Biography of Henry Scott
Grand Isle County, VT Biographies





Scott, Henry, a cousin of Gen. Winfield Scott, born near Albany, N. Y., November 24, 1763, was a soldier in the Revolutionary war, and came to Grand Isle county with Ethan and Ira Allen, his cousins, as one of the early settlers. He owned the southern part of the town, and died in March, 1833. He was a descendant of Cornelius Scott, who was a son of William and Sarah (Derrickson) Scott. The latter was a daughter of Cornelia Bogardus, who was a daughter of William Bogardus, who was a son of Annette or Anneke Webber Jansen, or Annexe Jails, who was a granddaughter of King William the Third. Cornelia's husband, Everordus Bogardus, was the first settled minister in New York city. Henry Scott married Christiana Rowley, and their children were Mary, born July 2, 1785; Attee, born September 14, 1786; Margaret, born April 1, 1788; Belinda, born August 19, 1789; Harry, born October 12, 1790; Christiana, born February 11, 1792; Simeon, born May 15, 1794; Hannah, born July 17, 1795; Cornelius, born April 28, 1797; Daniel, born July 8, 1799 Sullivan, born February 9, 1802; and Ethan, born March 12, 1803. Harry Scott married Cornelia, daughter of Joseph and Dolly (Knapp) Wicker. She was born in Hardwick, Mass., August 24, 1794. Their children are George, Maria, Harriet, Allen, Wealthy, Puillia M., Cornelia L., Anson, Amasa, and Elvira.

From:
History of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Vermont
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y.
1891


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