanor + (her mark )Scott.

    More About ELENOR PREECE:
    Alt. Name Spelling: Price

    Marriage: Abt. 1795 -0002.html#CHILD2

# Change Date: 18 MAY 2004

Father: Alexander SCOTT + b: 1740 in PA
Mother: Susan (SCOTT) + b: ABT 1750

Marriage 1 Elenor PREECE (PRICE) + b: ABT 1776

    * Married: ABT 1795


   1. Has Children Marshall SCOTT + b: 1799 in KY
   2. Has Children Price SCOTT b: 1801 in KY
   3. Has Children James Marshall SCOTT b: ABT 1803
   4. Has Children Anna "Ann" SCOTT b: 1808 in Green County, KY
   5. Has Children Lydia SCOTT b: 1813 in Green County, KY


   1. Type: Previous Researcher
      Text: Herb Scott, Scott Family Historian

The cited information was sourced from Website / URL published on January 30th, 2007 <> The author/originator was Louis L. Stark.
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