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William Morfitt[1]

Male 1839 - 1875  (35 years)


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  • Name William Morfitt 
    Gender Male 
    Born 24 May 1839  Wayne Twp., Erie Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Submitter 192 
    Died 21 March 1875  Independence, Buchanan Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22988  Clan Moffat Genealogy

    Father Daniel Titus Moffitt, Sr.,   b. 20 May 1812, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1862, Cedar, Mahaska Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Gray "Betsy" Byington,   b. 1 September 1815, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 September 1904, Baker Twp., O'Brien Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Family ID F4687  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Emma Curl 
    Married 1863  Cedar, Mahaska Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8176  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 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 --"

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


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