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OCONTO COUNTY
Wisconsin
FAMILIES and BIOGRAPHIES

MOTT - TURVEY

Submitted by David Gordon Mott V
and Mary Turvey


 
Archibald Mott and Eliza Turvey, who moved separately from Restigouche County, New Brunswick, married in Green Bay, Wisconsin then settled and raised their family in Oconto, beginning in 1872. Eliza passed away Oct. 9, 1883, aged 32 years, of typhoid fever, leaving Archibald and five children, 2 boys and 3 girls, Margaret, Gordon, Archibald, Harriet, and Katherine.

Archibald remarried to Mary Schusilow (sp?) about 1887. Mary passed away September 12, 1904. Archibald passed away September 3, 1917. The family is buried in the Evergreen cemetary, in Oconto.

The Oconto County Reporter reported that Archibald Mott was one of Oconto's early settlers, a well known lumberman, engaged in the lumbering business in Oconto County until the early 1900's. 



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