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Scott County 1792

SCOTT COUNTY, 1792   Formed out of a part of Woodford County, it was the second created after Kentucky became a state. Named for Gen. Charles Scott, 1739-1813, Va. native.  Officer in Revolution, saw ...

SCOTT COUNTY, 1792

 

Formed out of a part of Woodford County, it was the second created after Kentucky became a state.

Named for Gen. Charles Scott, 1739-1813, Va. native.  Officer in Revolution, saw service at Trenton, 1776, Germantown and Monmouth, 1777, Stony Point, 1779.  Came to Ky. in 1785.  Represented Woodford Co. in the Va. assembly, 1789-90.  Fourth governor of Ky. 1808-12. 

 

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Bryan Arnold

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