John Scott, the son of David Scott and Jane Walker, was born in 1804 on the family homestead, 'Zion Hill', in Hopewell Twp., Beaver County, Pa. John was an associate judge of Beaver County from 1856 until his death in 1862. He was married in 1836 to Mary Walker, daughter of Major Isaac Walker of Walker's Mill, Allegheny County.
At the time of his death in 1862, Judge Scott and his family were living in the village of New Sheffield, Hopewell Twp. John and Mary Scott are buried in the Scottsville Cemetery in Hopewell, which is located on the old Scott family homestead adjacent to the village of New Scottsville, named for the family.
Submitted by Richard G. Temple, Raccoon Twp., Aliquippa, PA, first cousin, five generations removed to John Scott