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Early Origins of the Moth family


The surname Moth was first found in Lorraine where this distinguished family held a family seat, and were members of the aristocracy of that region from the year 1534.

Early History of the Moth family


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Another 77 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Moth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Moth Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: De Lamoth, Lamoth, LaMoth, LaMothe, Lamoth, Lamothe, Mothe and many more.

Early Notables of the Moth family (pre 1700)


Notable in the family name was Baron Lamoth of Languedoc; Pierre Lambert de la Motte, MEP (1624-1679), a French bishop, a founding member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society and became a missionary in Asia; Antoine Houdar de la Motte (1672-1731), a French author of comedies, operas and ballets; Pierre de St. Paul, Sieur de La Motte (Pierre La Motte or Pierre Lamotte) (d. 1685), French captain of a company of the Carignan-Salieres Regiment that...
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Migration of the Moth family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moth Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michel Moth, aged 24, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1731 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Moth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Felipe Moth, aged 45, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Moth (post 1700)



    Historic Events for the Moth family



    HMS Prince of Wales

    • Mr. George Moth, British Boy, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
      HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

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    Citations


    1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
    2. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html


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