Lydia Mott

12 March 1823–10 March 1898 (Age 74)
Elizabethtown, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Lydia

When Lydia Mott was born on 12 March 1823, in Elizabethtown, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, her father, Simon Mott, was 47 and her mother, Phebe Anna Lee, was 39. She married Abraham Henry Clow in 1839, in Elizabethtown, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Shelby Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States in 1865 and Minnesota, United States in 1870. She died on 10 March 1898, in Truman, Martin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Basey Cemetery, Winnebago, Faribault, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Henry Clow
Lydia Mott
Marriage: 1839
Malcolm C Clow
Francis Asbury Clow
Phoebe Ann Clow
Ezra Clow
Lorenzo F Clow
Derenzo Lewis Clow
Hawley Theron Clow

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1839Elizabethtown, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 7
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English female personal name Motte, a pet form of Matilda. There has probably been some confusion with Moat .German: topographic name for someone who lived by or owned property in a marshy area, from Middle High German mot ‘mud, swamp’.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Lydia Clow in household of S D Clow, "Minnesota State Census, 1865 "
    • Clow in entry for Lorenzo F. Clow, "Minnesota, Death Records and Certificates, 1900-1955"
    • Leydia Clow in household of A D Clow, "United States Census, 1870"

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