Jacob Mott, Sr. (c.1636 - 1711) MP

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Birthplace: Portsmouth, Newport, RI
Death: Died in Portsmouth, Newport, RI
Occupation: Quaker preacher, constable, and deputy., Quaker Minister
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About Jacob Mott, Sr.

"Jacob Mott 1635- Immigrated via ship "Defense" when 2 years old and settled in Portsmouth, RI."   He died on 15 November 1711 at Portsmouth, Newport, RI.1 

Note: he is not a listed passenger on the ship manifest.  In addition, his parents, Adam Mott & Sarah widow Lott, were married in Horseheath parish, co. Cambridge, England on 11 May 1635.  Therefore changed to birth date / place of Abt. 1636 in Portsmouth, Newport Co, RI, as per Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, "Adam Mott, "Great Migration 1634-1635, M-P, 181-185.

  • parents: Jacob Mott was the son of Adam Mott and Sarah Lott.1

Half Siblings: John born 1621, Adam, Jr. born 1623, Jonathan born 1626, Elizabeth born 1629, and Mary born 1631.

Married

  1. Joanna Slocum, daughter of Giles Slocum and Joan Cook, circa 1660 at Portsmouth, Newport, RI.1 

Jacob and his wife Joanna were residents of Portsmouth, R.I. Mr. Mott was deputy in 1674, and constable in 1687. He was one of a number who built, in 1699, the first house of worship erected for that purpose in the town of Dartmouth. He was a Quaker preacher.1  

Children of Jacob Mott and Joanna Slocum: 

  1. Jacob Mott+   b. 13 Dec 1661, d. 14 Mar 1737 
  2. Hannah Mott   b. Nov 1663, d. Nov 1730 
  3. Mary Mott   b. 8 Jan 1666 
  4. Sarah Mott   b. 3 Feb 1670 
  5. Elizabeth Mott   b. 12 Sep 1672, d. Unknown 
  6.  Samuel Mott   b. 4 Sep 1678 

Citations

  • [S2] J.H. Beers & Co.,Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island. 
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Jacob Mott, Sr.'s Timeline

1636
1636
Portsmouth, Newport, RI
1660
1660
Age 24
Portsmouth, Newport Co, RI
1661
December 13, 1661
Age 25
Portsmouth, Newport, RI, USA
1663
November, 1663
Age 27
Portsmouth, Newport Co, RI
1665
January 8, 1665
Age 29
1669
February 6, 1669
Age 33
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
1672
September 12, 1672
Age 36
1679
September 4, 1679
Age 43
1711
November 15, 1711
Age 75
Portsmouth, Newport, RI
1933
June 27, 1933
Age 75