We are descendants of Thomas, sons are Nimrod, John, Jacob, dau Anne m to Ashlock, we believe William others.
Scott's mentioned in the book by Kenneth Scott list five famiies and I suspect at least four are linked. When reading the land
records and tax lists you get a sense of community (family). Would love to have copy of the Wills of all the there in mentioned Scott's.Also have read the deeds for other major names listed here in the Abstracts.
below is SCOTT Abstracts of Deeds for what (much) was old Halifax Co now Pittsylvania Co. VA
Abstracts of Pittsylvania Co Deeds 1783-2790 by Austin
p269 of Abstracts of Pittsylvania Co Deeds 1783-1790 by Austin
page 459 in Deed book
Walters' Deed from Shields
Nov 6, 1789, between Pleasant Shields of P and Robert Walters of P for 23 pounds a parcel of land on the waters of the upper Double Creek
containint by estimation 22 1/2 acres
Bounded: William Richardson and said Shields and Nimrod Scott and John Scott's line, being the tract ofland deeded by Nimrod Scott to said Shields.
Wit: Mich'h Pinder, Chas Hoyle, Presely Carter, Samuel Walker, John Bennett, Archer Walters
Feb 15, 1790
Obviously Nimrod previously owned it . Nimrod is brother to JOHN .
O this deed regarding Nimrod Scott gives clues to Harriet Lewis parents I bet. Payne in it also.
pg 61 book
page 33 in Deed book
Sheilds from Lewis Deed
March 20, 1783 between William Lewis of P and Pleasnat Sheilds for 50 pounds, a parcel of land on the waters of the upper double creek containing, by estimations 30 acres
Bounded: on he east by the lands of John Moore, Daniel Payne, and James Grvce?, on the west by the lands of John Hall and Nimrod Scott on the north by the lands of Jonathon
Hill, south by the lands of James Grover and the said William Lewis.
s /William (X) Lewis
Wit: Chs Kennon, Flm Bates, Bens Twedel, Wm SEal, Zachaeous Scale, Jarrut Grace
August 19, 1783
pg 554 deed book
Seal from Payne Deed
July 6, 1784 between Charles Payne of the County of Washington state of North Carolina and Solomon Seal of the County of Halifax Virginia
for 60 pounds, a parcel of land on the branches of the Sandy Creek containing by estimation 147 Acres.
Bounded: Robert Willams line, Reubin Payne's line, Hammock's line, William Durrett's line
Wit: Nimrod Scott, Jesse Davis, Zachary (x) Seal, Gabriel Richards
Feb 21, 1785
pg25 deed book
Harrison's Deed from Hall
March 17, 1787 between George Hall and William Harrison Junr both of P for 60 pounds current money of Virginia certain parcel of land on the water of Upper Double
Creek, containing 151 acres
Bounded: Thomas Hardy's Line, George Robert' s line, Nimrod Scptt' s line,
April 16, 1787
Pg 319 Deed Book
Shield's Deed from HallDec 4,1788 between Joseph Hall of P and Pleasant Shields of P for 80 pounds Virginia Currancy, a parcel of land on the north fork of the upper Double Creek containing by estimation 135 acres.
Bounded : William Harris's line, JOnathan Hill's line, John Watkin's line new dividing line crossing said creek
Wit: Daniel L. Farlery, Thomas Hill, Nimrod Scott
Dec 15, 1778
Presiller, wife of Joseph Hall, relinquished her right of Dower
p 320 Deed Book
Shields Deed from Scott
December 13, 1788 between Nimrod Scott of P and Pleasant Shields of P for 28 pounds, two shillings, and six pence, a parcel of land on the upper
Double Creek containing by estimation 22 1/2 acres/
Bounded : the old Road upon William Richerson's line, and the Shields line said Scott's line, fork of the branch
Dec 15, 1788
Pg367 Deed book
Purcel's Deed from Hoyt
April 29, 1789 between Charls Hoyt of Halifax County and Chalrs PUrcel of the City of Richmond in consideration of 200 pounds Virginia
currency, a parcel of land on waters of Upper Double Creek and Wolfe Hill
Bounded: Gabriel Richard's line , Dan'l Allen's line, William Waddell's line, Daniel Farley's line, Nimrod Scott's line, James Woody's lines
April 20, 1789
pg369 Deed book
Hoyt's Deed from Farley
April 18, 1789 between Daniel L Farley of Halifax Co. and Charles Hoyt of Halifax Co. for 100 pounds Virginia currency, a parcel of land on the waters of
Upper Double Creek and Wolf Hill Branch Containing by estimation 300 acres.
Bounded: Gabriel Richard's line, David Allen's line, William Waddell's line, Said Farley's line, Nimrod Scott's line, James Woody's line, Gabriel Richards line
s/ Daniel L Farley
Wit: William Harrison, Nimrod Scott, William Richardson
April 20, 1789
p374 Deed Book
Farley's Deed from Pettit
October 29,1788 between John Pettit of Caswell County, North County and Daniel L Farley of Halifax County, Virginia for 150 pounds currency,
a tract of land on the waters of the UPPER Double Creek and Wolfhills Branch containg by estimation 362 acres
Bounded: Gabriel Richards' line, David Allen's line, WAddil's line said Daniel L Farley's line, William Richardson's and Pleasant Shields corner,
Nimrod Scott's line, James Woody's line
Wit: Robert Walters, John Walters, William Harrison
April 17, 1789
Pg 495 Deed book
Walters Deed from Shields
November 16, 1789 between Pleasant Shields of P and Robert Walters of P for 23 pounds, a parcel of land on the waters of the upper Double Creek
containing by estimations 22 1/2 acres.
Bounded: William richardson and said Shields and Nimrod Scott and John Scott's line, being the tract of land deeded by Nimrod Scott to said Shields.
Wit: Mic'h Pinder, Chas Hoyle, Presely Carter, Samuel Walker, John Bennett, Archer Walters
Feb 15, 1790
pg 237 Deed book
Murray from Martin Deed
April 17, 1784 between Peter Martin of P and William Murray of P in consideration of the said William Murray having served a tour of eight months in the
militia service in the room of the said Peter Martin, a parcel of land containing 165 acres adjoining to the land whereon the said Peter Martin
now lives on the waters of Sandy Creek and the double Creek and joining to Thomas Wynn, Robert Scott, Zachairah Seal and Nathaniel Murray's and
Susan Dupee's lands
Wit: Wm Dix, Nathaniel Murray, Wm Durrett, Wm Richardson
April 19, 1784