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Jessie Thornton

Female about 1854 -


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  • Name Jessie Thornton  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Born about 1854  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • aged 56 at 1910 Census
    Census 18 April 1910  Ward 1, Newark City, Essex County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Ward 1 (part of), Newark City, Essex County, New Jersey 18-19 April 1910
      Page Supplemental 17B; Supervisor's Dist No 7; Enumeration District No 7
      Moffat   Thomas     Head  M  W  60  M1 Gate K'per Cotton Mill  England   England   England
      Moffat Jessie Wife F W 56 M1 None Scotland Scotland Scotland
      Moffat Florence Daur F W 29 S Finisher N Jersey England Scotland
      Moffat Thomas Son M W 27 S Printer N Jersey England Scotland
      Moffat William Son M W 24 S Plumber N Jersey England Scotland
      Moffat Frederick Son M W 20 S Printer N Jersey England Scotland
      Moffat Henry Son M W 17 S Salesman N Jersey England Scotland

      Thomas and Jessie have been married 35 years. Jessie has had 5 children, 5 are still living.
      Thomas immigrated in 1869, Jessie immigrated in 1868
    Census 19 January 1920  Ward 1, Newark City, Essex County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Election District 8, Ward 1, New Jersey City, Essex County, New Jersey 17-19 Jan 1920
      Page Supplemental 9B; Supervisor's Dist No 8; Enumeration District No 327
      The previous family is the son of Jessie below here
      Moffat   Jessie     Head  F  W  68  Wd None                     Scotland  Scotland  Scotland
      Moffat Florence Daur F W 35 S None N Jersey England Scotland
      Moffat William Son M W 31 S Plumber Refinery N Jersey Scotland England
      Moffat Harry Son M W 27 S Zookeeper?? N Jersey Scotland England

      Jessie immigrated in 1878 (which doesn't agree with 1910 when she said she immigrated in 1868)
    Submitter 845 
    Person ID I5761  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 April 2009 

    Family/Spouse Thomas Moffat,   b. about 1850, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married about 1875  [2
    • married 35 years at 1910 Census
    Children 
     1. Ann Moffat,   b. 1876
     2. Florence Moffat,   b. 1878, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Thomas Moffat,   b. about 1883, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Moffat,   b. 1883, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jessie Moffat
     6. Frederick Moffat,   b. 1889, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Henry or Harry Irving Moffat, Sr.,   b. 1892, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 September 1954, Hatboro, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Family ID F3602  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1910 US Federal Census for Newark City, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
    1910 US Federal Census for Newark City, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
    Census shows Thomas Moffat with his wife Jessie (Thornton) and their 5 children all still living at home Florence (29), Thomas (27), William (24), Frederick (20) and Henry (who was called Harry in 1920 - 17). Jessie has had 5 children all of whom are still living, and been married to Thomas for 35 years.
    1920 US Federal Census for Newark City, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
    1920 US Federal Census for Newark City, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
    Census shows 2 related families living adjacent to each other - first Frederick Moffat, his wife Elizabeth, her son (Frederick’s stepson) William Hunter, and Elizabeth’s father Alexander Roger.

    Next household is Frederick’s mother Jessie, and her children Florence, William and Harry (who was recorded as Henry in 1910 Census).

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

    2. [S2237] 1910 US Federal Census for Newark City, Essex County, New Jersey, USA.

    3. [S2239] 1920 US Federal Census for Newark City, Essex County, New Jersey, USA.



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