Anne Motte

3 April 1734–about 1814 (Age 79)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Anne

When Anne Motte was born on 3 April 1734, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Jacob Motte, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Martin, was 23. She married Henry Peronneau on 14 May 1752, in St. Philip's Parish, Charleston, South Carolina, United States. She died about 1814, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Henry Peronneau
Anne Motte
Marriage: 14 May 1752

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    Henry Peronneau



14 May 1752
St. Philip's Parish, Charleston, South Carolina, United States

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World Events (4)


Age 42

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 42

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 66

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 French and English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fortified stronghold, Old French, Middle English motte. The surname may also be a habitational name from any of the places in France named with this word.2 English: variant spelling of Mott 2.3 German: habitational name from Motte in the Saarland or Motten in Bavaria.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Anne Motte, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Anne Motte, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Anne Motte, "South Carolina Marriages, 1709-1913"

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