William was born in 1786 in Bedford, Virginia to William Scott & Lucy James. He married Elizabeth McCoy circa 1802 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. They had 10 children. William died 22nd of October 1864 in Pike County, Kentucky.
- · 1840 Pike County Kentucky census, page 279
- · 1850 Pike County Kentucky Census, Dwelling/Family #795, William is 64 years old, born in Virginia, cannot read or write, and is a farmer. Living with him is his wife Elizabeth, age 63. She was also born in Virginia and cannot read or write.
- · 1860 Pike County Kentucky Census, pg 99, dwelling #471, Family #465 (still next door to the Blackburns). Identifies both William & Elizabeth, both are 76, both born in Virginia, and both cannot read or write.
- · Picture of headstone from Find-a-Grave website
I would like to learn more about his parents . . . when and where were they born, who are their parents, etc.