Moth History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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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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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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Moth migration to the United States +
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 
Moth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Felipe Moth, aged 45, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830 
Moth migration to Australia +
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Moth Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Mr. William Moth, (Smith), English convict who was convicted in Surrey, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Blenheim" on 11th March 1837, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) 
Historic Events for the Moth family +
- Mr. George Moth, British Boy, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales (1941) and survived the sinking 
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)
- ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 15th October 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/blenheim
- ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html