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John Wilson Scott, I
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Birth: May 29, 1763
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 1847
Waynesville
DeWitt County
Illinois, USA

JOHN SCOTT was born the 29th or 30th of May 1763 in York Co., Pennsylvania (in what is now Adams Co., Pennsylvania). He was the son of John Scott and Ann Creighton. He moved from York Co., Pennsylvania to Washington Co., Virginia in 1772, along with his parents. He enlisted from Washington Co., Virginia in May 1780, in Captain James Dysart's Company, Colonel William Gamble's Regiment, Virginia line of troops, serving one year; he was in the battles of King's Mountain and Wetzell's Mill. The family came to Sangamon Co., Illinois in 1824; removed to DeWitt Co., Illinois where he died 13th Mar 1847.

John is usually referred to as simply "John Scott" in documents, censuses, etc. He may have added the "Wilson" to his name himself later in life, to distinguish himself from other John Scotts who lived near him. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Scott (1734 - 1803)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Keith Scott (1766 - 1838)*
 
 Children:
  Andrew Scott (1786 - 1854)*
  John Wilson Scott (1788 - 1852)*
  Alexander Scott (1789 - 1866)*
  James Keith Scott (1793 - 1853)*
  William Liddell Scott (1795 - 1844)*
  Anna Caroline Scott Glenn (1796 - 1864)*
  Rutha B. Scott Glenn (1799 - 1870)*
  Martin Scott (1807 - 1886)*
  Samuel Wilson Scott (1818 - 1831)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Waynesville
DeWitt County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Gen Story Girl
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Sep 04, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9421241
John Wilson Scott, I
Added by: Tony Cannon
 
John Wilson Scott, I
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Honoring John Wilson Scott, DAR Ancestor Number A101603, one of the Heroes who fought at the Battle of King's Mountain.
- Vonnie Cantrell
 Added: Jun. 18, 2014
In honor of my 4th Great Grandfather
- Allan Scott II
 Added: Jan. 2, 2014
We honor you and your service sir!
- descendants of Gen. John Sevier of Tennessee
 Added: Oct. 1, 2013
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