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Frederick Ott, Sr.

Frederick Ott, Sr.

Male 1754 - 1819  (65 years)

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  • Name Frederick Ott 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 1754  Montgomery, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1819  Rockcastle, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I60  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2022 

    Father Sylvester Ott,   b. 1728, Kornwestheim, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1803, Grayson, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary Magdelene Wactor,   b. 1730, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1805, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F74  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Stover,   b. 1750, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Rockcastle, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1777  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Ott,   b. 1779, Montgomery, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1855, Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Frederick Ott, Jr.,   b. 1785, Montgomery, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1819, Rockcastle, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     3. Isaac Ott,   b. 18 Mar 1792, Wythe, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Clay, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. David Ott,   b. 1793, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1857, Burlington, Boone, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F72  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Name Frederick Ott Home in 1810 (City, County, State) Rockcastle, Kentucky Free White Persons - Males - Under 10 2 Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25 1 Free White Persons - Females - Under 10 1 Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25 1 Number of Household Members Under 16 3 Number of Household Members 5

      Name Frederick Ott Father Sylvester Ott Birth Date 1754 State VA Country USA

      Name Frederick Ott Spouse Sarah Parents Sylvester, Mrs Sylvester Ott, Ott Birth Place of, Montgomery, VA Birth Date 1754 Marriage Date 1777 Death Place Rockcastle, KY Death Date 1820

      "The deposition of Frederick Ott, Sr, taken at the house of Samuel Lewis the 2d day of August 1811 in the Town of Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County...the said Ott being of Lawfull age and first sworn deponeth and sayeth, that prior to the year of 1774 he the said Ott was employd by the said Valentine Harmon to do plantation labour for the said Harmon, and he the said Ott laboured for the said Harmon between three or four years and after the labour was performed Harmon promised this deponent to make him a sufficient compensation for his labour at a future time and furthe this deponent states that he thinks about the year of 1796 or 7 or purhaps later after the said Harmon moved to Kentucky said Harmon sent word to this deponent that if he would come to Kentucky he would make him a title to a piece of land, and this deponent states he was antious to get his pay for his labour he accordingly came to Kentucky and when he came to Valentine Harmons the said Harmon lived on the plantation which was included in James Barbers claim of 2000 acres near the head of Scaggs Creek which claim this deponent understood was purchased in partnership by Stephen Langford, Valentine Harmon and William Henderson, and after this deponent had come to Harmon as above state, he, the said Harmon, showed this deponent the land he intended to make him a title to in consideration of what he owed him this deponent, this deponent further states that the land showed him by Harmon was a certain boundary he thinks between one hundred & fifty and two hundred acres--Beginning at Harmons spring branch and to run to the dividing ridge between Henderson and Harmon, and this deponent states that after Harmon had showed him the land he intended to title to him in consideration of what he owed him, he stated to Harmon he would not settle upon the land and {unreadble word} his labours without Harmon would give him his obligation for a title {unreadable word} to the said Harmon is he was to oblige his Brother or brothers children to come & take it away from him. [Harmon had no children; his brother Jacob had a son and daughter and it is to them Ott refers]. this deponent further states Harmon went on to stte he would give him an obligation for the title and they then went to Stephen Langfords and this deponent state Harmon there gavie him a obligation for the title of the land he thinks it was write by a schoolmaster by the name of Crossgrove , and this deponent states he then moved on to the land and commensed labour and cleared about sixteen or eighteen acres of the heaviest of clearing, put it under good fence cultivation & c. and built two good cabbins one or two stables and a thrashing floor upon said premisses, and he think he lived there about four years or upwards, and this deponent states he then was accosted by and turned off the premisses by virture of a claim in the name of Trigg, and this deponent state after he was turned of the premisses he then sold the bond for the title of the land upon Harmon to Langford without any recourse back upon the sd. Ott the Bennefit of the improvements & c. and this deponent states he then gave up Langford the bond upon Harmon and Langford stated he should try and make some person pay for the improvements, purchase money & c. if he could not get the land but further state he thought he should contend for the land and this deponent think the land he hold a bond for the titile upon Harmon and sold to Langford lay as well and was of as good soile as any in Barbers claim or the grater part there."