Electa Mott

Brief Life History of Electa

When Electa Mott was born on 1 July 1828, in Bethany, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Colonel Samuel Mott, was 46 and her mother, Elizabeth Betsy Dwight, was 38. She married James Madison Barlow on 5 February 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 3 January 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Madison Barlow
1812–1893
Electa Mott
1828–1879
Marriage: 5 February 1854
Joseph Smith Barlow
1856–1919
Marinda Maria Barlow
1858–1866
James Mott Barlow
1858–1917
Catherine Barlow
1861–1949
William Harrison Barlow
1862–1863
Samuel Mott Barlow
1863–1942
Rowena Barlow
1863–1864
Electa Mott Barlow
1868–1927

Sources (32)

  • Peeta Barlow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • Utah, U.S., Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.

1830 · The Oregon Trail

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

1846

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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