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James Scobie
Date: born ca. 1765
Remarks: James Scobie, came to America from Scotland with his brother, John Scobie. He settled in Boston before moving to Marblehead, where he met his wife. Mr. Scobie and Miss Mary Pedrick (ca.1769-1804), daughter of Knott Pedrick, were married and lived in Marblehead. The couple had five children: Catherine Tanch Scobie, James Scobie, Mary Scobie, William Scobie, and Ann Phippard Scobie. They were members of the First Congregational Church, in Marblehead. Mr. Scobie died of yellow fever on board one of his ships in Boston harbor.