Families of Old Rappahannock Co. and Essex Co., VA
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Families of Old Rappahannock Co. and Essex Co. Virginia
Connections to the Vickers and other Related Families
The Mott family
was of Essex, England, at Saffron Walden- (Parish Register-Records) - and
George Mott, christened
Nov 20, 1625- s/o James Mott and
Grace Thurgar. He and his brother John were grandsons of Adam Mott, b 1596, and first wife Jane Hullet/Hewlett
of Scotland and England - early emigrant to Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, the
son of John Mott and Elizabeth. Adam
Mott married second to Elizabeth Creel,
Oct 28, 1616 in
Christening dates for Adam’s children:
a. Henry -b May 31, 1623
b. George- b Nov 20, 1625
d. Adam- b Jan 21, 1620- died Apr 5, 1693- buried at
Ref: Essex Co. VA- New World Immigrants-
Theis & Co.- to New
England - embarked in the “Defence” –Thomas Bostick, Master, from
Adam Mott- age 34. Sara- age 31, John Mott-age 14, Adam-age 13,
**Connection: Lotz- or Lott Family- Some
**Englebert Lott- came from the
**Connection- AbrahamVickers b 1762-
**Connection- These are probably the original part of the Lott family of Wiregrass Georgia and the Creels who also intermarried with the Vickers Family in Henry Co. or Barbour Co. Ala. and the Van Pelts are ancestors to Kelly Vickers, Web Master of these Vickers Pages.
George Mott died in 1673-will proved in Mar 31, 1694- Gloucester Co. VA. He had married Elizabeth Pigg, b @ 1635, d/o John and wife Jane Pigg, neighbor of John Madison.
Elizabeth Pigg remarried to James Harrison in 1674- died about 1712 intestate in Essex Co. They had daughter Jael Harrison who was born 1676- Essex Co. - married first to William Williams, in Stafford and Essex Co. VA, who died about 1712- She remarried to Richard Johnson and moved to Spotsylvania, VA.
George and John Mott patented over 9,019 acres, for transport of 180 settlers - received in 1670
George Mott and Elizabeth Pigg had four daughters:
a. Jane Elizabeth - b about 1655 - King &
Queen Co. VA- married first to John
Fosaker. Married second to John Rowzee,
s/o Ralph Rowzee and Margaret Bernard of
b. Margaret Morgan- b about 1658 - in
c. Ann- b 1671- Rappahannock Co. – She married John Glendenning
d. Ellen or Eleanor- b 1673- Richmond co. VA- She married Richard Shippey, who died 1708- Richmond Co
Richmond Co. VA- Records 1692-1704- p 139
Pigg, Sr.-b 1615 in
On Apr 20, 1661 he patented with Evan Davies- 850 acres for transport of 17 persons- granted in 1662-
He deeded 365 acres in Rappahannock Co. on Dragon Swamp to John and George Mott - May 5, 1663 -
Power of Attorney to his friend John
Madison, father of John A. Madison who became President- to acknowledge
this deed for him in the
John Madison and his wife Mary were of York Co. VA.
1661 John Madison, John Pigg and Richard Evans received 685 acres –
1664 - John Madison and John Pigg
patented 1,050 acres land on
Ref: Microfilm, NC- Roll Book 11, p 559- Jul 11, 1788- State Grants
John and Jane had children born in England and in King & Queen Co:
a. Henry – b 1642-
b. Rev. Edward Pigg- b- about 1644-
a. Rev. Edward Pigg, Jr. - b d -VA
Henry – b 1713- in
**Rev. Edward Pigg
was neighbor to Thomas Gresham/Grisham
of St Martin's Parish who came from
Virginia Co. Records Vol
1 - Spotsylvania Co. 1721-1800- p 89-
Deed Bk A- 1722-1729-
November 5, 1722- William Warren and Elizabeth Warren, his wife, to Samuel Ham, 100 acres in Spotsylvania County - part of 1,525 acres of land patented by John Rogers, Peter Rogers, John York, Edward Pigg, Thomas Gresham. Recorded-Nov 6, 1722.
**Connection - The
d. John, Jr.- b about 1647- King & Queen Co. In the 1701 census of VA.
In King and
Tax List- John Pigg patented 2000 acres in a fork of
John married Elizabeth Mott- d/o John Mott, brother to George Mott. They had a son named Paul - b 1698- died 1767- lived first in Amelia Co. and then Pittsylvania Co, patented land in Goochland Co. before 1736/7.
a. Paul- b 1698-1767- married first to Elizabeth Osborne, d/o William Osborne of Amelia Co, VA in 1714-He married second to Sarah?
a. William – b 1735- married Mary Fields- and had:
a. Nancy Milly Pigg-
b d- lived Clay Co. Kentucky and Casey Co-
married James McWhorter - b 1775 in
Union Co. SC, s/o John McWhorter and Mary Elizabeth Jasper, in
e. Ellen- b 1648- King & Queen Co.– married Jonathan Mott
f. William- b 1648- King &Queen Co.
g. Garrett- b about 1649- King & Queen Co.
h. George - b about 1650- King and Queen Co.
b 1578 and died 1675- Member of the Virginia Company-to
James Harrison, s/o Harmon, married Anne Cliffe,
who remarried after death of James to Justinian Cooper. Their daughter, Thomasine Harrison, b @1628, married to Richard
Whitehead- b 1625- emigrant to Virginia, Abingdon Parish, Old Rappahannock,
Gloucester Co. Virginia. Richard
Whitehead probably descended from Arthur
Whitehead - born 1595
He bought 2000 acres from George and John Mott- in Oct 24, 1673- Abingdon Parish,
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