Jacob Moats

April 1745–20 November 1820 (Age 75)
Pendleton, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Moats was born in April 1745, in Pendleton, Virginia, United States, his father, Johannes Motz, was 51 and his mother, Maria Apollonia Maubars Maubars, was 49. He married Catharine Ferron before 1771, in Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 20 November 1820, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Moats
Catharine Ferron
Marriage: before 1771

Spouse and Children


    Catharine Ferron


before 1771
Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Motz


    Maria Apollonia Maubars Maubars




    Johan Simon Moats


    Elizabeth Motz



World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 13

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 31

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 35

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Moat .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Moats, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry World Tree of Heny Moats
  • American Genealogical-Biographical Index - Jacob Moats

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