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Andrew S Scott, I

Birthdate:
Birthplace: NC, USA
Death: Died in Sangamon, IL, USA
Place of Burial: New Berlin, Sangamon, IL, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Wilson Scott, I and Nancy Scott
Husband of Anna Scott and Mary Scott
Father of Gaddial Scott; Caleb Longest Scott; Nancy Slatten; James Longest Scott; Elizabeth A. Scott and 2 others
Brother of John Wilson Scott, II; Alexander Scott; Wilson B. Scott; James Keith Scott; William Liddell Scott and 8 others
Half brother of Elizabeth Maston

Occupation: Christian Minister
Managed by: Private User
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About Andrew S Scott, I

Anna and Andrew removed to Indiana about 1815, removed to Illinois 1824, first stopping west of Springfield, then to Richland Creek and from there to Island Grove, Sangamon County in 1824, Andrew and Anna owned land in Township 21 North, Range 1 East Funks Grove township, McLean Co. Illinois. There is also a deed record found in Book B. McLean Co. Illinois deed records for a porcel of land sold on October 27, 1834.


Andrew Scott was born in 1786 in North Carolina. When a youth, his family moved to Jackson, now Clay County, Tennessee. There he met and married Anna Longest May 28, 1808. Together they had eleven children. In 1824 the family moved to Sangamon County, Illinois. It is not known when he came across the literature of Alexander Campbell, but it can be safely said that his influence was great. Not long after arriving in Illinois he met Theophilus Sweet, a strong Baptist. Soon his influence brought about change in thought, and they committed themselves to proclaiming New Testament Christianity in their area. Scott's work was primarily in the western part of Illinois. He planted the church in Sangamon County at his home in New Berlin. He evangelized in neighboring counties as well. He was a strong influence in that region in the early to middle years of the 19th century in that area. In 1853 his wife Anna passed away, and he remarried Mary Maxwell. They were married about six years when Scott died in 1859. So little is known of his life and work. However it can be said that he was faithful to the cause of Christ until his death.

Source: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=45526546

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Andrew S Scott, I's Timeline

1786
November 21, 1786
NC, USA
1809
August 9, 1809
Age 22
Clay (formerly Jackson), Tennessee, United States
1811
February 22, 1811
Age 24
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
1813
January 12, 1813
Age 26
Giles, Tennessee, United States
1815
January 20, 1815
Age 28
Harrison, Indiana, United States
1817
January 21, 1817
Age 30
Orange, Indiana, United States
1818
November 20, 1818
Age 31
Crawford, Indiana, United States
1824
December 22, 1824
Age 38
Sangamon, Illinois, United States
1854
September 16, 1854
Age 67
Sangamon, IL, USA