Stephen Mott

7 May 1822–4 August 1906 (Age 84)
Elizabethtown, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Stephen

When Stephen Mott was born on 7 May 1822, in Elizabethtown, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, his father, Hiram Mott, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Knapp, was 17. He married Melissa Smith in 1850, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 4 August 1906, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Mott
Alice Ann Griswold Thornton
Marriage: 7 October 1856
Fanny Louise Dilworth
Albert Sager Mott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    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 8
    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 24
    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 (19)

    • Stephen Mott, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Stephen Mott in entry for Albert S Mott and Mary S Durrant, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Stephen Mott, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964" Image of original death certificate

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