About Thomas ` Scott
Thomas Scott, embarked about" the last of April," 1634, in the "Elizabeth," of (and at) Ipswich, age 40, with wife Elizabeth (40), children, Elizabeth (age 9), Abigail (age 7), Thomas (age 6); with him were Thomas Kilbourne, Robert Day, etc. He was admitted freeman, Massachusetts, March 4, 1634-5. Removed to Hartford with the first settlers, and was an original proprietor; his home-lot in 1639 was on the road from the Meeting House to the Landing, now State St., and also extended some distance on Front St. Hinman says that in 1635-6 he kept a bridge over brick-hill brook, at five shillings per annum. He was one of those appointed by the General Court, Jan. 16,1639, "to view those parts by' Vnxis Sepus' (Farmington), which may be suitable for a plantation." He died November 6, 1643, by accident, "John Ewo by misadventure was the cause," and he was sentenced to pay £10 to the widow, and £5 to then county, inventory £174. 12. 4. His widow, Ann, married November 7, 1644, Thomas Ford, of Windsor, and died at Northampton, May 5, 1675.
i. Elizabeth, born about 1625; married February 6, 1648, Deacon John Loomis, of Windsor; died May 7, 1696.
ii. Abigail, born about 1627.
iii. Thomas, born about 1628; settled at Stamford; married at Ipswich, Massachusetts, Margaret, daughter of William Hubbard; died 1657.
iv. Mary, married November 7, 1644, Robert Porter, of Farmington.
v. Sarah, married December 15, 1645, John Stanley (q. v.), of Farmington; died June 20, 1661.
SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 257. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books