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Moses Scott
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1730
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1823
Chebogue Point
Nova Scotia, Canada

According to the Journal of his brother, Rev. Jonathan Scott, Moses (Originally named John Jr.), the first child of John and Lydia Scott, was born about 1730, probably in Braintree, Mass. When still an infant and while his father was away at sea, he was "kidnapped" by Samuel Spear of Braintree and grew up under the name of Moses Spear, which he had changed in 1752 to Moses Scott. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Gridley Scott (1736 - 1816)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Scott Bain (1774 - 1860)*
  John Flavel Scott (1776 - 1859)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Sacred To the Memory Moses Scott Deacon of the First Church of Yarmouth Departd this life July 2 1823 Aged 99 ye 9 Months 1 Day By [didn't transcribe the verse]

Note: slate; facing northwest ; measures 33 1/2" high; 28 1/4" wide; 2 " deep

Thanks to Char Mitts for the transcription and tombstone material and dimensional info.
 
Burial:
Chebogue Cemetery
Rockville
Yarmouth County
Nova Scotia, Canada
 
Created by: family historian
Record added: Nov 17, 2008
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Moses Scott
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Moses Scott
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Moses Scott
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Book 42 pages 492-494 Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Deeds show Abigail Gray, widow of Boston, and Rebecca Bridge, widow of Boston, and Sarah Scott, wife of Moses Scott, Yeoman of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia are children of Jeremiah Gridley of Boston. 30 Au...(Read more)
- Laura Schreibman
 Added: Sep. 9, 2014
 
 
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