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Isaac Motte

Male 1738 - 1795  (56 years)


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  • Name Isaac Motte 
    Born 8 Dec 1738  South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 May 1795  Charleston, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I596343  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 

    Father Jacob Motte,   b. 29 Nov 1700, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1770, Charleston, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Martin,   b. 16 Dec 1710,   d. 9 Feb 1757, Charleston, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married Dec 1724  [1
    Family ID F599175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Smith,   b. Abt 1740,   d. 1772  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1763 
    Children 
     1. Anne Loughton Motte,   b. Abt 1764
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F596283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Deas,   b. Abt 1740,   d. 1776  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 1776 
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F596284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Broughton,   b. Abt 1740 
    Married 18 Dec 1776 
    Children 
     1. Alexander Broughton Motte,   b. Abt 1777
     2. Elizabeth Motte,   b. Abt 1779
     3. Charlotte Henrietta Motte,   b. Abt 1780
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F596285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Served in Canada & Fort Moultrie

      SC Representative to Continental Congress

      Isaac Motte was appointed an ensign in His Majesty's Sixtieth Royal
      American Regiment at the age of eighteen. He served in Canada during the
      Seven Years War. At the outbreak of our Revolutionary War, he was a
      lieutenant colonel in the Second Regiment of Foot and was second in
      command at the Battle of Fort Moultrie. He was promoted to colonel in
      September 1776, but resigned his commission when named to the Privy
      Council.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3418] Memorandum Book of Jacob Motte.