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David Moffat[1]

Male 1787 - 1849  (62 years)


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  • Name David Moffat  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Born 1787  Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Occupation Millwright  [3
    Submitter 53,54 
    Died 13 March 1849  Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried after 13 March 1849  Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I216  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 January 2009 

    Father Walter Moffat,   b. about 1756, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 July 1838, Minsca, Middlebie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Janet Wells,   b. about 1764, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F544  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Euphemia Thompson,   b. 31 May 1791, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 March 1854, Anderston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 11 August 1815  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Children 
    +1. Walter Moffat,   b. 8 September 1818, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 November 1890, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +2. Euphemia Moffat,   b. 28 June 1821, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 August 1866, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    +3. David Moffat,   b. 3 March 1823, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 January 1900, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Twin 1 Moffat,   b. June 1824,   d. June 1824  (Age ~ 0 years)
     5. Twin 2 Moffat,   b. June 1824,   d. June 1824  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Family ID F546  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1787 - Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Notes 
    • Herdsman, carpet factory worker, joiner, plowright, millwright and finally foreman of a large iron foundry at Greenoch, Scotland.

      John Knox Moffat Jr gives marriage place as Kilmarnoch, Scotland

      Father of diarist.
      Born at farm of Bogspraich, Kirkconnel, Dumfriesshire. Apprenticed to Bailie Robert Hunter to learn to be a millwright at Sanquhur. He completed his 3 yrs on 16/06/1810.
      1828 - Moved from Glasgow to Greenock. Became foreman of the iron moulders in Messrs. Scott Sinclair's foundry - a post he held for 20 years.
      1848 - Retired. Presented with a gold watch and chain.
      1849 - Died of bronchitis aged 63. Died in Arthur Street, Greenock. Buried in the new cemetery west end of Greenock. [2, 3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1635] .

    2. [S1] Original Moffat GEDCOM File, Robert and Frances Moffitt.

    3. [S1629] GEDCOM file titled “Moffat family tree.ged”, from Christina Bradnam.

    4. [S1207] GEDCOM file "waite.ged", submitted by Helier Waite.



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