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Elizabeth Thurston (Mott)

Birthplace: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Death: Died in Newport, Newport County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Newport, Newport County, RI, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Adam Mott, of Portsmouth and Elizabeth Mott
Wife of Edward Thurston
Mother of Eleanor Havens; Sarah Thornton; Elizabeth Irish; Edward Thurston; Ellen Gandy and 6 others
Sister of James Mott; Joseph Mott; George Mott; John Mott; Henry Mott and 2 others
Half sister of Jacob Mott, Sr.; Gershom Mott and Eleazer Mott

Managed by: Brandt Joseph Gibson
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About Elizabeth Thurston

1635- Immigrated via ship "Defense" and settled in Roxbury, MA. Later moved to Little Compton, RI, then Newport, RI.

For complete ancestry: see under her brother Adam Mott, Jr. (1623-1673), son of Adam I, son of John.

1635- Immigrated via ship "Defense" and settled in Portsmouth, RI.

Siblings: John born 1621, Adam, Jr. born 1623, Jonathan born 1626, and Mary born 1631.

Half Siblings: Jacob born 1633, and Elizabeth.


Note that the MyHeritage index for the FindAGrave memorial has an incorrect birth date, but the actual FindAGrave memorial page is correct.


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Elizabeth Thurston's Timeline

September 25, 1629
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Age 5
Age 12
Newport, RI, USA
March 10, 1647
Age 17
June 1647
Age 17
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, Colonial America
February 1649
Age 19
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
April 1, 1652
Age 22
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
Age 25
Cheshire, England
February 1656
Age 26
Portsmouth, Newport County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
January 4, 1659
Age 29
Newport County, Rhode Island, Colonial America