About Thomas Mott
Adam and Anne Mott By Thomas Clapp Cornell
Thomas Mott, born 8th of 8th month, 1823 ; married, 28th of 7th
month, 1845, Marianna Pelham, born 20th of 8th month, 1825 ;
died in Switzerland, 3d of 7th month, 1872.
Thomas Mott, at the time of his marriage, was in the wool
business with his father, and they prospered; and after the retirement
of his father he made other business connections, and after
one or two reverses, from which they promptly recovered, he retired
from business in 1863 with a handsome competence. He has
since spent considerable time in Europe, and of later years much
time in Newport, R. I. He now makes the home of his family at
Radnor near Philadelphia in the winter, and at Newport in the
summer. Thomas and Marianna Mott had —
(a.) Isabel Mott, born 8th of 11th month, 1846; married in
Paris, 3d of 9th month, 1868, Joseph Parish, born 6th of
7th month, 1843, son of Dillwyn and Susan M. Parish.
b.) Emily Mott, born 15th of 3d month, 1848; married, 31st
of 8th month, 1874, in Paris, George R. Shaw, born 28th
of 10th month, 1848 ; son of Samuel Parkman and Hannah
c.) Maria Mott, born 5th of 4th month, 1858.