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The Mott Family in Denmark

Updated July 7, 2003

Jan Mott
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The Mott family in Denmark was given the right to use the name as a family by royal decree in 1904, October 10 to my great-grandfather, Christen Larsen Mott.

I have done extensive research on the family tree in Denmark since 1975.

Of my Great-Grandfather's 8 children three emigrated to North America in 1899 and 1903. There names were: Sofus Larsen Mott (1903), Aage Johannes Larsen Mott (1899), and Jørgen Peter Reinhold Larsen Mott (1899) (the last one is my grand father, who later returned back to Denmark where he married my grandmother, Dagmar Lassen (his third wife).

My grand father's two oldest children joined him later in USA. Their names were Emanuel and Steffen. Steffen is supposed to have gone to Canada to join his mother there, and is has been sand that he later enrolled in the RCMP.

The whereabouts of Sofus is completely unknown to the family in Denmark.

Johannes died in the 1950's. He was married to Louella. They had three children: Doris, Elmer, and Margaret. Any information of that part of the family would be very welcome.

Family Photos

  • Christen Larsen Mott (22 KB)
    The founder of the Larsen Mott.
    Family Born in Denmark July 8, 1852 - Died February 17, 1939 in Denmark
  • Jørgen Peter Reindhold Larsen Mott (21 KB)
    Born in Denmark September 13, 1881 - Emigrated to the US 1889 (first destination Norwich, CT.) Returned to Denmark several times. Died in Denmark June 15, 1960
  • Christen Larsen Mott with his family in 1902 (50 KB)
    Christen Larsen Mott together with his wife and children and in-laws: Back row from left: Thora Karoline Julie, Carl Christian, Rasmine Caroline Larsen (wife of ->), Jørgen Peter Reinholdt. Mid Row from Left (between their) parents: Aage Johannes, Anne Marie Petersen (wife of ->), Laurits Alfred. Front row: Viggo Emanuel, Sophus (went missing in the US), Christian Harald Wilhelm.

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