Samuel Mott

22 August 1781–5 April 1867 (Age 85)
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Mott was born on 22 August 1781, in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Mott, was 27 and his mother, Eunice Thompson, was 26. He married Elizabeth Betsy Dwight on 24 December 1807, in Orwell, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Bethany, Genesee, New York, United States for about 20 years and Decatur, Green, Wisconsin, United States in 1850. He died on 5 April 1867, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Mott
Elizabeth Betsy Dwight
Marriage: 24 December 1807
Maria Howe Mott
Wesley Mott
Edmond Mott
William Harrison Mott
Samuel Mott
Jeremiah Mott
Harmon Mott
Ann Mott
Mary Mott
John Wentworth Mott
Daniel Richmond Mott
Electa Mott
Susannah Mott
Thomas M Mott
Simon Mott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1807Orwell, Rutland, Vermont, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America
    Age 2
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State
    Age 7
    Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
    Age 23
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Elizabeth Dwight Mott (1790-1865)

    Elizabeth Dwight Mott (1790-1865) Elizabeth (Betsy) Dwight was born 18 March 1790 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Israel Dwight and Susannah Gerry. Nothing is known about …

    Sources (22)

    • Samuel Mott, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Samuel Mott, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Samuel Mott, "United States Census, 1840"

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