In 1800, his household in the first ward included two young men, two girls, and a woman under twenty-five years of age.
Between 1806 and 1812, a Jesse Mott represented Saratoga County in the New York State Assembly. That individual also served as Saratoga supervisor.
However, in 1816, the city directory listed a Jesse Mott as a merchant-tailor located at 61 Washington Avenue. Other Motts were listed in previous and subsequent directories. But none were named Jesse and were not at his previous address.
Sources: The life of Jesse Mott has no CAP biography number. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 1/10/13; revised 3/23/13