James Mowatt

about 1835–
Clark, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of James

James Mowatt was born about 1835, in Clark, Ohio, United States. He married Jannet Gibson on 23 October 1855.

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James Mowatt
Jannet Gibson
Marriage: 23 October 1855

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World Events (3)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 1
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
Age 1
On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
Age 11
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English:1. from a medieval female personal name, Mohaut, a variant of Mau(l)d ( see Mould ). 2. occupational name for an official in charge of communal pasture land, Middle English moward, maward, from Old English māwe ‘meadow’ + weard ‘guardian’ ( see Ward 1). 3. habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Mon(t)haut, from Old French mont ‘hill’ ( see Mont 1) + haut ‘high’ (Latin altus).

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

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  • James Mowatt, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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