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Adam Mott Jr. (1649 - 1732)

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Adam Mott Jr.
Born in Greenpoint, New Netherlandmap
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Husband of — married in Gravesend, New Yorkmap
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Died in Long Island City, Queens County, Province of New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Sep 2010
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Adam, the oldest son, was baptized in the New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church In New York on Nov. 14, 1649.[1]

He married Mary Stillwell in July 1678. STILLWELL/MOTT - Dr. John E. Stillwell stated that he had in his possession the original marriage license of Adam Mott Junior of Hempstead and Mary Stillwell the daughter of Mrs. Anne Stillwell of Gravesend. Married and dated July 9, 1678.[2]American Marriage Records Before 1699 reflects: MOTT, Adam and Mary Stilwell, 1678, 9 July 1678, Gravesend, N.Y.

His wife Mary, was the dau. of Nicholas Stillwell. He was of Hempstead, a Justice of the Peace, and in 1713 was living at the south side, at Rockaway. The only children known as hers were Ann, Mary, and Adam, all on the census list of 1698. The son Adam had, some time before 1719, married his half cousin Elizabeth Mott, and was living at Rockaway, but later was of Staten Island, where he was the county clerk from 1728 to 1738. He was afterwards "of the Province of Pennsylvania, gentlemen," and died sometime before March 1749, when his widow gave the administration bond. She made her Will in 1777 (proved 1778) then of Staten Is. Among their children were Elizabeth who before 1743 had married Benj. Seaman, and Richbell [4], who mar. 1736 Mary Seamans, dau. of Richard and Sarah, and died before July 11, 1745, leaving a son Richbell. [3]

Adam Mott was of Hempstead, a Justice of the Peace, and in 1713 was residing on the south side at Rockaway. source: Craig Hubbard.


1649-11-14 Greenpoint, Kings, New York


14 NOV 1649. NYC, NY. [4]


16 JUL 1678. Gravesend, New York


Died 1719 in Hempstead, Long Island, New York


  1. New Amsterdam (New York City) Reformed Dutch Church Baptisms
  2. John Stillwell, p. 83
  3. Harris, Edward Doubleday "The Descendants of Adam Mott of Hempstead, Long Island, NY" [Lancester, PA: The New Era Printing Co., 1906] Revised Edition p.1
  4. New Amsterdam (New York City) Reformed Dutch Church Baptisms
  • Translated by Ted Brassard, New Amsterdam/New York Reformed Dutch Church Baptisms, 1649, 14 Nov; Adam Moth; Adam; Thomas Hall, Olof Stephenszen Van Courtlant, Elsje Muytiens .
  • John E. Stillwell, The History of Lt. Nicholas Stillwell, vol. I, p. 83
  • Source: S152 Craig E. Hubbard NOTECraig E. Hubbard, 33137 Quail Canyon Rd, Nuevo, CA 92567, Monday, May 7, 2007
  • Source: S254 Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT: The Generations Network.
  • Source: S266 Yates Publishing U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.
  • Source: S7 One World Tree (sm) Publication: Name: Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., n.d.;


  • This person was created through the import of 104-B.ged on 12 September 2010.
  • Mott-813 was created by Wayne Haight through the import of Haight tree.ged on Jun 3, 2014.

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On 13 Mar 2016 at 00:34 GMT Michele (Britton) Camera wrote:

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On 10 Feb 2016 at 05:26 GMT Steven Mix wrote:

Mott-1247 and Mott-31 appear to represent the same person because: This newly imported duplicate is the oldest paternal ancestor in this chain in need of a merge. No tree conflicts. Thanks!

On 11 Jan 2015 at 22:21 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Mott-813 and Mott-31 appear to represent the same person because: birth is the same date and place

Adam is 24 degrees from Rosa Parks, 19 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 14 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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