Caroline Matilda Lee

20 January 1828–30 March 1867 (Age 39)
Unadilla, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Caroline Matilda

When Caroline Matilda Lee was born on 20 January 1828, in Unadilla, Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Barnes Hathaway Lee, was 41 and her mother, Aurelia Evans, was 21. She married John Wentworth Mott on 7 January 1847, in Decatur, Green, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 30 March 1867, in Chicken Creek Camp, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Chicken Creek Camp, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wentworth Mott
Caroline Matilda Lee
Marriage: 7 January 1847
Julia Ann Mott
Charles Alverado Mott
John Romanzo Mott
Samuel Dwight Mott
Electa Anthony Mott
Caroline Alvira Mott
Myron Oscar Mott
Vicena Augusta Mott
Wesley Dwight Mott
Edmund A Mott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1847Decatur, Green, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    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.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 2
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood or glade’.English: habitational name from any of the many places in England named with Old English lēah ‘wood, glade’, including Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (10)

    • Caroline M Mott in household of John W Mott, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mitilda in entry for Caroline Alvira Casto, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Caroline Mott in household of John W Mott, "United States Census, 1850"

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