Memorable Manitobans: Sidney Irvine Sears Mott (1871-?)
Born at Sylvan, Ontario on 31 August 1871, son of Sears Mott (1831-1897) and Maria Loomis (?-?), brother of Laura M. Mott, he came to Manitoba in 1882 and settled at Souris. He became a school teacher, serving as the Principal of Oakwood School (1901-1902), Belmont School (1907-1913), Griswold School (1914-1923), Lenore School (1923-1929), Myrtle School (1929-1930), Graysville School (1930-1931), and Ochre School (1931-1932). He was living in Neepawa in October 1937.
1901 Canada census [Sydney Mott], Automated Genealogy.
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
Obituary [Agnes Mott Tully], Winnipeg Free Press, 26 October 1937.
We thank Geraldine Sookorukoff for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 4 February 2014
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