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1960 - Hugh Vernon Mott

1952 - Herbert W. Mott

ARTICLES/LOCAL HISTORY - Teacher's Daily Register 1909-1910
Grades 7 & 8
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Hugh, Nettie & Rowena are buried in the Union, aka: Greenville/Fairfield Cemetery, in Greenville Twp., Bureau Co., IL

MESSAGE BOARDS - Harrington Families in Whiteside Co.
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.com/board/board_topic/23882/138184.htm  also see below:
A reference to a Sumner Mott Harrington, spouse of Cornelia Petty & Ida Becker, and parent of Albert E. buried in our Tampico

Memorial Cemetery http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.com/TampicoMemCemetery_G_H.html

OBITUARY: Sumner Mott Harrington - http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.com/articles/article/1323792/41818.htm

BIOGRAPHY - Samuel M. Ladd, son of John A. and Mary E. (Mott) Ladd.


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April 3, 1919 - Sly Hotel to be Sold - ....Bertha MOTT

OBITUARY - 1944 Nettie Hayes
Nettie's daughter was Mrs. Rowena Mott of Chicago.

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Tampico Tornado
June 3, 1893 - re: Lewis W Mott

MESSAGE BOARDS - Tampico High School - Class of 1938
Post from Kent Harrington, grandson of Sumner Mott Harrington

Darius Mott (Bureau Co.)

IL STATE ARCHIVES ONLINE - Mott Marriages in Whiteside Co., IL
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900
Click here for information about how to obtain copies of original marriage records.

Groom Bride Date Vol./Page License No. County

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MOTT, CHARLES                        GREEN, MARY                          1877-12-01    /     00004596 WHITESIDE           
MOTT, HENRY                          HUTTON, MINTA                        1891-10-06    /     00008272 WHITESIDE           
MOTT, HENRY                          LENNOX, ELLEN                        1874-12-24    /     00003773 WHITESIDE           
MOTT, WALLACE A                      COON, KATIE M                        1892-07-05    /     00008486 WHITESIDE           

Groom Bride Date Vol./Page License No. County

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MYERS, DANIEL                        MOTT, ALICE L                        1894-05-23    /     00008979 WHITESIDE           
STOCK, FREDERICK W                   MOTT, MARY ANN                       1884-01-27    /     00006266 WHITESIDE           

IL STATE ARCHIVES ONLINE - Mott deaths - Whiteside Co., IL
Copies of death certificates before 1916.
Last Name First Name Middle Name Sex/Race Age Cert # Death Date County City Date Filed

MOTT          LEWIS      WILLIAM       M/W  UNK  2980025 1932-03-05 WHITESIDE   STERLING            32-03-07
Gazette Article
Mott, Louis     obituary / funeral rites     7 March 1932;6;3

1900 United States Federal Census 1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Lewis W Mott
Age: 43
Birth Date: Jul 1856
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1900: Tampico, Whiteside, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mary E Mott
Marriage Year: 1885
Years married: 15
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Occupation: Teamseter
Household Members: Name Age
Lewis W Mott 43
Mary E Mott 41, b. July, 1858, IL/PA/PA
Vernon Mott 14, Oct. 1885, IL
Hazel Mott 12, Oct., 1887, IL
Cecil Mott 7, Apr, 1893, IL
Fay Mott 5, April, 1895, IL
Marie Mott 2, March, 1898 IL
Sterling Public Library, 102 W. 3rd St., Sterling, IL (815)625-1370, ext 11, director@sterlingpubliclibrary.org

Subject Description Date Location [date of issue. [age # & Column #]
Mott, Anna  weds Edward Horner  11 June 1897;1;4  
Mott, Anna  weds Edward Horner  17 June 1897;wStandard;B3;2  
Mott, Alice  weds Daniel Myers  31 May 1894;wStandard;1;3  
Mott, Danielle L. Flagg (Andy)  obituary  27 Nov 2007;A2;1  
Mott, Henry  weds Minta Hutton  6 Oct 1891;3;3  
Mott, Henry  weds Minta Hutton  8 Oct 1891;wStandard;8;2  
Mott, Henry Mr. & Mrs.  son born March 20  23 March 1893;wStandard;8;3  
Mott, Henry Mr. & Mrs.  daughter born Oct 25  25 Oct 1894;2;5  
Mott, Henry Mr. & Mrs.  daughter born Oct 25  1 Nov 1894;wStandard;1;4  
Mott, Wallace A.  marriage license issued; Katie M. Coon  14 July 1892;  
Mott, Ellen (Henry)  obituary / funeral rites  2 Oct 1890;2;2  
Mott, Henry Mrs.  obituary  1 Oct 1890;2;3  
Mott, J. O. Mr. & Mrs.  daughter born in Oct  21 Oct 1907;Standard;3;1  
Mott, J. O. Mr. & Mrs.  daughter born in Oct  22 Oct 1907;swStandard;7;5
Mott, Vernon Mr. & Mrs.  daughter born in May  6 May 1907;5;3  
Mott, William  weds Mabel Houchin  10 Nov 1903;1;1   
Mott, William  weds Mabel Houchin  10 Nov 1903;twGazette;1;1  
Mott, J. O.  obituary  16 Nov 1929;7;2  

1960 - Hugh Vernon Mott

Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
October 17, 1960 - Monday, pg 3


H. Vernon Mott Rites Will Be Held Tuesday

Funeral services for Hugh Vernon Mott, 74, who died Saturday morning in Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, will be held at

1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Wheelock Allen Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Rev. Brace Johnson, pastor of the First Christian Church of

Sterling, officiating.  Interment will be in Fairfield-Greenville Cemetery at New Bedford.

