1839 - 1875 (35 years)
||William Morfitt |
||24 May 1839
||Wayne Twp., Erie Co., Pennsylvania, USA
||21 March 1875
||Independence, Buchanan Co., Iowa, USA
||Clan Moffat Genealogy
||Daniel Titus Moffitt, Sr., b. 20 May 1812, Rhode Island, USA , d. 30 May 1862, Cedar, Mahaska Co., Iowa, USA (Age 50 years) |
||Elizabeth Gray "Betsy" Byington, b. 1 September 1815, Connecticut, USA , d. 6 September 1904, Baker Twp., O'Brien Co., Iowa, USA (Age 89 years) |
||Family Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Name: Morfitt and Morfeitt are alternate spellings;William changed his surname from Moffitt to Morfitt. Enlisted in Co. G, 2nd Iowa Cavalry 14 Sep 1861, reinlisted 29 Feb 1864 at Germantown, TN; discharged 17 Jul 1865 at Decatur, AL. Columbus Twp, Warren Co, PA is birthplace given in military records. In a military violation charge on or about 29 Oct 1863 it states that William Morfitt is "habitually dirty in person and filthy in habits, the last man ready when ordered on duty - quarrelsome with his companions - insulting to his officers, unsoldierly in appearance, negligent with his arms, equipment, clothing, and horse --"
- [S1] Original Moffat GEDCOM File, Robert and Frances Moffitt.