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Benjamin Cosby SCOTT

Male 1845 - 1882  (37 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Cosby SCOTT 
    Born 22 Jul 1845  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 15 Aug 1850  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    2nd Division 
    • John Scott, age 46, Farmer, $300 real estate, born in KY, cannot read and write
      Mary Scott, age 42, born in KY, cannot read and write
      George W. Scott, age 17, born in KY
      Nancy J. Scott, age 21, born in KY, cannot read and write
      William Scott, age 14, born in KY, in school
      Elizabeth F. Scott, age 12, born in KY, in school
      James H. Scott, age 9, born in KY, in school
      Cosby B. Scott, age 5 (M), born in KY
      Mary C. Scott, age 1, born in KY
    Census 20 Jun 1860  Metcalfe County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • John Scott, age 57, Farmer, real property $800. personal property $800, born in KY, cannot read and write
      Mary Scott, age 51, born in KY, cannot read and write
      William J. Scott, age 26, born in KY
      Elizabeth Scott, age 22, born in KY
      James H. Scott, age 18, born in KY
      Benjamin C. Scott, age 14, born in KY
      Mary C. Scott, age 11, born in KY
    Census 6 Aug 1870  Lafayette, Metcalfe County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Benjamin C. Scott, age 27, Farmer, value of real estate - $460, born in Kentucky, cannot write
      Buenvista Scott, age 28, Keeping house, born in Kentucky
      Gracey S. Scott, age 2, born in Kentucky
      Mary Ellen Scott, age 5 months, born in December in Kentucky
    Census 17 Jun 1880  Lafayette, Metcalfe County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Benjamin C. Scott, age 33, head, Farmer, cannot write, born in KY, both parents born in KY
      Buenavista Scott, age 36, wife, Keeping house, born in KY, father born in VA, mother born in KY
      Gracey S. Scott, age 12, daughter, born in KY, both parents born in KY
      Mary E. Scott, age 10, daughter, born in KY, both parents born in KY
      Laura B. Scott, age 8, daughter, born in KY, both parents born in KY
      Andrew W. Scott, age 4, son, born in KY, both parents born in KY
      Dolly Ann Scott, age 2, daughter, born in KY, both parents born in KY
    Died 18 Oct 1882  Metcalfe County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Benjamin Cosby Scott was a Civil War veteran and supposedly "caught his death" during the war from exposure to damp conditions.
    Buried Metcalfe County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Scott - Gregory - Lindsey Cemetery 
    Person ID I1462  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 May 2008 

    Father John SCOTT,   b. Abt 1804, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1878, Center, Metcalfe County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Mary SWINEY,   b. Abt 1808, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 11 Nov 1879 and 23 Feb 1880, Center, Metcalfe County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1827  Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Samuel Swiney acted as surety. Marriage bond dated March 12, 1827.

      John and Mary were married by Ralph Petty, a Baptist minister.

      According to an August 2007 letter from the Barren County Clerk's office, the 1827 marriage records have been lost for many years; hence, they were unable to find a copy of John and Mary's marriage record or bond.
    Family ID F293  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Cornelia SLINKER,   b. 21 Dec 1842, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1927, Metcalfe County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1866  [1
    Children 
     1. Gracey S. SCOTT,   b. Abt 1868, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Ellen SCOTT,   b. 17 Dec 1869, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1903  (Age 33 years)
     3. Laura B. SCOTT,   b. 4 Jan 1872, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1892  (Age 20 years)
     4. Andrew W. SCOTT,   b. 20 Nov 1875, Metcalfe County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Dolly Ann SCOTT,   b. 9 Mar 1878, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1966  (Age 88 years)
    +6. Emmett Dexter SCOTT,   b. 27 Jun 1881, Center, Metcalfe County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1909  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F885  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jul 1845 - Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    2nd Division - 15 Aug 1850 - Barren County, Kentucky
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 20 Jun 1860 - Metcalfe County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 Aug 1870 - Lafayette, Metcalfe County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 17 Jun 1880 - Lafayette, Metcalfe County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Oct 1882 - Metcalfe County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Scott - Gregory - Lindsey Cemetery - - Metcalfe County, Kentucky
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  • Notes 

  • Sources 
    1. [S1109] Scott, Benjamin - email from Sharon Scott Holley, Pedigree Chart.

    2. [S1188] Kentucky, Metcalfe - Cemetery Records Volume I, page 47.

    3. [S220] Kentucky, Barren - 1850 - John Scott (Reliability: 3).
      John Scott, age 46, Farmer, $300 real estate, born in KY, cannot read and write
      Mary Scott, age 42, born in KY, cannot read and write
      George W. Scott, age 17, born in KY
      Nancy J. Scott, age 21, born in KY, cannot read and write
      William Scott, age 14, born in KY, in school
      Elizabeth F. Scott, age 12, born in KY, in school
      James H. Scott, age 9, born in KY, in school
      Cosby B. Scott, age 5 (M), born in KY
      Mary C. Scott, age 1, born in KY

    4. [S223] Kentucky, Metcalfe - 1860 - John Scott (Reliability: 3).
      John Scott, age 57, Farmer, real property $800. personal property $800, born in KY, cannot read and write
      Mary Scott, age 51, born in KY, cannot read and write
      William J. Scott, age 26, born in KY
      Elizabeth Scott, age 22, born in KY
      James H. Scott, age 18, born in KY
      Benjamin C. Scott, age 14, born in KY
      Mary C. Scott, age 11, born in KY

    5. [S410] Kentucky, Metcalfe - 1870 - Benjamin Scott, page 20, printed page 68B (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1640] Kentucky, Metcalfe - 1880 - Benjamin C. Scott.

    7. [S104] Email - from Sandi Gorin to Carol Voiles.


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