Clan Moffat Crest Clan Moffat Crest

Clan Moffat Genealogy Online


David Moffett

David Moffett

Male 1789 - 1830  (41 years)

Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name David Moffett  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Associated names Moffett , Maffet , Maffet or Moffatt , Maffett , Maffit , Maffitt , Maffitt or Moffitt , Mafit , MOFFAT , Moffat ( Moffet) , Moffat (later Wright) , Moffat or Moffet , MOFFAT-BAILEY , MOFFAT-LYNCH , MOFFAT-McDONALD , MOFFAT-WILSON , Moffat? , MOFFATT , MOFFATT-BAILEY , MOFFATT-SMITH , Moffatt? , Moffatton , Moffeit , Moffet , Moffet or Moffat , Moffet or Moffitt , Moffet or Mophet , MOFFETT , Moffett (Moffat) , Moffett or Moffatt , Moffett or Moffitt , Moffiatt , Moffit , Moffit or Moffitt or Mafit , MOFFITE , MOFFITT , Moffitt or Moffatt , Moffitt-Allen , MOFFOOT , Moffott 
    Born 1789  Fishing Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate Birth 1789  Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Alternate Birth 1790  Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1820  Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1820 South Carolina, Chester Co., p 50 David Moffet, 1 male under 10, 1 male 26 to 45. 3 females under 10, 1 female 10 to 16 and 1 female 26 to 45.
    Will 17 July 1830  Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Chester Co., South Carolina Dated: July 17, 1830 Probated: Sept 1, 1830 Wife: Mary (wife is pregnant) Daughter: Letitia B. Miller and James Miller Daughters: Eliza Moffatt, Martha Moffatt, Polly Moffatt Sons: William Strong Moffatt (merchant), James Strong Moffatt, Samuel Moffatt, Charles Christopher Moffatt Executors: William Moffatt (merchant) brother & brother-in-law, Col. John Moffatt. Witnessed: John Moffatt, James McDill and Robert Miller.
    Alternate Death 20 August 1830  Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 20 August 1830  Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried after 20 August 1830  Moffatt-Strong-McDill Cemetery, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Tombstone reads:
      In
      memory
      of
      DAVID MOFFET
      who died August 20
      1830
      aged 40 years
    Probate 1 September 1830  Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tombstone Tombstone reads:
    In
    memory
    of
    DAVID MOFFET
    who died August 20
    1830
    aged 40 years  [2
    Submitter JHM,102+ 
    Person ID I13361  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 October 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Barbara Chesnut,   b. December 1748, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 August 1829, Hopewell, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Family ID F4941  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary "Mollie" Strong,   b. 1790,   d. 12 November 1875, Monroe Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 1809  Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • One source has the marriage date as 1815.
    Children 
    +1. Letitia Barbara Moffatt,   b. 11 December 1809, Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 March 1896, Paxton, Ford Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Martha Moffatt,   b. 29 April 1813, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 February 1908, Remington, Jasper Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +3. Mary D. Moffatt,   b. 26 July 1815, Chester, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 November 1873, Monroe Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     4. Nancy Moffatt,   b. 1816, Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jennet Moffatt,   b. 1818, Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 July 1818, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. William Strong Moffatt,   b. 1819, Chester, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Eliza A. Moffatt,   b. 1820, Chester, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. James Moffatt,   b. 2 January 1822, Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 November 1895, Paxton, Ford Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     9. Samuel Moffatt,   b. 9 January 1824, Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1824, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +10. Samuel Moffatt,   b. 31 March 1825, Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 June 1880, Monroe Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +11. Charles Christopher Moffatt,   b. 1828, Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +12. Jane Moffatt,   b. 1830, Little Rocky Creek, Chester Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 21 September 2007 
    Family ID F5622  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Line VI in the William & Barbara Chestnut Moffatt history by J. R. Moffatt [Source 1]

      See will of David Moffet, Chester District, SC.
      Date July 17, 1830.
      Beneficiaries: Wife Mary.
      Dau: Letitia B. Miller and her husband James Miller.
      Dau: Eliza
      Dau: Martha
      Dau: Polly
      Sons: William Strong, James, Samuel, Charles Christopher.
      Ex: Brother: William Moffet, merchant.
      Brother-in-law Col. John Moffet
      Signed: David Moffet.
      Wit: John Moffet, James McDill, Robert Millen.
      Note: An unknown child at that time was also beneficiary--to have plantation on which David then lived. This child, born after David's death was Jane Moffet.
      Probated: September 6, 1830. File 49, pkg. no. 778.
      Above from Strong Genealogy. [Source 213]

      The following is from "The Wilson Genealogy" by Adda Wilson:

      David Moffatt, youngest son of William and wife Barbara married Mary Strong and settled on land willed to him by his father. He was not a very able-bodied man but very industrious and economical and made a good living off his farm, did all the work themselves. He was a devoutly religious man and of temperate habits. [1, 2, 3]

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

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

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

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

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



This site powered by The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding v. 13.1.1, written by Darrin Lythgoe © 2001-2022.

Maintained by Clan Moffat Society. | Data Protection Policy.