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George Moffat

Male 1840 - 1885  (45 years)


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  • Name George Moffat  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Born 22 June 1840  Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Submitter 165 
    Died 10 November 1885  Marshall, Harrison Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I6537  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 December 2005 

    Father Henry Purvis Moffat,   b. 1806, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Margaret Young,   b. about 1811, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. February 1886, County Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Family ID F4113  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Eliza Barbara Zinck,   b. 1 October 1844, Utica, Clark Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 April 1921  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 15 September 1869  [1
    Children 
    +1. Hugh Moffat,   b. 1 August 1870, Marshall, Harrison Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1935, Marshall, Harrison Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Scottie Moffat,   b. about 1872, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
     3. Elizabeth Moffat,   b. about 1878, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    Family ID F4111  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Henry Purvis Moffat and Margaret Young
    Henry Purvis Moffat and Margaret Young
    Article about Henry Purvis Moffat and Margaret Young written by Marion Doidge.

  • Notes 
    • George moved from Scotland to Canada in 1857 and lived with his brother Charles in Durham, Canada, for two years. He moved to Louisville, KY, and then to Utica, IN. He moved to Marshall, TX, in 1869. He became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. 11/14/1877. He was a cabinet maker.
      He moved from Scotland to Canada and lived with his brother Charles in Durham, Canada for two years. He moved to Louisville, Kentucky and then to Utica, Indiana. He moved to Marshall, Texas in 1869. He became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. Nov. 14, 1877. He was a cabinetmaker. [Source 1]

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      George (1840-1885) was a cabinet maker (via Louisville, KY, then to Marshall, Texas. He emigrated to Canada when he was seventeen, and lived for two years with his brother Charles in Durham, Ontario before he went to the United States.

      The 1880 US Census lists Geo.Moffat, born in Scotland, age 39, furniture dealer, married, white, parents Scottish. Enumerated at Marshall, Harrison, Tex.

      His wife was Eliza, 35, born in Indiana, housekeeper, father Bavarian, mother born in Pennsylvania. Children Hugh 9, Scottie 7 and Elizebath (sic) 2, all born in Texas. Robin Moffat is a great grandson of George. [Source 934] [1, 2]

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

    2. [S934] Document titled “Henry Purvis Moffat and Margaret Young”, written by Marion Doidge.


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