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The name De mott arrived in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The De mott family lived in Essex. The name, however, descends from the family's place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, Mott a town in Cotes du Nord, Normandy.

De mott Early Origins



The surname De mott was first found in Essex, where the family held a family seat from very early times, having been granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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De mott Spelling Variations


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De mott Spelling Variations



A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Mott, Motte, Mote, De Mott, De Motte, Demott and others.

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De mott Early History


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De mott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De mott research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1710, 1693 and 1738 are included under the topic Early De mott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De mott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De mott Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De mott Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name De mott or a variant listed above:

De mott Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Michael DeMott, who arrived in New York in 1665
  • Anica DeMott, aged 36, arrived in New York in 1693

De mott Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter DeMott, aged 13, landed in New York in 1711

De mott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Richard DeMott, who landed in New York, NY in 1832
  • G W DeMott, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name De mott (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De mott (post 1700)



  • Joseph B. Demott, American politician, Mayor of Rexburg, Idaho, 1943-49
  • George DeMott, American politician, Independent American Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012
  • Ed DeMott, American politician, Representative from New Jersey 11th District, 1996

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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The De mott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De mott Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 18 May 2016 at 12:11.

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