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Dr Moses Scott
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Birth: 1738
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1821
New Brunswick
Middlesex County
New Jersey, USA

Dr. Scott served as Chief Surgeon of the Continental Army Hospital in Piscataway. According to his grandson, Rev. William Warren Blauvelt, in a letter written about 1875, "He was acquainted with the Log College,often spoke of their ministers, and was himself an earnest Christian- long elder in the First Presbyterian Church, to which, as I have been told, he gave the lot on which the present church edifice stands. He was a surgeon in the Revolutionary Army - was at Brandywine - Trenton -Princeton.. . ." He names the children and their spouses...
"My Grandfather Scott's residence was on the northwest corner of Albany and Neilson Street, now owned by Mr Elmendorf. . ." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Scott (1689 - 1749)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Johnson Scott (1745 - 1831)*
 
 Children:
  Hannah Scott (1765 - 1847)*
  Jane Mitchell Scott Blauvelt (1768 - 1826)*
  Mary Dickerson Scott Smith (1770 - 1848)*
  Joseph Warren Scott (1778 - 1871)*
  Anna Scott (1780 - 1785)*
  Anna Johnson Scott Smith (1789 - 1830)*
 
 Sibling:
  Moses Scott (1738 - 1821)
  Matthew Scott (1739 - 1798)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In July 1994, we unearthed the very large stone. We very carefully did a rubbing, with permission of the management, and then replaced the sod so as to preserve the stone from destruction by the elements. Someone has obviously removed the protective sod. Pity. The rubbing is difficult to read:
IN THE
-------------------------
Moses Scott, Esq. M.D.
DIED
On the 18th of December 1821
****************
___IN The
Full Triumph of Christian Faith
And the Certain Assurance of a Blessed
Immortality
MOSES SCOTT,ESQUIRE,M.D.
Repaired to his Mansion Not Made
With hands-Eternal in the
Heavens
On the 28th Day of Dec.1821
His Pilgrimage here was lone-
some, and years
The Ardent and Devoted friend
Of the Church of Christ
The Early and Intrepid Supporter
Of American Independence
The Patriot Soldier
Physician beloved faithful
And industrious
He was long and successfully
Engaged in bestowal of
Benevolences
Just Generous Hospitable and
Pious
He was the Faithful Servant
of
THE MOST HIGH
(full text contributed by M. Teiwes)

 
Burial:
Van Liew Cemetery
New Brunswick
Middlesex County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: 1921 reinterment area for Presby
 
Created by: Shirley Stanton
Record added: Aug 14, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6684836
Dr Moses Scott
Added by: Shirley Stanton
 
Dr Moses Scott
Added by: Joanne Guggenheim
 
Dr Moses Scott
Added by: Joanne Guggenheim
 
 
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May you fly with the angels always and forever. God bless
- arianna
 Added: Jul. 10, 2005
 
 
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