Looking over his sibling's records, kit seems that William's family were Quakers. There is a record for William with his siblings, listed below with some type of cryptic shorthand.
"Joseph & w Ann (HAYWARD) Scott & 6 ch: Wm., Benjamin, Mary, Joseph, Rachel & isaac, rocf 27-6-1778 Gunpowder MM, Md. dated 28-2-1778 of the above ch. •Benjamin m 6-9-1786 Sarah RANDALL; Joseph Jr. was get Gunpowder MM, Md. 23-6-1787; William get Gunpowder MM, *d. 26-2-1785; & Mary get Gunpowder MM, Md. 25- 10-1788; 3 other ch: Jacob, Sarah & Ann are born at Fairfax; and Joseph Sr. was dis for non-payment of debt to Thomas Taylor, 1788) Ann Scott (w of Joseph) rem with husb & 5 youngest ch: Rachel, Isaac, Jacob, Sarah « Ann, get Indian Spring MM, Md. 25-12-1790. (Note: Joseph Scott of the above record was get Deer Creek MM, Md. by Gunpowder MM, Mc."
It would be nice to find other sources that have clearer information. Fetterly-28 04:55, 23 April 2022 (UTC)
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