1844 - 1915 (71 years)
||Henry Young Moffat [1, 2] |
||Clan Moffat Genealogy
||14 July 2009 |
||Henry Purvis Moffat, b. 1806, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland , d. 1878 (Age 72 years) |
||Margaret Young, b. about 1811, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland , d. February 1886, County Dublin, Ireland (Age ~ 75 years) |
||Family Group Sheet | Family Chart
- A commodore with the Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Fleet. Author of "From Ship's Boy to Skipper". [Source 1]
re children of Henry Purvis and Margaret Young notes: Henry apparantly deserted the Royal Navy, got involved in blockades between North and South of the Civil War prior to becoming a commodore. [Source 471]
g. Henry Young (1844-1915) author of “ From Ships’s Boy to Skipper”; went to sea at the age of twelve with a forged note from his mother; at sea with City Line for 38 years, commodore of P&O Steamline; married Jeanie S. Pettigrew on 24 Aug 1874. [Source 934]
A scanned copy of the book can be found here. [1, 2, 3]
- [S1] Original Moffat GEDCOM File, Robert and Frances Moffitt.
- [S934] Document titled “Henry Purvis Moffat and Margaret Young”, written by Marion Doidge.
- [S471] titled henry purvis moffat, Margaret Young line correction, eMail Message from Sandra Moffat McGinn.