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John MOFFATT

Male 1812 - 1842  (30 years)


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  • Name John MOFFATT 
    Gender Male 
    Born 13 March 1812  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • M169, GRO-Edinburgh 1, 111
    Died June 1842  Port au Prince, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • M169
    Person ID I16490  Clan Moffat UK
    Last Modified 14 May 2015 

    Father John MOFFAT,   b. 1781, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842, Shettleston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Marion PATERSON,   b. 1787, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 June 1854, Whitebank, Gourock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Family ID F3928  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Ursula Antoinette Tully BRISSON,   b. about 1812, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1859, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 11 November 1835  Port au Prince, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • M169
    Children 
     1. Marion MOFFATT,   b. about 1837, Port au Prince, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 August 1899, Port au Prince, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
    +2. William MOFFATT,   b. 8 July 1839, Port au Prince, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 August 1874, 53 West 12th Street, New York, Manhattan Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     3. Isabella MOFFATT,   b. about 1840, Port au Prince, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John MOFFATT,   b. 1 February 1841, Port au Prince, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 November 1859, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     5. Antoinette Elizabeth Isabella MOFFATT,   b. 1842, Port au Prince, Haiti Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F3927  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Moffatt went to work in Haiti as a clerk, salesman where in 1836/37 he started trading as "Moffatt & Co, Merchants & Commission Agents" in partnership with his brother William in Glasgow, who sent out the goods. However, after 1840 the firm suffered difficulties financially, and later a series of disasters (an earthquake, looting, then a warehouse fire), & ceased trading 1843/45 with the brothers bankrupted. (M169)


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