52 Ancestors – Week 441: #711 Hannah (Mott) Tucker (1663-1732) of Portsmouth, Rhode Island and Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Hannah Mott (1663-1732) is #711 on my Ahnentafel Checklist, my seventh great-grandmother, who married #710 Abraham Tucker (1653-1725)  in 1690, in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

I’m descended by:

*  their daughter #355 Content material Tucker (1695-1739) who married #354 Benjamin Wing (1698-1782) in 1722.
*  their daughter #177 Abigail Wing (1734-1806) who married #176 Jonathan White (1732-1804) in 1756. 
*   their son, #88 Humphrey White (1757-1814) who married #89 Sibel Kirby (1764-1848) in 1786.
*  their son, #44 Jonathan White (1803-1850) who married Miranda Wade (1804-1850) in 1824.
*  their son #22 Henry Arnold White (1824-1885) who married Amy Oatley (1826-1864) in 1844.
*  their daughter #11 Julia E. White (1848-1913) who married #10 Thomas Richmond (1848-1917) in 1868.
*  their daughter #5 Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962) who married #4 Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942) in 1900.
*  their son #2 Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983) married #3 Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002) in 1942.
*  their son #1 Randall Jeffrey Seaver (1943-living)


1)  PERSON (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):

*  Identify:                     Hannah Mott[1–2,6]
*  Alternate Identify:     Hannah Tucker[3-5]
*  Intercourse:                         Feminine
*  Father:                    Jacob Mott 1636-1711
*  Mom:                  Joanna Slocum 1642-1727

2)  INDIVIDUAL EVENTS (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):

*  Beginning:                      November 1663, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States[1,6]
*  Distribution:          14 January 1711/2 (about age 47), father’s will proved; Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States[3]
*  Distribution:         20 April 1725 (about age 61), Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States[4]
*  Dying:                  11 February 1731/2 (about age 68), Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States[5]

3)  SHARED EVENTS (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):

*  Partner 1:               Abraham Tucker 1653-1725
*  Marriage 1:            26 November 1690 (age 37), Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States[2,6]

*  Youngster 1:                  Elizabeth Tucker 1691-1768
*  Youngster 2:                  Sarah Tucker 1693-1727
*  Youngster 3:                  Content material Tucker 1695-1739
*  Youngster 4:                  Abraham Tucker 1697-1776
*  Youngster 5:                  Joanna Tucker 1699-1772
*  Youngster 6:                  Ruth Tucker 1701- ????
*  Youngster 7:                  Hannah Tucker 1704-1787

4)  NOTES (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):    

The web site “Early Tuckers” (https://gahimer.com/2018/03/14/early-tuckers/) has a household sketch for Abraham and Hannah (Mott) Tucker[6].  As well as, Dartmouth, Massachusetts important information have start and marriage information for Abraham and Hannah, and their kids.
Hannah Mott was born in November 1663 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, the primary daughter and second baby of Jacob and Joanna (Slocum) Mott[1].  
 Hannah Mott (1663-1730) married Abraham Tucker, son of Henry and Martha (–?–) Tucker, on 26 November 1690 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts Bay, as his second spouse[2].  Abraham and Hannah (Mott) Tucker had seven kids, all born and recorded in Dartmouth:
*  Elizabeth Tucker (1691-1768), married 1715 James Barker (1691-1749).
*  Sarah Tucker (1693-1727), married 1714 Edward Wing (1687-1734).
*  Content material Tucker (1695-1739), married 1722 Benjamin Wing (1698-1782).
*  Abraham Tucker (1697-1776), married (1) 1722 Elizabeth Russell (1705-1724);(2) 1728 Hannah Corridor (1700-1731).
*  Joanna Tucker (1699-1772), married 1726 John Russell (1686-1747).
*  Ruth Tucker (1701-????).
*  Hannah Tucker (1704-1787), married 1734  James Greene (1701-1789).
Abraham and Hannah (Mott) Tucker have been Quakers, and resided in Dartmouth for the remainder of their lives.  
Hannah’s father, Jacob Mott of Portsmouth, died testate, having written a will dated 31 January 1710/11, which was proved 14 January 1711/12[3].  The desire mentions spouse Johannah Mott; sons Jacob Mott and Samuel Mott; daughters Hannah Tucker, Elizabeth Gould, Marcy (or Mary) Cook dinner, and Sarah Wordell. 
 Abraham Tucker died on March 16, 1724/1725 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts Bay.  He died testate, having written a will dated 20 November 1724, and proved 20 April 1725 in Bristol County, Massachusetts Probate Courtroom[4].  His will bequeathed to his spouse Hannah:

