Born: 1791-04-06 Kentucky
Died: 1841-06-18 Sangamon County, Illinois
Scott married Sarah Foster in Kentucky in 1815, and together they had eight children. In 1819, Scott moved his family to Sangamon County, Illinois, settling near Pleasant Plains. He lived there for the rest of his life.
U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Sangamon County, IL, 27; John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 641-42.