Eva Margaret Mottau

Brief Life History of Eva Margaret

When Eva Margaret Mottau was born on 15 December 1890, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Edward Mottau, was 50 and her mother, Annie Nolan, was 39. She died in March 1985, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Edward Mottau
1840–
Annie Nolan
1851–1909
Frederick W. Mottau
1868–1953
Edward Charles Mottau
1872–1960
Joseph Mottau
1875–1926
Edith J Mottau
1878–
Arthur Robert Mottau
1880–1972
Frank A Mottau
1882–1968
Annie Mottau
1884–
Grace Mary Mottau
1886–
Albert Henry Mottau
1888–1962
Eva Margaret Mottau
1890–1985
Jane Beatrice "Jennie" Mottau
1892–
Eugene Clarence Mottau
1897–1950

Sources (10)

  • Eva Mattan, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Eva Margaret Mottan, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Eva M Mottau, "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003"

World Events (8)

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A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Manuel, Mario, Carlos, Jose, Luis, Alberto, Alvaro, Armando, Cesar, Felipe, Jaime, Jorge. Italian Angelo, Salvatore, Santo, Amedeo, Antonino, Antonio, Carlo, Carmelo, Dino, Domenic, Flavio, Giuseppe. Portuguese Paulo, Joao, Joaquim.

Italian (mainly northern): topographic name from motta ‘fortified stronghold’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places called with this word, as for example Motta Camastra and Motta d'Affermo in Messina, Sicily, Mottafollone in Cosenza province, Motta Montecorvino in Foggia; Motta Baluffi in Cremona, Motta di Livenza in Treviso, and Motta Visconti in Milan.

Portuguese and Spanish: variant of Mota .

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

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