“Merchandise I give & bequeath to Hannah my nicely beloved Spouse my Two Finest feather beds with all of the furnishings thereto belonging with all my plate & Silver cash additionally one third A part of all my inside dore househould goodsfor home preserving (Besides onely the Remaining A part of my beds and beding, to be disposed of as she Shall See Trigger ceaselessly. I additionally give to my spouse Dureing the Time that she shall Stay my widdow the entire of my now Dwelling home the place I now dwell or stay in: & additionally the Two Finest Cows in my inventory of Cattel: & additionally the fruit of 5 Apple Bushes shuch as she shall make Alternative of Yearly in my orchard: additionally do dive and bequeath unto her my sd. spouse Sixteen Kilos cash or payments of Credit score yearly to be Paid unto her by my Executor hereafter Named as long as she shall Stay my widdow as aforsaid and no Longer: And likewise my stated Executor shall Present her with hearth wooden Reduce match for the hearth all the time Prepared on the Dore: and shall Maintain her Two Cows & one horse hind(?)  Winter Summer season match to be used & Service; and to let her my stated spouse have one Barrill of Syder Each Yr all which I give unto stated spouse Dureing her widdowhood as aforsaid and no Longer: I additionally Give & Bequeath unto stated spouse Hannah one horse Hind(?) reminiscent of she shall make Alternative of out of my inventory of horse hind(?): & be disposed of as she shall see Trigger with Saddle & Bridle therewith: all which I give unto my stated Spouse Hannah In Luo of her Thirds or Dower and my will is that when my Spouse shall marry or Decease & then what’s herein given to her dureing her widdowhood Shall belong to my Executor hereafter Named and to his heires & assignes ceaselessly.”

The Dartmouth Buddies file guide says[5]:

“Hannah Tucker spouse of Abraham Tucker departed this life the eleventh day of the twelfth month 1731.” 

The loss of life date within the Gregorian calendar was due to this fact 11 February 1731/2 in Dartmouth at age 68.  She might have been buried in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, however there is no such thing as a extant burial file for her.


1. James N. Arnold, Very important File of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, First Collection, Births, Marriages and Deaths : a Household Register for the Individuals (Windfall, R.I.: Narragansett Historic Publishing Co., 1891-1912), Quantity 7, Rhode Island Buddies’ Information, Births, web page 68 (picture 115 of 681), Hannah Mott start entry, November 1663.

2. Very important information of Dartmouth, Massachusetts, to the 12 months 1850 ( Boston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society,1929-1930), Marriages, web page 515, Abraham Tucker and Hana Mott marriage entry, 26 November 1690.

3. Nellie M.C. Beaman,  “Abstracts of Portsmouth, R.I. Wills,” Rhode Island Genealogical Register, Quantity 5, #1 (July 1982), web page 224, Jacob Mott probate summary; unique information in “Portsmouth City Council and Probate, Quantity 2, 1697-1725”.

4. Bristol County [Mass.] Register of Probate, Bristol County (Mass.) Probate Information, 1686-1880, American Ancestors (https://www.americanancestors.org), “Bristol 26000-27999),” Property file 26,394 (10 pages), Abraham Tucker of Dartmouth, 1725.

5. Month-to-month assembly information, Births – Marriages – Deaths 1699 – 1880, Society of Buddies, Dartmouth Month-to-month Assembly (Society of Buddies : Dartmouth, Mass.), web page 712, Hannah Tucker loss of life file, “spouse of Abraham Tucker, departed this life eleventh day of 12 month 1731”.

6. Fred Gahimer, “Early Tuckers,” web site, Gahimer.com (https://gahimer.com/2018/03/14/early-tuckers/), Abraham Tucker household sketch.

NOTE:  Amy Johnson Crow urged a weekly weblog theme of “52 Ancestors” in her weblog submit 

 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on the No Story Too Small weblog.  I’ve prolonged this theme in 2022 to 468 Ancestors in 468 Weeks.

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