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Mary Moffitt[1]

Female 1829 - 1904  (75 years)

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  • Name Mary Moffitt 
    Gender Female 
    Born 1829 
    Submitter 855 
    Died 19 May 1904 
    Person ID I24566  Clan Moffat Genealogy

    Father John Moffitt 
    Mother Janette [--?--] 
    Family ID F8773  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Peter Wood,   b. 1829,   d. 15 October 1898  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 9 March 1849 
    +1. Peter Wood,   b. 30 September 1850,   d. 8 March 1913  (Age 62 years)
    +2. Janet Wood,   b. 1851,   d. 12 October 1913  (Age 62 years)
     3. John Wood,   b. 1855,   d. 14 March 1873  (Age 18 years)
    +4. Jessie Cleghorn Wood,   b. 30 January 1858,   d. 14 March 1916  (Age 58 years)
    +5. Mary Wood,   b. 8 May 1860,   d. 1952  (Age 91 years)
    +6. Julia Ann Cecilia Wood,   b. 1 March 1863,   d. 15 July 1905  (Age 42 years)
    +7. George Thomas Wood,   b. 16 April 1865,   d. 30 April 1931  (Age 66 years)
     8. Elizabeth Scott Wood,   b. 11 July 1867,   d. 28 December 1868  (Age 1 years)
    Family ID F8788  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary and Peter were married in the Border country. They came to Harvey Settlement in 1851 with her sister, Margaret. The International Genealogical Index shows many Moffitt families in Northumberland in the 1800's. John was a common Moffitt name, so it is not surprising that these two sisters were of another family. The two families had to be related at some earlier time; they may even have been close relatives or known each other, since these settlers lived close to each other in the Borders. Those who came to Harvey over the period 1837-1851 all came from country places within 20 or 30 miles of each other, and within 15 miles of Berwick Upon-Tweed. Mary and Peter left the side of the River Tweed and settled in Tweedside, no doubt named for that reason. They had eight children.

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

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