Benjamin Scott

Full name : Benjamin Scott
Alternate spellings, aliases :

Parents :
Father :
Mother :
note :

Date of Birth :
Place of Birth : England

Spouse : 
Name : Hannah
Date of Marriage : before 1638
Place of Marriage :
Died : May 1677
Notes : She became the ‘Wife if John Barber, of brantri, married 21 7 month 47’ (21 August 1647 by the old calendar).

Date of Death : before 1647, when his wife remarried
Place of Death : Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Colony
Burial Information :
Probate Information : in 1647 his estate was valued at £86. 14s. Debts 3. 6. 0.; this was distributed in 1654, £25 to the widow, £14 to Benjamin, £7 each to Peter and Hannah.

Military Service :

Occupation(s) :

Property : £86. 14s in 1647

Family : 


Daughter : Hannah

Date of Birth : circa 1638

Place of Birth : perhaps in England

Married : Christopher Webb of Braintree, 16 January 1654/5
Died : circa 1718, Braintree, Massachusetts

Notes : The marriage was performed by Captain Torrey of Weymouth; Hannah was only 16 years old.


Son : Benjamin

Date of Birth : circa 1640

Place of Birth : Braintree, Massachusetts

Married : not married at time of his death

Died : April 1684
Notes : In his will he leaves money or items to ‘my brother Christopher Webbs children’.


Son : Peter     

Date of Birth : 6 March 1643

Place of Birth : Braintree, Massachusetts

Married : Abigail Neale, 22 December 1673

Died :

Notes : from Braintree Town Records, “Peter Stott, ye son of Beniamen Stott & Hannah his wife borne ye 6th of March, 1643.” Peter and Abigail had Benjamin born 24 November 1674, John born 16 June 1676, Peter born 20 September 1680, Abigail born 1 Octpber 1685, Joseph born 28 December 1688; all in Braintree.


Comments, sources, various additional :


Vinton, John Adams.  The Giles Memorial – Genealogical Memoirs of the Families Bearing the Names Giles, Gould, Holmes, Jennison, Leonard, Lindall, Curwen, Marshall, Ribinson, Sampson, and Webb; also Genealogical Sketches of the Pool, Very, Carr and other Families with a history of Pemaquid, ancient and modern; some account of early settlements in Maine; and some details of Indian warfare. Printed for the author, by Henry W. Dutton & Son, Washington Street, Boston. 1864. pp 496 – 532.


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. Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, originally published Boston, 1860-1862. Reprinted with "Genealogical Notes and Errata," excerpted from The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. XXVII, No. 2, April, 1873, pp. 135-139; and a Genealogical Cross Index of the Four Volumes of the Genealogical Dictionary of James Savage, by O. P. Dexter, 1884. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, 1965,1969,1977,1981,1986, 1990. Electronic version has been adapted under the direction of Robert Kraft (assisted by Benjamin Dunning) from materials supplied by Automated Archives, 1160 South State, Suite 250, Orem UT 84058 (


Bates, Samuel A. (Editor; Town Clerk of Braintree). Records of the Town of Braintree Massachusetts, 1640 to 1873. Braintree, Massachusetts 17 June 1886. Facsimile Reprint by Heritage Books. Bowie, Maryland, 1991. ISBN1556133979


Holman, Mary Lovering. The Scott Genealogy. Compiled by the author for Harriet Grace Scott. Boston, Massachusetts, 1919. pp. 323-341


Early Settlers of Rowley : Scott. Historical Collections of the Essex Institute. Volume XXIII. July, August, September 1886. No. 7, 8, 9. pp. 237-240.


Pattee, William S. MD. A History of Old Braintree and Qunicy, with a sketch of Randolph and Holbrook. Quincy : Green & Prescott. 1878.


Suffolk County Wills. Abstracts of the earliest wills upon record in the County of Suffolk, Massachusetts. From the New England Historical and Genealogical Register. With an index by Judith McGhan. Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc. Baltimore, 1984.


City Document No. 46. Boston Town Records. Second Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston. 1877. Rockwell and Churchil;l, City Printers. Boston, 1877.

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