Looking for William H Scott from Scotland to Philadelphia, PA, USA. Notes collected during a wide search.
1. James Scott
Two grandsons, David and George, providing information for their own parents' death certificates in 1881 and 1882 were unable to name their grandmother but knew that James, deceased by 1881, was their grandfather.
1.1 William Scott, son of James Scott, was born in the early years of the 1800s. If he was actually 77 at the time of his death, then he was probably born in or close to 1803.
1830, April 2: William Scott of Collessie Parish married Jean [Jane] Skinner of Falkland Parish, Fife, Scotland, having made a proclamation 14 March 1830.
1.1.1 David, the oldest son, was born 5 March 1832 and christened 20 March 1832 at Falkland Parish, Fife, Scotland, where they then resided.
In 1851, at home 17, b: Collessie, Fife
In 1861, at home 27, b: Falkland, Fifeshire
In 1871, at home 38, b: Falkland, Fifeshire
Ca 1873, married Elizabeth Henderson
In 1881, at Wester Kilwhiss, 46, b: Falkland, Fifeshire
In 1891, at Wester Kilwhiss, 57, b: Falkland, Fifeshire
In 1898, David died at Wester Kilwhiss, age 65
In 1901, widow Elizabeth, 56, at Wester Kilwhiss Farmhouse, with son David 22
In 1911, Elizabeth, 66, b: Kettle, at Wester Kilwhiss Farm House, with daughter Elizabeth, 35, and granddaughter Bethia Mary, 8.
In 1929, death of Elizabeth (Henderson) Scott
188.8.131.52 In 1873, daughter Elizabeth born at Auchtermuchty
184.108.40.206 Ca 1875, son William born at Auchtermuchty
In 1898, son William died at Wester Kilwhiss, age 22, single, farmer
220.127.116.11 Ca 1878, son David H born at Auchtermuchty
18.104.22.168 In 1881, son Andrew Henderson born at Auchtermuchty
In 1900, son Andrew Henderson died at Auchtermuchty
1.1.2 George, their second son, was born 10 March 1834 and christened 26 March 1834 at Collessie Parish, Fife, Scotland.
In 1851, not yet found. Perhaps he was the 15 year old born in Collessie Parish living in Burnside, Auchtermuchty Civil Parish as apprentice to John Bonthrow, wright.
In 1861, not yet found
In 1871, not yet found
1881: 43 at Dubbs Farm b: Collessie
1881: provided information for his father's death certificate
1.1.3 John, their third son, was born 10 May 1836 and christened 26 May 1836 at Collessie Parish, Fife, Scotland.
On 17 Feb 1827, one John Scott of Collessie Parish married one Agness Skinner in Falkland parish. This was just three years and two months before William Scott married one Jane Skinner at Falkland.
1851: 13, b: Collessie, Fife
1861: 23, b: Collessie, Fifeshire
In 1871, not yet found
In 1881, not yet found
1.1.4 William, their fourth son, was born 10 Feb 1844 and christened 23 Feb 1844 at Collessie Parish, Fife, Scotland.
In 1851, 7, Collessie, Fife [b: abt 1844].
In 1861, 17, born Collessie, Fifeshire.
In 1871, 24, born Collessie, Fifeshire.
In 1871, married Mary Ross Hazel.
22.214.171.124 In 1872, son William Hazel Scott born to William and Mary Ross (Hazel) Scott on May 26at Collessie Parish.
126.96.36.199 In 1873, daughter Christina Agnes Scott was born to William and Mary Ross (Hazel) Scott on 18 November at Collessie Parish.
Possibly there were other children of first James including a James who In November 1871, witnessed the marriage of William Scott to Mary R[oss] Hazel at Rossie House, Collessie.
A number of Scotts at Innerleith might be connected.