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Thomas Moffat

Male 1833 -


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  • Name Thomas Moffat  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Born 26 June 1833  [1, 3
    Submitter 165 
    Person ID I6544  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

  • 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 
    • re children of Henry Purvis and Margaret Young notes: Thomas was a Singer sewing machine salesman [Source 471]

      Thomas 1833 (1847) traveling sewing machine salesman?, in US navy? IGI Ancestral File shows his birth” about 1840” and the IGI individual record shows “about 1841.” However, Robin Moffat found that Thomas’ age was given as 8 years old in the 1841 Census; Robin recorded 26 June 1833 as Thomas’s birth/bp date from OPR’s. Robin says Thomas was in the British Navy, and that he was captured while running a blockade during the American Civil War. [Source 934] [2, 3]

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

    2. [S471] titled henry purvis moffat, Margaret Young line correction, eMail Message from Sandra Moffat McGinn.

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


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