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Rev. John Moffat or Moffet, III

Male 1760 - 1810  (50 years)


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  • Name John Moffat or Moffet  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Name Prefix Rev. 
    Name Suffix III 
    Gender Male 
    Born 2 October 1760  North Hampton, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Christened 5 October 1760  Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alternate Birth 5 October 1760  [1, 2, 3
    Military Revolutionary War Service of John Moffat
    obtained from James A Macy
    Chief of Archives Division
    Secretary’s Office Boston Mass

    John Moffat appears in a Descriptive List of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months agreeable to resolve of Jun 5 1780. Age 20 years, Stature 5ft, 11in. Complexion, light, Residence, Northfield. Time of arrival at Springfield, July 6, 1780 7th Division. Marched to campy, July 7, 1780 under command of Capt Dix
    Mass Rev Archives Vol. 35 pg 188

    John Moffat appears in a Pay Roll of six months men raised by the town of Northfield for service in the Continental Army during 1780. When marched, July 4 1781. Time in service, 6 months, 11 days
    Mass Rev Archives Vol 4 pg 140

    In June 1780, John Moffatt, with 11 other men, enlisted to serve 6 months at West Point, Out July 4th to Dec 17th
    History of Northfield pg 334

    Original Papers of service were sent with application papers for admission to The Daughters of the American Revolution.  [5
    American Revolutionary War Veteran
    Submitter 259,664+ 
    Died 5 December 1810  Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried after 5 December 1810  Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I38295  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 April 2009 

    Father John Moffet, II,   b. about 1719, Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 July 1780, Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Mehitabel or Mehitable or Mehilabel Miller,   b. 2 September 1732, Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 July 1780, Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Family ID F7920  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Abigail Swift,   b. 13 November 1764, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 June 1839, Bristol Twp., Trumbull Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 11 July 1782  Barre, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6
    Children 
     1. Calvin Moffatt,   b. 17 July 1783, Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1810, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     2. Mehitibel or Mehilable Moffet,   b. 11 February 1785, Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 March 1785  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Hosea or Josha or Hosha or Hoshea or John Moffet or Moffitt,   b. 25 March 1787, Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 January 1857, North Bristol, Trumbull Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +4. John Moffat, IV,   b. 18 April 1789, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 September 1856, Middlefield Twp., Geauga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. Unnamed Moffet,   b. 5 March 1791
     6. Unnamed Moffet,   b. 5 March 1791,   d. 20 November 1795  (Age 4 years)
    +7. Zelotus Moffet,   b. 5 March 1793, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. September 1835, Hancock Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     8. Betsy Moffat,   b. 1 March 1795, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 November 1795, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +9. Betsy or Betsey Moffat or Moffet,   b. 18 May 1797, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Levi Moffet,   b. 23 May 1799, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Pymatuning Twp., Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +11. Augustus Moffat,   b. 11 August 1801, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 July 1875, Orangeville, Trumbull Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +12. Lot M Moffet,   b. 20 September 1802, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 December 1870, Saint Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +13. James Wade Moffet,   b. 10 August 1805, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 December 1877  (Age 72 years)
    +14. Ann Mariah Moffat,   b. 17 February 1809, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 October 1856, Bristol, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    Family ID F7933  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Following his marriage he and his wife moved to Stratton Twp., VT and they later moved to Montgomery Co, NY. He was an M.E. preacher.
      Descendants Carl Moffett #1044 and Clyde Moffett have surname spelled Moffet and Carl has birthdate of 2 Oct 1760. Kaufman has marriage 11 Jul 1781 [1]

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

    2. [S1963] Chapter 12 of a Family History titled “Connaught & Moffat Arms, and Descents”, submitted by Richard Stuart, page 91.

    3. [S1967] Page from a history titled “Moffet Family - From History of Northfield, Mass page 499”, scanned images and printed copies submitted by Richard Stuart of Yeochrie.

    4. [S1968] Page from a bible titled “Records found in Bible of John Moffet”, scanned images and printed copies submitted by Richard Stuart of Yeochrie.

    5. [S1969] Page from titled “Revolutionary War Service of John Moffat”, scanned images and printed copies submitted by Richard Stuart of Yeochrie.

    6. [S210] Lundeen2,3,4 and 5 merged .FTW.


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