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Mathena Ellen Moffitt

Female about 1843 - 1931  (~ 88 years)


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  • Name Mathena Ellen Moffitt  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Born about 1843  Randolph Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Alternate Name Panthena  [1
    Residence 1889  Saint Joseph, Buchanan Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • From the obituary of Cynthia Moffitt Ball.
    Submitter 225 
    Died 16 May 1931  Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    • She was living with her daughter Hattie. Hattie's grandson say, s that Ella was laid out in the living room. In Aug. 1930, Myrt, le wrote that Aunt Hattie said Grandma at 86 was stout & healthy, .
    Person ID I51159  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 March 2007 

    Father Solomon Calvin Moffitt,   b. 23 March 1818, Randolph Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 July 1891, Afton, Union Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Mary D. (Polly) Barker,   b. 3 May 1823, Randolph Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 August 1899, Afton, Union Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F34429  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 John W. C. Blythe,   b. 1 May 1839, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1900, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 12 October 1862  Union Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Eva Jane Blythe,   b. 9 August 1863, Afton, Union Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1933, Ozark Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +2. Hattie Blythe,   b. about 1866, Union Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1949, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     3. Ella C. Blythe,   b. 1869, Union Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1871, Union Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. Edwin C. Blythe,   b. about 1870, Union Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Bessie? Blythe,   b. about 1872, Afton, Union Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1874, Afton, Union Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
    +6. Nora Blythe,   b. about 1874, Afton, Union Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1933  (Age ~ 58 years)
    Family ID F35688  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Orlando Williams,   b. 1850, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1904  Saint Joseph, Buchanan Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • In 1889 a newspaper reported her as Ellen Blythe. In 1922 it wa, s Ella Williams. In 1900 census, Buchanan Co, MO was Mathena Bl, yth. In 1910, married 6 years.
    Family ID F48809  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1850 Randolph p124.

      Natella writes that her grandparents Clark & Mathena were separated later in life. He became a rover and she was cared for by Hattie Blythe Walt in St. Louis. Her name in the 1850 NC Census was listed as Parthena. She also used the name Thena and Ella in obituaries of different family members. [1, 2, 4]

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

    2. [S1222] GEDCOM file titled "Mathena2.ged", submitted by Claudia Olsen.

    3. [S1228] Moffitt Genealogy, Mary Esther Moffitt Ford, (Gateway Press, Baltimore, MD, 1997).

    4. [S1224] Notes from Natella, Recipient: Clay Merrick, Author Address: Sacramento, CA, Natella Macumber Merrick, (1970).

    5. [S1229] Walt Interview; Craig Walt, Interviewer: Claudia Olsen, Informant Address: St. Louis, MO, Craig Walt, (May 1999).



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