Mary Mott

27 November 1820–3 March 1886 (Age 65)
Bethany, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Mott was born on 27 November 1820, in Bethany, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Mott, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Betsy Dwight, was 30. She married Zebedee Coltrin on 5 February 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 3 March 1886, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Zebedee Coltrin
Mary Mott
Marriage: 5 February 1843
John Graham Coltrin
Mary Coltrin
Julia Ann Coltrin
Zebedee Coltrin Jr
Joseph Coltrin
Heman Coltrin
Electa Coltrin
Sarah Coltrin
Elizabeth Coltrin
Hugh Coltrin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1843Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 7
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 26
    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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    Story Highlight

    from Joseph Smith papers

    *************************************************** Coltrin, Zebedee Biography 7 Sept. 18041–21 July 1887.2 Born at Ovid, Seneca Co., New York.3 Son of John Coltrin and Sarah Graham.4 Member of Me …

    Sources (21)

    • Mary Mott Coltrin BIRTH
    • Mary Colbrin in household of Zebedee Colbrin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Mott in entry for Electa Coltrin Higginson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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