Hugh Vernon Mott was born Oct. 19, 1885 in Princeton, Ill., the son of the late Lewis and May Mott. He was united in marriage to

Rowena E. Hayes, July 12, 1906.

The Motts farmed in Thomas, Ill., for many years, moving to Sterling in the spring of 1928.  In 1934 they moved to Chicago where

Mr. Mott was employed for many years by the Joyce Detective Agency. After retirement, from the detective work, he took

employment in the County Building until his health made it necessary for him to retire.

He is survived by his wife, five daughters, Mrs. Ila Easter, Mrs. Vyrda Henne, Mrs. Yvette Schaad and Mrs. Jennalee Forton of

Chicago; and Mrs. Ruby Swanson of New Bedford; a son, William of Chicago; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Nicholas of Sterling and Mrs.

Muriel Cullen of Clinton, Ia.;  two brothers, Cecil of Chicago and Fay, Sterling Township Town Clerk, Sterling; and seven


He was preceded in death by a daughter, Nettie Mae.


Hugh Vernon Mott - b. Oct 19, 1885 - Oct. 15, 1960
Wife: Rowena E. Hayes
Children: Ila Easter
          Vyrda Henne
          Yvette Schaad
          Jennalee Forton, Chicago
          Ruby Swanson, New Bedford
          William Mott, Chicago

Sisters: Mrs. *Hazel Mott Nicholas, Sterling
         Mrs. *Muriel Cullen, Clinton, IA

Brothers: Cecil Mott, Chicago
          Fay Mott, Sterling Twp

Date: 1986-09-10;
Paper: Register Star
STERLING - Memorial Service for Hazel "Dolly" Nicholas, 98, Sterling, who died Saturday in Sterling Care Center, will be at 11 a.m. today in Allen Funeral Home.

Nicholas, Hazel "Dolly" Mott (Harley)     obituary     8 Sept 1986;A4;4
Subject     Description     Date Location
Nicholas, Harley LeRoy     obituary     21 Feb 1946;8;2
Nicholas, Harley LeRoy     obituary     27 Feb 1946;3;2-5

Rockford Morning Star
Thursday, July 22, 1965
Rockford, IL
Our Area News Service
STERLING - Mrs. Hazel L. Nicholas, 504 W 4th St., got more fire from her kitchen stove than she wanted Wednesday morniing.

When she turned on her gas stove, a two-foot flame shot out. Mrs. Nicholas escaped with singed eyebrows. The stove top was


Firemen extinguished the flame by turning the gas off at the meter. Their investigation revealed when Mrs. Nicholas turned on

the stove a valve broke and escaping gas ignited.

Date: 1971-03-28; D7
Rockford Register-Star
Paper: Morning Star
STERLING - Services for Mrs. Muriel M. Cullen, 73, 805 W. 4th St., who died Friday in the home of a sister, Mrs. Hazel Nicholas,

will be at 1:30p.m. Monday in the Allen Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Riverside Mausoleum.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Survivors include her sister, Mrs. Nicholas, Sterling and a brother, Cecil Mott, Oak Park.

Subject     Description     Date Location
Cullen, Muriel Mott (Jack)     obituary     27 March 1971;2;2
Cullen, Muriel Mott (Jack)     funeral rites     30 March 1971;2;2

Date: Frday, 1955-12-09;
Rockford Morning Star
STERLING - Amother and her son were injured Thursday afternoon when hit by a car at Locust and E. 3rd Sts.

Admitted to Home hospital were Mrs. Clyde E. Andrews, 42, 1315 14th Ave., and her son, David, 12. Mrs. Andrews suffered a spine

injury and multiple contusions, while the boy suffered a possible fracture of the right leg, shock and multiple contusions. Both

were reported in satisfactory condition.

Both were hit by a car driven by Mrs. Hazel Nicholas, 68, 305 W. 4th St., who was going south on Locust, and turning left onto

3rd St. After hitting the pedestrians, the car travelled about a quarter of a block and slammed into a car driven by Betty Jane

Shoemaker, 30, 408 18th Ave. Minor damage resulted.

Subject     Description     Date Location
Swanson, Ruby I.     obituary     20 Feb 2003;A5;4
Swanson, Ruby I. Mott (Frank)     obituary     21 Feb 2003;A6;4

July 12, 2001
Pg 32
Chicago, IL
Jennalee H. Forton of Arlington Heights
Prayers will be said for Jennalee H Forton (nee Mott), 76, at 8:45 a.m. Friday, at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2400 E

Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights, Mass will follow at 9:39 a.m. at Our Lady of Wayside Church, 432 W. Park Street, Arlington


Born April 22, 1925, in Thomas, Ill., she died Monday, July 9, 2001, at Northwest Community Healthcare, in Arlington Heights.

Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.

She is survived by her husband, Robert J.; children, Judy K. (Douglas) Spink of North Plains, Ore., John R. (Virginia) Forton of

Dunlap, Ill and Kathleen L (Martin) Beach of Schaumburg; grandchildren, Casey, Matthew, Becky, Carrie, Doug, Stephanie, Eric,

Jenna, Kevin and Christopher and sisters, Ruby Swanson of New Bedord, Ill., Vyrda Henne of Bellevue, Wash., and Yvetta Schaad of

Couderay, Wisconsin.

Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 910 W. Van Buren Street, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60607

For information, (847) 253-5423

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