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Barbara Chesnut

Female 1748 - 1829  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name Barbara Chesnut  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Born December 1748  County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Birth 29 September 1749  County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • One source has birth date as December 1748.
    Census 1800  Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1800 South Carolina, Chester Co., page 74 is the following family: Barbary Moffet, 2 males ages 10 - 16; 1 male ages 16 - 26; 1 female 16 - 26; 1 female over 45 and 2 other free persons.
    Died 6 August 1829  Hopewell, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Burial September 1829  Moffatt-Strong-McDill Cemetery, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Alternate Death 6 September 1829  Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Death 6 September 1829  Hopewell, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Submitter 102+ 
    Buried after 6 September 1829  Moffatt-Strong-McDill Cemetery, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I13355  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 September 2007 

    Father James L. Alexander Chestnut,   b. 1713, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1778, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Jeanette Brown,   b. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1779, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5814  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse William Maffet or Moffatt,   b. 1738, Ballylig, Skerry Parish, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 January 1794, Hopewell, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married about 1767  Ballylig, Skerry Parish, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Samuel Moffatt,   b. about 1769, Ballylig, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 February 1854, Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
    +2. James Moffatt,   b. 1776, Fishing Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1794, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)
    +3. Martha "Mattie" Moffatt,   b. 1777, Fishing Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 February 1837, Fishing Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +4. John Moffatt,   b. 17 January 1783, Fishing Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 January 1859, Troy, Obion Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +5. William Moffatt,   b. 23 February 1786, Fishing Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 April 1851, Chester District, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +6. David Moffett,   b. 1789, Fishing Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 August 1830, Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Family ID F4941  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Buried in Moffatt-Strong Cemetery on old plantation in Chester Co, SC where tombstone gives her maiden name as "Chesnut" Both her parents are buried near her grave. Descendant Patricia Winn has names of Barbara's parents as David Chestnut & Jennet (surname unknown). [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Original Moffat GEDCOM File, Robert and Frances Moffitt.

    2. [S182] Computer generated Descendant Report, submitted by William Kelsey.

    3. [S213] GEDCOM file from James Strong Moffatt, from James Strong Moffatt.

    4. [S1468] GEDCOM file titled "NEWEXPORT.GED", submitted by Roger Dellinger.

    5. [S1470] The Moffatt Family, James S. Moffatt, Subject: William Moffatt, Recipient: James' grandson, James Strong Moffatt.

    6. [S1469] The Wilson Genealogy, Adda Wilson.

    7. [S1472] Descendants of Alexander Chesnut, Url: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/c/h/e/Daniel-sr-L-Chesnut.


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