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Thomas Moffitt[1, 2]

Male 1841 - 1864  (23 years)


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  • Name Thomas Moffitt 
    Gender Male 
    Born 1841  Gracehill, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Submitter GWM 
    Died 6 August 1864  Lincoln Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • killed in an Indian raid in what is now Lincoln Co., Kansas
    Person ID I44377  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 11 December 2007 

    Father David Moffitt,   b. 1789,   d. 26 February 1854, Wethersfield Twp., Henry Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Nicholl,   b. 29 January 1799, Guernsey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 June 1891, Kewanee, Henry Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Family ID F15450  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Headstones for John L Moffatt and his brother Thomas Moffatt
    Headstones for John L Moffatt and his brother Thomas Moffatt
    Headstones for John L Moffatt and Thomas Moffatt in Wethersfield Cemetery, Kewanee, Illinois, USA. This closer view shows the bronze plaque (which is digitally enhanced in this image) with the inscription:

    "They were massacred by
    Indians in Kansas while hunting"

    The brothers were killed on 6 August 1864.

    Images supplied by Mike who is researching the Indian Raids.
    Memorial for John L Moffatt and his brother Thomas Moffatt
    Memorial for John L Moffatt and his brother Thomas Moffatt
    Memorial for John L Moffatt and Thomas Moffatt in Wethersfield Cemetery, Kewanee, Illinois, USA.

    Their mother Elizabeth Nicholl Moffitt has her marker on the reverse side.

    Images supplied by Mike who is researching the Indian Raids.

  • Notes 

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

    2. [S865] Genealogy Files compiled by George West Maffet.

    3. [S1530] GenWeb website for Lincoln County, Kansas - Indian Raids in Lincoln County, Kansas - 1864 and 1869.



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