Thomas Scott, of Hartford (c.1597 - 1643) MP

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Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Cause of death: Misadventure
Managed by: John E. Loomis
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About Thomas Scott, of Hartford

Born by about 1597 (based on estimated date of marriage) per Note of Elisha Loomis, The Loomis Family in America, pg 129 “ is said to have come to New England in 1634, in ship Elizabeth” Came to Massachusetts Bay in 1634 (based on grant of land at Cambridge on 4 August 1634). First settled in Cambridge; moved to Hartford in 1636.

The Founders of Hartford

Thomas Scott, 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 d. Nov. 6, 1643, by accident, “John Ewe by misadventure was the cause,” and he was sentenced to pay £l0 to the widow, and £3 to the county. Inv. f174. 12. 4.

His widow, Ann, m. Nov. 7, 1644, Thomas Ford, of Windsor, and d. at Northampton, May 5, 1675.-

Ch.:

  • i. Elizabeth, b. about 1625; m. Feb. 6, 1648, Dea. John Loomis, of Windsor; d. May 7, 1696.
  • ii. Thomas, d. 1657.
  • iv. Mary, m. Nov. 7, 1644, Robert Porter, of Farmington.
  • v. Sarab, m. Dec. 15, 1645, John Stanley (q. v.), of Farmington; d. June 26, 1661.

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  1. from TORREY: SCOTT, Thomas (-1643) & Ann _____ (1587-), m/2 Thomas FORD 1644; by 1618, by 1614?; Hartford {TAG 35:22; Warner-Harrington 419; Bosworth 416; Hartford Prob. 1:32; Scott (1906) 12; Flagg Anc. 278; Reg. 11:323; Crapo 363; Paine (#5) 134; Cooke (ms) 2; Blackman Anc. 128, 185, 278; Wethersfield 2:162}

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Savage's lists two Thomases, showing the difference298:

THOMAS, Hartford 1637, had been, perhaps, of Cambridge, was k. 6 Nov. 1643, careless. by John Ewe, for wh. he. was. fin. L5. to the Col. and £10. to the wid. Aft. being wound. he made nuncup. will, held good, tho. incomplete, as not nam. overseers, provid. for wid. Ann, s. Thomas, and three ds. That s. was infirm in body, or mind, perhaps both, and liv. not long; and the wid. m. 7 Nov. 1644, Thomas Ford; and d. at Northampton, 5 May 1675. One d. Mary m. at the same time with her mo. Robert Porter; ano. Sarah, m. 5 Dec. 1645, John Staley; and the other, Elizabeth m. 3 or 6 Feb. 1649, John Loomis of Windsor.

THOMAS, Ipswich, came in the Elizabeth from Ipswich 1634, aged 40, with w. Elizabeth 40; and ch. Elizabeth 9; Abigail, 7; and Thomas, 6; was freem. 4 Mar. foll. made his will 8 Mar. 1654, names ea. of these ch. as liv. but that Thomas was at Stamford, and ment. younger ch. Hannah, Sarah, and Mary. In the same ship came Martha, aged 60, prob. mo. of this Thomas, and Richard Kimball, 39, by Scott, in his will, 20 yrs. later, call br. At Boston, Co. Lincoln, in 1630, was one Thomas Scott, that may have been the same as the preced. or the foll.

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1597
1597
England
1618
1618
Age 21
England
1622
1622
Age 25
England
1622
Age 25
England
1624
1624
Age 27
England
1625
1625
Age 28
England
1626
1626
Age 29
England
1643
November 6, 1643
Age 46
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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Hartford, Hartford , Connecticut, United States