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John Moffett[1]

Male 1815 - 1890  (75 years)


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  • Name John Moffett 
    Gender Male 
    Born 10 February 1815  Littleton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Submitter 991 
    Died 20 September 1890  Brough, Dallas Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • USGS lists a Brough Post Office as a Historical site, but there is no modern day location called Brough in Iowa - Roger 5 January 2006
    Buried after 20 September 1890  Pleasantville Cemetery, near Brough, Dallas Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Originally entered as “Pleasantville Cm, nr Brough, Dallas, IA”. According to USGS there are 52 cemeteries in Dallas County - two of them have Pleasant in their name - Pleasant Hill.
    Person ID I16687  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 January 2006 

    Father James Moffett,   b. 7 May 1773, Winchendon, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1855, Littleton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Betsey" Sartwell,   b. 16 March 1779, Charlestown, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 September 1863, Littleton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F6025  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Orpha M. Huntley,   b. 25 February 1820, Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 August 1842, Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 25 November 1840  Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Helen Jane Moffett,   b. 10 February 1842, Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 January 1893, Fullerton, Nance Co., Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Family ID F6046  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Catherine Mills,   b. 11 February 1823, Ashtabula Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1865, Buffalo Prairie, Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 1844  Ashtabula Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lois Amanda Moffett,   b. 4 May 1845, Ashtabula, Ashtabula Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 February 1910, West Chester, Washington Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +2. Serilda Ann Moffett,   b. 13 September 1847, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 July 1917, Dallas Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +3. Diantha Moffett,   b. 24 March 1851, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 April 1935, Sidney, Richland Co., Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Samuel Moffett,   b. about 1853, Mercer Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Moffett, Jr.,   b. about 1855, Mercer Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. James Alden Moffett,   b. 25 February 1859, Mercer Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Ernest Moffett,   b. 23 March 1865, Mercer Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 September 1903, Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    Family ID F3252  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In 1838 John left home and went west. He never got in touch with his family again until after his parents were dead. He went to northwest PA first, then to Ohio, and in 1845, to Peoria, IL, where he was a carpenter. Then he went to a farm in Mercer, IL. In 1866 he moved to Muscatine Co, IA. In 1886 he moved again to Dallas Co, IA. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

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



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