Anne Motte

Brief Life History 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 81.

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Henry Peronneau
Anne Motte
Marriage: 14 May 1752

Sources (4)

  • Anne Motte, "South Carolina Births and Christenings, 1681-1935"
  • Anne Motte, "South Carolina Marriages, 1709-1913"
  • Anne Motte, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

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.

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

Some characteristic forenames: French Edouard, Etienne, Monique, Yves. German Klaus, Reinhard.

French, Walloon, and Flemish: topographic name from Old French motte ‘motte’, a word of Gaulish origin denoting a man-made protective mound surrounding a castle or other fortified stronghold; or a habitational name from any of the places in France and in Belgium named with this word. Compare Delamotte , Demotte , and Lamotte .

English: variant of Mott 1.

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

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