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Robert Scott in front of Bell-Scott house, Main Street, Charlottesville

 

Robert Scott in front of Bell-Scott house, Charlottesville

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Jesse Scott, husband of Sarah Jefferson Bell and father of Robert Scott.
Courtesy of Olivia M. Dutcher 

Jesse Scott, husband of Sarah Jefferson Bell and father of Robert Scott. 
Courtesy of Olivia M. Dutcher 

Dates alive: 
ca. 1785–post 1840

Sarah Jefferson Bell, the daughter of Mary Hemings and white merchant Thomas Bell, lived in freedom on Charlottesville's main street.  Her husband, Jesse Scott, with their sons James and Robert Scott, led a dance band well known throughout Virginia.

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