Jacob Moats

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

The Life Summary 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 BARBARA CATHERINA ELIZABETH FERRON (MOTZ) about 1760, in Germany. He died on 20 November 1820, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Moats
Barbara Catharina Elizabeth Ferron
Marriage: about 1772
John Allen Moats
Adam Moats
Barbara Elizabeth Moats
Michael Moats
Barbara Elizabeth Moats
George Moats

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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.

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Sources (3)

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

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