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Hannah Scott (Bird)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Probably England
Death: Died in Probably Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Bird, Sr. and Mary Belden
Wife of Edmund Scott, of Waterbury
Mother of Hannah Brownson
Sister of Thomas Bird, Jr.; James Belden Bird, Sr; John Bird; Joseph Bird; Mary North and 1 other
Half sister of Thomas Bird, Jr.; James Belden Bird, Sr and Joseph Bird

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About Hannah Scott

Smith, Edward R. Early Connecticut Scott Families: In Search of Edmund. Connecticut Nutmegger. (Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Dec 1994), 27:397-98. "It is broadly accepted that Edmund's first wife was Hannah, daughter of Thomas Bird. The only hard evidence we have located is in a record of the distribution of Thomas Bird's estate, dated 3 March 1663/4, wherein we learn that daughter Hannah had married a Scott. Available data on other Connecticut Scott families offers no other possible connection, adding credence to this connection."


Taken from the 'About Me' of https://www.geni.com/people/Edmund-Scott-of-Waterbury/6000000005033...

  • * ↑ Edmund Scott, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 4:36-37.

"Edmund (Scott), Farmington 1649, by first w. had seven ch. was freem. 1669, had two more

ch. by sec. w. Eliz. wid. of Thomas Upson, but the date of ms. or bs. for neither is told.

From his will of 11 June 1690, we gain the names of all, Edmund; Samuel, b. 1660; Jonathan;

George; David; Robert; Joseph; Eliz. Davis; and Hannah, w. of John Brunson; yet we shall not

be justif. in suppos. this to be the order of success. exc. that the two s. last nam. were by sec.

w. nor will conject. be reasona. to determine the priority of the d. whose h.'s name is not seen.

Positive informat. however, is afford. on two points, that he was an orig. propr. of Waterbury, and there d. 1691."

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↑ Edmund Scott, Sen., in Bronson, Henry. The History of Waterbury, Connecticut: The Original Township Embracing Present Watertown and Plymouth, and Parts of Oxford, Wolcott, Middlebury, Prospect and Naugatuck. With an Appendix of Biography, Genealogy and Statistics . (Waterbury, Connecticut: Bronson Brothers, 1858), 181-82.

"He settled in Farmington, with children, at an early date, and m. the widow of Thomas Upson. His two youngest children, Robert and Joseph, were by her.

He was one of the freemen of Farmington of 1669 and one of the proprietors of 1672. A subscriber of 1674, he was among the earliest that came to Mattatuck.

His regular allotments of fence, &c., indicate that with him there was no vascillation of purpose, and that he discharged, seasonably, all his obligations. He is mentioned as grantee as late as Jan. 21, 1689-90, and d. soon after, before June 2, 1690.

At the last date, his will was proved, but his inventory, showing a small estate of £17, 11s. 6d., was not presented to Court till April, 1691. His nine children are named on the probate record, several of whom remained in Waterbury."

If Manwaring's abstract is correct in stating that Edmund executed his deed of gift on 11 June 1690, Bronson's statement that his will was proved on 2 June 1690 must be incorrect.


↑ Smith, Edward R. Early Connecticut Scott Families: In Search of Edmund. Connecticut Nutmegger. (Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Dec 1994), 27:397.

"… earliest knowledge of Edmund is drawn from Julius Gay notes taken from Farmington Town records, located amongst the manuscript collections at the Connecticut Historical society: Edmund, 'in 1671, is freed from training and warding being sixty odd years of age.' Relying on this, it appears that Edmund was born about 1611, or earlier."

↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 Scott, Edmund sen., in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records. (Hartford, Conn.: R. S. Peck & Co., 1904-06), 1:504-05.

"Probate Records. Vol. V, 1687 to 1695. Page 116.

Scott, Edmund sen., Waterbury. Invt. £10-12-16. Taken 16 April, 1691, by Abraham Andrews & Thomas Judd. Invt. in Farmington, £17-11-06, which is in the Hands of Widow Porter, was taken by John Lee & John Orton. The children of the Deceased Edmund Scott are: Joseph, Edmon, Samuel, George, Jonathan, David, Robert, Elizabeth & Hannah.

Will in the Form of a Deed of Gift, dated 11 June, 1690: This present Writing witnesseth, that I Edmund Scott sen. of Waterbury, in the County of Hartford & Colony of Connecticut, for Good & lawfull reasons mee moving thereunto, have given, & by these presents doe give, grant, bequeath, bestow upon, alienate and pass over unto my well beloved children as followeth:

I give to my son Joseph Scott 20 acres of Land in the West Swamp in Farmington. I give to my son Edmund Scott, besides what I have formerly given him, my Lott in the Neck which adjoins Daniel Porter North & John Brunson South, in Waterbury. I give to Samuel my son, and my son Jonathan Scott, my whole Right & Title in Farmington of Houseing, Barn, Homelotts, Orchards, Meadows and Uplands, with the whole Rights belonging thereunto, both of Lands already divided or undivided, excepting what I have heretofore mentioned as given to my son Joseph, and 2 Divisions of Land in the East Division of Farmington Rounds, butting on Wethersfield Bounds & Hartford Bounds. The Division on the North side of the Path that leads to Hartford I give to my daughter Elizabeth Davis, and after her death to her son John Davis, to him & to his heirs forever. The South Division, that is, south from Hartford Path butting on Wethersfield Bounds, I give to my daughter Hannah Brunson and to her heirs forever. I give to my sons, George Scott, David Scott & Robert Scott, my whole Right and Title in the Township of Waterbury, both of Houseing, Barn, Homelott, 3-Acre Lott, all my Meadows & Upland, divided or undivided, belonging to me, with all the Rights thereunto belonging, except what I have herein given to my son Edmund Scott. I give to my son George Scott, Jonathan Scott, David Scott & Robert Scott, all my Moveable Estate, quick and Dead, both of Stock & Moveables. I the abovesd.

Edmund Scott sen. doe by these presents freely, fully and forever remit, release & surrender all my Right, Title, Claim & Interest in all the Premises herein mentioned, to these my Children, to have and to hold from the day of the date hereof forever, & deliver into possession of these my Children, their Executors, Administrators or Assigns, not to make alienation or Sale of any Lands during my Natural life without my Consent, that is, of any of the Lands herein specified. As Witness my Hand.

EDMUND X SCOTT SEN. LS.

Witness: Thomas Judd sen., Thomas Judd Jr.

Acknowledged this 12th of June, 1690, before Thomas Judd, Commissioner.

Court Record, Page 32—3 September, 1691: Invt. Exhibited. The Estate is ordered to be distributed amongst the Children: To the Eldest brother a double portion, £3-10-00, and to the rest of the Children £1-15-00."


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Hannah Scott's Timeline

1624
1624
Probably England
1651
1651
Age 27
Wethersfield, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
1656
1656
Age 32
Probably Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1922
March 14, 1922
Age 32
April 12, 1922
Age 32
1945
December 7, 1945
Age 32
December 7, 1945
Age 32
December 7, 1945
Age 32
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