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Adam Moffat

Male about 1776 - 1849  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Adam Moffat  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born about 1776  [2
    Census 6 June 1841  Well St, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Tailor 
    Tombstone Old Chuchyard in Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

    A single stone near the front of the cemetery lists the following:

    In MEMORY of
    Adam Moffat, Tailor, who died at Moffat
    11th August, 1849 aged 73 years. Also 7
    of his children who died in infancy
    Also Agnes and John Tait children of
    Joseph Tait and Isabella Moffat and
    Grandchildren of the above Adam
    Moffat who died in October 1854 And
    June 1856 aged 13 and 10 months
    respectfully. Also Charlotte Tait died
    Decr 17, 1858 aged 20 months.
    Also Elizabeth Austin Spouse of the
    above Adam Moffat died Octr 1st 1871
    aged 89 years. Also Charlotte Moffat,
    daughter of the above Adam Moffat
    who died 10th Feby 1875 aged 60 years
    Also Isabella Moffat, wife of the said Joseph
    Tait, who died 21st of July 1898, aged 75 years.
    Also the above Joseph Tait who died 18th March
    1907, aged 84 years.

    Recorded by Alaric Faukner, June 20, 2002.  [4
    Died 11 August 1849  Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried after 11 August 1849  Old Churchyard, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I42678  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 November 2015 

    Father Nichol Moffat,   d. 1770, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Marrion Earsman,   d. 1753 
    Family ID F14647  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Elizabeth Austin,   b. 1782, probably, Penrith, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 October 1871, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 1802  Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Marrion Moffat,   b. 1805, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1851  (Age < 45 years)
     2. May Moffat,   b. before 6 April 1805, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charlotte Moffat,   b. before 9 March 1807, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sophia J Moffat,   b. before 5 February 1809, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sophia Moffat,   b. before 20 August 1811, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Elizabeth Moffat,   b. 1813, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 January 1885, Bradford, McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     7. Charlotte Moffat,   b. about 1815,   d. 10 February 1875  (Age ~ 60 years)
    +8. Ann Moffat,   b. before 13 February 1820, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1848  (Age > 27 years)
     9. William J Moffat,   b. before 13 January 1822, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Isabella Moffat,   b. about 1823,   d. 21 July 1898  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Family ID F14376  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1802 - Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 August 1849 - Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Headstones
    Headstone for Adam Moffat and Family
    Headstone for Adam Moffat and Family
    Headstone in Old Churchyard, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    A single stone near the front of the cemetery lists the following:

    In MEMORY of
    Adam Moffat, Tailor, who died at Moffat
    11th August, 1849 aged 73 years. Also 7
    of his children who died in infancy
    Also Agnes and John Tait children of
    Joseph Tait and Isabella Moffat and
    Grandchildren of the above Adam
    Moffat who died in October 1854 And
    June 1856 aged 13 and 10 months
    respectfully. Also Charlotte Tait died
    Decr 17, 1858 aged 20 months.
    Also Elizabeth Austin Spouse of the
    above Adam Moffat died Octr 1st 1871
    aged 89 years. Also Charlotte Moffat,
    daughter of the above Adam Moffat
    who died 10th Feby 1875 aged 60 years
    Also Isabella Moffat, wife of the said Joseph
    Tait, who died 21st of July 1898, aged 75 years.
    Also the above Joseph Tait who died 18th March
    1907, aged 84 years.

    Recorded by Alaric Faulkner, June 20, 2002.

  • Notes 
    • U.K. and U.S. Directories, 1680-1830
      Name: Adam Moffat
      LOCATION:
      Town: Moffat
      County/Colonial: Dumfries Shire London
      Occupation: tailor
      Gender: Male
      Address:
      Town: Moffat
      County/Colonial: Dumfries Shire
      Source Date: 1825
      Source Info:
      Listed in, [Scotland, 1825] Pigot & Co.'s New Commercial Directory of Scotland, for 1825-6: Containing comprehensive and accurate Directories of Edinburgh, Glasgow, and every other town, sea-port, & village in the Kingdom.

      One cannot assume that all the persons in the Adam Moffat household below were family members, but some were:
      1841 Scotland Census
      Name: Adam Moffat
      Age: 60
      Estimated birth year: abt 1781
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
      Civil parish: Moffat
      County: Dumfriesshire
      Address: Well Street
      Occupation: Tailor
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Margret Carmichael 2
      Mary Carmichael 35
      Thomas Carmichael 15
      Elizabeth Halliday 65
      Sophia Halliday 70
      Margret Hyslop 5
      Charles Menin 25 [Charles McMin]
      Adam Moffat 60
      Elizabeth Moffat 55
      Isabella Moffat 15
      Thomas Tait 25
      Marton Taylor 5
      Mary Taylor 10
      Medeine Taylor 35 [Melinie Taylor]
      Nancy Taylor 2 [3, 6, 7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1398] GEDCOM file from file “AdamMoffatDesends”, submitted by Alaric Faulkner.

    2. [S1374] Moffat, Old Churchyard.

    3. [S1370] Scotland Census, 1841.

    4. [S1291] Headstone in Old Churchyard at Moffat, Scotland, Inage and transcription provided by Alaric Faulkner.

    5. [S1390] Clan Moffat Genealogy.

    6. [S1389] U.K. and U.S. Directories, 1680-1830.

    7. [S1388] Moffat Dumfriesshire Scotland Census Index for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1841.


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