Dred Scott and the Blow family moved in 1830 to St. Louis, Missouri, where, because of financial problems, the Blow family sold Scott to Dr. John Emerson, a doctor for the United States Army.
Dred Scott (1795 – September 17, 1858) was born in Virginia as a slave to the Peter Blow family.
Dred Scott is interred in Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.
Dred Scott was born in Southampton County, Virginia, in 1795, as property of the Peter Blow family.
Scott sued unsuccessfully for his freedom in the famous Dred Scott v. Sandford case.