Hiram Mott

Brief Life History of Hiram

When Hiram Mott was born on 7 November 1799, in Guilford, Chenango, New York, United States, his father, Jonathan Mott, was 34 and his mother, Eleanor Weeks, was 31. He married Elizabeth Knapp on 12 June 1820, in Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 14 February 1866, in Mottsville, Douglas, Nevada, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Mottsville Cemetery, Douglas, Nevada, United States.

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Hiram Mott
Elizabeth Knapp
Marriage: 12 June 1820
Stephen Mott
Israel Mott
Squire Mott
Hiram W Mott
Healey Ezra Mott
Sylphinia Mott
Louisa B. Mott

Sources (18)

  • Hiram Mott, "Ontario Census, 1861"
  • Hiram Mott, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hiram Mott in entry for John Wesley Guy and Susy Maria Mott, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Established in 1813


Name changed in 1817

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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