Saturday, August 24, 2013

Surname Saturday - MOTT (England to colonial Rhode Island)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  


I am in the 7th great-grandmothers and I'm up to Ancestor #711, who is Hannah MOTT (1663-1730) 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 7th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts].

My ancestral line back through three American generations of this MOTT family line is:

1.  Randall J. Seaver (1943-living)

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)


10.  Thomas Richmond (1848-1917)
11.  Julia White (1848-1913)

22.  Henry Arnold White (1824-1885)
23.  Amy Frances Oatley (1826-1864)

44.  Jonathan White (1806-1850)
45.  Miranda Wade (1804-1850)

88.  Humphrey White (1758-1814)
89.  Sybil Kirby (1764-1848)

176.  Jonathan White (1732-1804)
177. Abigail Wing (1734-1806)

354.  Benjamin Wing (1698-1776)
355.  Content Tucker (1695-1738)

710.  Abraham Tucker, born 13 October 1653 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States; died 16 March 1725 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 1420. Henry Tucker and 1421. Martha.  He married 26 November 1690 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.
711.  Hannah Mott, born November 1663 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States; died November 1730 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.  

Children of Abraham Tucker and Hannah Mott are:
*  Elizabeth Tucker (1691-1768), married 1715 James Barker (1691-1749)
*  Sarah Tucker (1693-1727), married 1714 Edward Wing.
*  Content Tucker (1695-1727), married 1714 Benjamin Wing (1698-1776)
*  Abraham Tucker (1697-1776), married (1) 1722 Elizabeth Russell; (2) 1728 Hannah Hall.
*  Joanna Tucker (1699-1772), married 1726 John Russell (1686-1747).
*  Ruth Tucker (1701-????)
*  Hannah Tucker (1704-????), married James Greene.

1422.  Jacob Mott, born about 1636 in probably Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; died 15 November 1711 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.  He married before 1661 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.
1423.  Joanna Slocum, born 16 May 1642 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States; died 06 January 1724 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.  She was the daughter of 2846. Giles Slocum and 2847. Joan.

Children of Jacob Mott and Joanna Slocum are:
*  Jacob Mott (1661-1737), married 1689 Cassandra Southwick (1666-1705)
*  Hannah Mott (1663-1730), married 1690 Abraham Tucker (1653-1725)
*  Mercy Mott (1667-1754), married 1683 John Cook (1662-????)
*  Sarah Mott (1670-1738), married Gershom Wodell (????-1741).
*  Elizabeth Mott (1672-1749), married 1690 Thomas Gould (1655-1734)
*  Samuel Mott (1678-1727), married 1708 Mary Wolverton (????-1709).

2844.  Adam Mott, born 1596 in Saffron Waldon, Essex, England; died before 12 August 1661 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.  He was the son of 5688. John Mott and 5689. Elizabeth.  He married  11 May 1635 in Horseheath, Cambridgeshire, England.
2845.  Sarah, born about 1604 in England; died after 31 August 1661 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

Children of Adam Mott and Sarah are:
*  Jacob Mott (1636-1711), married 1661 Joanna Slocum (1642-1724)
*  Gershom Mott (1638-????).
*  Eleazer Mott (1640-????)

Note:  2845. Sarah is Adam Mott's second wife.  His first wife, Elizabeth Creel (1598-1635) had five children.

Information about these Mott families were obtained from:

*  The English ancestry and biography of Adam Mott was provided in the book Ancestral Lines, Third Edition, compiled by Carl Boyer 3rd, published by the compiler in Santa Clarita, California in 1998.

*  Adam Mott has a sketch in the book The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume V, by Robert Charles Anderson, published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society in 2007 (pages 181-185).

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