Descendents of John Scott of Blandford, MA

(Follow the linked names below for descendents of John, 3rd, Warham, Silas, and Seth)

John Scott, Jr. was born 2 Jun 1733, probably somewhere near Boston, MA.  He was the son of John and Agnis Scott.  John married Rachel Stewart (1735, Boxford, Essex, MA - aft. 1821, prob. Unadilla, NY), daughter of John Stewart and Sarah Ball (or Bell), on 25 Oct 1759 in Blandford, Hampden, MA.  He was among the first settlers of Murrayfield (later Chester), MA in 1763.  He was chosen as a selectman in Blandford in 1769, fought in the Revolution, and was a selectman in Blandford again from 1782-85.  By 1796, he had moved to Unadilla, NY, where he was repeatedly elected path master and pound master.  John died 12 Nov 1819 in Unadilla, Otesgo, NY.
I. David Scott was born 25 Jun 1760 in Blandford, MA and died 29 Nov 1835 in Livonia (or Hemlock), Livingston, NY.
II. Margaret Scott was born 23 Dec 1761 in Blandford, MA and died c. 1764.
III. John Scott, 3rd was born 27 Sep 1763 in Blandford, MA.  He married Mabel Allen (1770 - 31 Mar 1836, Augusta, Oneida, NY) in Becket, Berkshire, MA.  John died 2 Aug 1829 in Augusta, NY.
IV. Stewart Scott was born 1 Nov 1765 in Blandford, MA.  In 1850, he was living with his brother Seth in Richland Twp., Oswego, NY.  He was unmarried.
V. Sarah Scott was born 26 Dec 1767 in Blandford, MA.  She married Jonathan Anderson (b. 6 Nov 1762, Hingham, Plymouth, MA, son of Jonathan Anderson and Mary Wilder, on 12 Feb 1788.
VI. Warham Scott was born 6 Mar 1770 in Blandford, MA.  He married Elizabeth Foote (3 Aug 1778 - 2 Apr 1822) on 27 Jun 1802.  They lived in Canajoharie, Montgomery, NY and then settled in Dover, Tuscarawas, OH.  Warham died 24 Dec 1855.
VII. Silas Scott was born 10 Jul 1772 in Blandford, MA.  He was an early settler in Unadilla, Otsego, NY.  He married Sarah Lee (13 Jan 1777 - 23 Mar 1848, Unadilla, NY), daughter of Philemon Lee and Priscilla Sprague, on 9 Aug 1794, prob. in Unadilla, NY.  Silas died 21 Jan 1838 in Unadilla, NY.
VIII. Seth Scott was born 22 Apr 1774, prob. in Blandford, MA.  He was an early settler in Unadilla, NY.  He married Amy Burch (1783/84 - 19 Jun 1866, Mexico, Oswego, NY), poss. the daughter of Jeremiah Burch of Unadilla.  By 1830, they were living in Richland, Oswego, NY.  Seth died 7 Aug 1852 in Mexico, NY.
IX. Asher Scott was born 14 Apr 1776 in Blandford, MA.  He married Mary Lee (16 Apr 1785 - 16 Mar 1854), daughter of Philemon Lee and Priscilla Sprague, in 1806.  Asher died 11 May 1836 in Unadilla, NY.
X. Amasa Scott was born 9 Jul 1778 in Blandford, MA.
XI. William Scott was born 14 May 1780 in Blandford, MA.  He fought in the War of 1812.  William died aft. 1849.

Note:  Much of the information about the descendents of John Scott, Jr. is derived from "John Scott of Brookfield," by Maurice W. Fox, which appeared in the magazine of the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research in the early 1940's.



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