When John Lamont was born on 18 September 1743, in Hillsdale, Charlotte, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Robert Lamont, was 18 and his mother, Rosanna Rebecca Brown, was 24. He married Elizabeth Sullivan in 1780, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Columbia, New York, United States in 1790 and Middleburgh, Middleburgh, Schoharie, New York, United States in 1800. He died on 10 April 1843, in Harpersfield, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Harpersfield Cemetery, Harpersfield, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States.
Scottish and northern Irish: from the medieval personal name Lagman, which is from Old Norse Lǫgmathr, composed of the elements lǫg, plural of lag ‘law’ (from leggja ‘to lay down’), + mathr ‘man’ (genitive manns).
French: habitational name, with fused definite article l', from any of the places called Amont, in Haute-Saône and Haute-Vienne.
Altered form of French Lamothe .
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