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Hugh Moffitt

Male about 1740 - 1800


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  • Name  Hugh Moffitt  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Alternate Birth  1730  Londonderry, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Born  about 1740  Londonderry, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alternate Birth  1740 or 1745  Londonderry, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Alternate Death  1800  Fairfield MM, Highland Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Match and Merge  Other Last Name: Mofitt 
    Submitter  225 
    Died  1800  Chillicothe, Ross Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  1800  Salt Creek, Ross Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I48429  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified  11 January 2009 

    Father  Robert Moffat,   b. Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1775, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margaret Stewart or Stuart,   b. 1710, Burnly, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1770, Columbia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F33911  Family Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Hannah Davis,   b. 14 May 1743, probably Loudoun Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 August 1829, Richmond, Wayne Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alternate Marriage  15 March 1768  Cane Creek MM, Orange Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 May 1768  Orange Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    >1. Robert Moffitt,   b. 17 September 1769, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. July 1835, Davidson Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. John Moffitt,   b. 12 January 1771, Chatham Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. September 1850, Chillicothe, Peoria Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Joshua Moffitt,   b. 15 November 1772, Chatham Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 July 1819, Chillicothe, Ross Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Charles Moffitt,   b. 25 September 1774, Randolph Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 December 1845, Wayne Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Joseph Moffitt,   b. 6 November 1776, Orange Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 June 1854, Winchester, Randolph Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Jeremiah Moffitt,   b. 29 September 1778, Randolph Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 July 1825, Richmond, Wayne Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Ruth Moffitt,   b. 16 September 1780, Chatham Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 January 1852, Milton, Wayne Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Nathan L. Moffitt,   b. 30 June 1783, Chatham Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 March 1850, Kennard, Champaign Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Hannah Moffitt,   b. 5 October 1785, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Mary Moffitt,   b. 15 December 1790, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F33642  Family Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • HUGH MOFFITT - RIN #2353
      1. Information submitted by Mary Esther Ford (#225) 2. Addtl. information submitted by Dan Moffitt (#387). He obtained records from the Randolph Room, Asheboro, NC library. His records also show Hugh's father, Robert, as well as four of the children - Catherine, Patrick, John, and Robert - spelling their name MOFFAT. 3. Addtl. information submitted by Doris E. Hill (#466). Her line extends through Joshua Moffitt, a son of Hugh Moffitt. She also lists Hugh's birthdate as abt 1744, County Donegal, Ireland, and his death date as 1798 or 1799, Chillicothie, Ross Co., OH.
      Hugh bought land in NC in 1761; moved to OH in 1799, soon before his death.
      two sources give different birth dates: 1730 & 1744 two sources give death dates of 1795 & 1800 The publication "Davis: A Quaker Family", compiled by Eleanor M. Davis, Gateway Press, 1985, has dates: birth abt 1744, death 1800, marriage 1768.
      Hugh came to NC from Ireland and obtained land in 1761, married Anna Davis abt 1768 and bacame a Quaker. They lived in Orange Co (later Chatham and then Randolph). Near the end of his life he & his family moved to OH where sons built a grist mill called "Moffitts' Mills". [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Original Riders GEDCOM File, Robert and Frances Moffitt.

    2. [S1190] GEDCOM file "wardmoff.GED", from Brad Ward.

    3. [S1966] GEDCOM file titled “William Robert Moffitt Geneaology.GED”, from Chuck Sours.

    4. [S1160] Pedigree Chart showing pedigree of Dona Moffitt, prepared by Dona Cole.


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