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John Whittaker L. Moffitt[1]

Male 1836 - 1905  (68 years)


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  • Name John Whittaker L. Moffitt 
    Gender Male 
    Born 7 December 1836  Old Fort, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Biography John Whittaker was raised by Grandfather Maffitt and lived with him as long as he lived. After his death and that of Grandmother, Grandfather and Aunt Elizabeth lived together until 1862 when he and Nelson were conscripted and went into the Rebel army. The last I heard of him he was in Knoxville, Tennessee. Nelson was also in the same company but was discharged.  [2
    Submitter 318,438 
    Died 1905  Old Fort, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21267  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 January 2009 

    Father John Maffitt, Jr.,   b. 5 June 1792, Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 January 1878, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Matilda Bird,   b. 31 January 1795, Greenbrier Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1861, Burke Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F9755  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Sarah Caroline Gentry,   b. 1 January 1852,   d. 16 December 1886, Old Fort, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 17 September 1885 
    Children 
    +1. John Weatherly T. Moffitt,   b. 23 June 1886, Old Fort, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 March 1975, Richmond, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Family ID F2847  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    A Letter to Emily and John Maffitt
    A Letter to Emily and John Maffitt
    This letter was written by Richard Bird Maffitt to his children Emily Virginia Maffitt and John Walton Ward Maffitt. It was left to the Johnson County (Arkansas) Historical Society by Miss Martha Basham (daughter of Emily Virginia Maffitt) and published in their journal in April 1981.

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

    2. [S1946] Article titled “A Letter to Emily and John Maffitt”, written by Richard Bird Maffitt.


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