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Mary Mottley (abt. 1798 - 1864)

Mary Mottley
Born about in Alverstoke, Hampshire, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 26 Oct 1835 in Paris, Seine, Francemap
[children unknown]
Died in Valognes, Manche, Francemap
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Mary Mottley, daughter of George Mottley and Mary Martin, was christened at Alverstoke on 2 March 1801.[1] She married Alexis Clérel de Tocqueville on 26 October 1835 in Paris.[2] According to her marriage contract, her parents were living in Stonehouse, Devonshire in 1835.[3]

She died on 23 December 1864 in her house in Valognes, in Normandy, aged 66 years.[4]


Mary Mottley, fille de George Mottley et Mary Martin, couple demeurant en 1835 à Stonehouse, dans le Devonshire (contrat du 2 novembre 1835, pardevant Maître Barbier, notaire à Paris), était l'épouse d'Alexis de Tocqueville[3]. Elle a été baptisée le 2 mars 1801 à Alverstoke (Hampshire)[1].

Elle est morte le 23 décembre 1864, rue du Gravier à Valognes. Elle avait 66 ans[4].


  1. 1.0 1.1 "England, Hampshire Bishop's Transcripts 1680-1892," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), Mary Mottley, 02 Mar 1801; citing Baptism, Alverstoke, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, Lancashire Record Office and Hampshire Record Office, United Kingdom.
  2. Reconstitution chronologique des actes de mariage (série V.2E), 1568-1859 Mariages 1 oct-30 nov 1835 vues 1058-1059
  3. 3.0 3.1 Contrat de mariage entre Alexis de Tocqueville et Marie Mottley (2 novembre 1835). Cote AT 378, Fonds Alexis de Tocqueville, Archives départementales de la Manche
  4. 4.0 4.1 Acte de décès: Acte #162, Décès 1864 Valognes, Archives de la Manche en ligne cote 3E 615/70 NMD 1863-1864 (vue 251), consulté le 24 juillet 2020
  • "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 August 2018), Marie de Tocqueville, 21 Jun 1865; citing Probate, England, United Kingdom, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Great Britain.; FHL microfilm .
  • "France, diocèse de Coutances et d'Avranches, registres paroissiaux, 1533-1894," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 March 2018), Alexis Cleret De Tocqueville in entry for Marie Mattley, 26 Dec 1864; citing Burial, Alleaume (Notre-Dame), Alleaume, Manche, France, Archives diocesaines de Coutances et d'Avranche (Diocesan Archives of Countances and Avranche), Normandy; FHL microfilm 1,301,325.

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