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George Shields Moffat[1]

Male 1849 - 1919  (70 years)


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  • Name George Shields Moffat 
    Gender Male 
    Born 15 May 1849  Myles Farm, Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 2 June 1849  Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 July 1919  Roubidoux Twp., Texas Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried after 11 July 1919  Stark Cemetery, Plato, Roubidoux Twp., Texas Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I60005  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 December 2005 

    Father James Moffat,   b. 25 April 1822, St. Cuthberts Parish, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 June 1879, Plato, Roubidoux Twp., Texas Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Joanna Pow,   b. 21 June 1818, Snowden, Garvald, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 September 1891, Conway, Laclede Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F41921  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Jane Jenny Rollins,   b. 12 November 1848, Oak Hill, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 March 1919  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1868 
    Children 
    +1. Cora Belle Moffat,   b. 22 January 1869, Pleasantville, Venango Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 March 1955, Roubidoux Twp., Texas Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Nora May Moffat,   b. 7 May 1872, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 October 1933  (Age 61 years)
     3. Edward Earnest Moffat,   b. 10 January 1885, Roubidoux Twp., Texas Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. January 1955, Springfield, Greene Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Family ID F41933  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • !1) ORMSBY FAMILY, Moffatt Family Section, p. 2, by A. E. Pierce, 1963, lists his name, parents, birth & death dates & places, burial place, marriage year to Mary Jane Rollins.

      !2) PERSONAL RESEARCH, Stella Welch Carroll, 1990, citing Lee Cunningham, Woodhead Scotland, as source, lists s/o James & Joanna Moffat as George Schields, b. 15 May 1848, Mylles, Scotland.

      !3) PERSONAL RESEARCH, William Lee Cunningham, unk date lists s/o James & Joanna Moffat as George Shields, b. Mylles, Scotland, Children: Cora, Nora and Edward.

      !4) FEDERAL WIDOW'S PENSION, Isabelle Moffat Welch, 1917, info from family bible, lists his son as George, b. 15 May 1849.

      !5) PERSONAL RESEARCH DOCUMENT GD0012, Robert E. Welch, 1991, lists visit to Stark Cemetery, Roubidoux Twp, tombstone lists George Moffat b. 15 May 1849 & d. 11 Jul 1919.

      !6) TEXAS COUNTY MISSOURI HERITAGE, Volume II, 1989, p. 627, article by Max Coppage, lists George Moffat b. 15 May 1849 Mylles, Scotland, m. 1868 Mary Jane Rollins. Children: Cora, Nora, Edward.

      !7) TEXAS COUNTY CEMETERIES, Volume Two, p. 27, Stark Cemetery, Roubidoux Twp, lists George Moffat tombstone as a double stone with his wife Mary J., along with his b. 15 May 1849 and d. 11 Jul 1919.

      !8) PERSONAL RESEARCH, Mary (Sanders) Alexander, 1991, lists s/o James & Joanna Moffat as George, b.15 May 1849 Myles, Scotland.

      !9) 1851 CENSUS, Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland, listed at Myles Farm along with his family, was "George Mofat his son, aged 1, born Tranent".

      !NOTE: This farm belonged to a John Shields and he had a son, George, age 25

      !10) OLD PAROCHIAL REGISTER of Baptisms, Marriages & Burials, Tranent, lists "James Moffat, Hynd at Myles and Jean Pow his wife had a son named George born 15 May bapt 2 June 1849".

      !11) 1855 NY STATE CENSUS, Groveland, Livingston Co, home 261, family 264, list s/o James & Joan Moffatt as George, age 6, b. Scotland, 3 yrs in county.

      !12) 1860 FEDERAL CENSUS, Groveland, P.O.Geneseo, Livingston Co, NY, dwelling 755, lists 3rd child living in family of James & Joanna Moffatt as George, age 11, b. Scotland.

      !13) 1880 FEDERAL CENSUS, Roubidoux Twp, Texas Co, MO, p. 31, dwelling 287, lists George Moffat with wife & family, age 30, farmer, born in Scotland.

  • Sources 
    1. [S462] GEDCOM file from PAF file, submitted by Robert Welch, Clan Moffat Society #1027.


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