Thursday, August 4, 2022

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1663 Birth Record of Hannah Mott (1663-1730) in Portsmouth, Rhode Island

 It's time to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings for Treasure Chest Thursday.

The treasure today is the 1663 birth record of Hannah Mott in Portsmouth, Rhode Island:

The birth record for Hannah Mott is the 11th one on the Mott list:

The transcription of this record for Hannah Mott is:

"[MOTT] Hannah, [of Jacob and Joanna, Portsmouth] Nov. -- 1663"

The source citation for this record is:

James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, First Series, Births, Marriages and Deaths : a Family Register for the People (Providence, R.I.: Narragansett Historical Publishing Co., 1891-1912), "Volume 7, Rhode Island Friends' Records," Births, page 68 (image 115 of 681), Hannah Mott birth entry, November 1663.

This record is a Derivative Source, with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the birth of Hannah Mott.  The Original source is a Portsmouth town record book that is not available online.

Hannah Mott (1663-1730) was the second child of Jacob and Joanna (Slocum) Mott of Portsmouth.  She married Abraham Tucker (1653-1725) on 26 November 1690 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. 

Abraham and Hannah (Mott) Tucker are my 7th great-grandparents.  I am descended through their daughter Content Tucker (1695-1739) who married Benjamin Wing (1698-1782) on 18 October 1722 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.


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