Jonathan Scott1

#4344, (circa 1661 - 15 May 1745)


Hannah Hawks b. 1675, d. 1744
Children 1.____ Scott1 (1695 - 1695)
 2.Jonathan Scott Jr1 (1696 - )
 3.John Scott1 (1699 - )
 4.Martha Scott1 (1701 - )
 5.Gershom Scott1 (1703 - 1780)
 6.Eleazer Scott1 (1705 - )
 7.Daniel Scott1 (1707 - )
Birth*circa 1661He was born circa 1661 at Farmington, Connecticut.1 
Marriage*November 1694He married Hannah Hawks, daughter of John Hawks Jr and Martha Baldwin, in November 1694 at Waterbury, New Haven Co., ConnecticutG.1 
23 June 1736He received a land grant for those who fought in the Falls Fight (as a 'descendant' of his father-in-law) on 23 June 1736 at Bernardston, Franklin Co., MassachusettsG.2 
Death*15 May 1745He died on 15 May 1745.1 
Burial*18 May 1745He was buried on 18 May 1745 at Old Watertown Cemetery, Litchfield Co., ConnecticutG; memorial; est. date.3 


  1. [S287] Walter Gilbert, Genealogy of Walter Gilbert, online, 262–263. Jonathan Scott was born in Farmington, Connecticut Colony, about 1661, and died on May 15, 1745. Hannah Hawks was born in Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, in 1675, and died on April 7, 1744. They were married in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, in November, 1694. She took the name Hannah Scott. He is the son of Edmund and Elizabeth (Fuller) Scott. She is the daughter of John and Martha (Baldwin) Hawks. They had seven children:
    i.[daughter] Scott was born in Waterbury in August, 1695, and died in August, 1695.      
    ii.Jonathan Scott was born in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, on September 29, 1696. He married Mary Hurlburt, sister of his sister's husband.      
    iii.John Scott was born in Waterbury on June 5, 1699.      
    iv.Martha Scott [#131]: She was born in Waterbury, Connecticut Colony, on July 9, 1701.      
    v.Gershom Scott was born in Waterbury on September 6, 1703, and died in Waterbury on June 24, 1780.      
    vi.Eleazer Scott was born in Waterbury on December 31, 1705.      
    vii.Daniel Scott was born in Waterbury on September 20, 1707.

    Citations: Sources: The Barbour Collection of the Connecticut State Library; Birth and death dates and Hannah's first name from the unconfirmed Web sites; Unconfirmed information from Herb Bohling.
  2. [S946] George M. Bodge, Soldiers in King Philip's War (Boston: privately published, 1891), 208-10, "A list of Soldiers and Descndts of such as are Deceased that were in the fight called the falls fight above Dearfield who are intituled to the township granted by the Generall Court", Jonathan Scott, Waterbury, descendant of John Hawks.
  3. [S1628], online, "To commemorate the suffering and torture inflicted by the Indians on Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes, his wife, the first settlers of Watertown, this memorial is erected by the Waterbury and Watertown Daughters of the American Revolution and descendants of Jonathan Scott". [erected] June 1908.
    Inscription: "Here Lies the body of Mr. Jonathan Scott who died May 15 1745 Aged 79 years. Here lies the body of Hannah the wife of Jonathan Scott who died April 7 1744 aged 77 years."
    Memorial 11655201, created by Jan Franco, photo added by James OBrien.