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James Scott (1746 - 1809)

Capt James Scott
Born in Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 27 Jul 1796 (to 19 Jun 1809) in Brattle Square Church, Boston, Massachusettsmap
[children unknown]
Died at about age 63 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
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From his first marriage, he was the father of James and Elizabeth Scott.

In 1787, he delivered to Prince Hall, the Masonic Charter from the Grand Lodge of England that established African Lodge No. 459 in Boston.

He married second, Dorothy (Quincy) Hancock on July 27, 1796 at the Brattle Square Church in Boston, Massachusetts.

"DIED. On Monday morning JAMES SCOTT, esq Æt. 63. His funeral will be from his late mansion House in Beacon street, this day at 5 o'clock P. M." – Boston Patriot, June 21, 1809.

Burial: Uncertain

(Gravesite details) It is believed that his body was laid to rest in the Atlantic Ocean or maybe at the Granary Burying Ground.
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