Anthony SCOUT, d. 1789 Bucks Co. PA wife Mary CRAVEN
Would like to be able to confer with other descendants tracing this Scout family line of early Warminster and Warwick in Bucks Co., PA.Anthony Scout was married to Mary CRAVEN in 1734 in Johnsville, Bucks Co., PA.I would like to be able to find help in further identification of their children and the descendant families of their children and their migrations to other areas of PA.The following reference may help to place this family group:
Wills: Abstracts: Book 5 : Bucks Co, PA1786-1797;5.258. Anthony Scout of Warminster Twp. April 10, 1789. Proved April 9, 1791. Son-in-law Abraham Sutfan and Neighbor Daniel Longstreth exrs. Ch. James, Adrian, Anthony, William, Elinor and Mary. Gddau. Rachel, dau. of son Andrew December'd. Gddau. Mary dau. of son Thomas, December'd. Wits: Giles Craven, Harman Vansant, Elcie Vansant.
The earlier ancestors of Anthony SCOUT may have been from Port Richmond NY (Low Dutch communities) and the surname was evolved from the Dutch name SCHOUT or SCHOUTON.