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Thomas Smith Webb Mott

July 28, 1800
September 20, 1869
Home Town:
Preston, Nova Scotia Canada
Later Residences:
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
Susan Phillips Mott (June 29, 1833)
Biographical Notes:
Thomas Smith Webb Mott was born in Preston, Nova Scotia on July 28, 1800 to John Mott, a farmer, and his wife, Deborah Webb, who was originally from Massachusetts. In 1822 he attended Brown University, and after the completion of his degree was ordained as an Episcopalian minister. He was the first editor of the Episcopalian Newspaper "The Church Intelligencer." He served parishes in Massachusetts, Georgia, Mississippi and then relocated to North Carolina where he had a long and successful career. In addition, he established and taught at several schools, including St. Johns in the Wilderness in Flatrock, NC. On June 29, 1833 he was married to Susan Amanda Phillips. The couple had at least three sons during their marriage, all of which pursued medical careers.

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