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Margaret Moffat

Female 1849 - 1909  (59 years)


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  • Name Margaret Moffat  [1
    Gender Female 
    Born 15 October 1849  Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 13 June 1909  Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I69128  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 March 2012 

    Father Francis Moffat,   b. 26 March 1813, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 March 1870, Crichton Royal Institution, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Alison Grieve,   b. 1815, Crofthead, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 March 1867, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Family ID F48320  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Thomas “Tom” Hope,   b. 9 September 1849, Weem, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 28 July 1874  Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 7 India Street
    Children 
     1. Ailie Hope,   b. 1877, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Francis (Frank) Hope,   b. 1878, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Muriel Hope,   b. 1884, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Effie Hope,   b. 1889, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F48322  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Margaret Moffat married Thomas Hope on 28 July 1874 at 7 India Street in Edinburgh. She died 13 June 1909 of Fibrosis of the lung. Thomas Hope was born 9 September 1849. He was a civil engineer and architect. He died 26 March 1912. Their children were: Francis Moffat Hope born 22 April 1877; Alison Jane Hope born 13 August, 1878; Muriel Hope born 14 February 1884 and Euphemia Hope born 26 February 1889. Francis M. Hope (Frank) went on to become chief actuary at Occidental Life Insurance Co. in 1910. He was on the board of directors until the 1960's. He died in 1968. Alison Jane Hope married Laurence Bruce Bell on 30 July 1904 at St. George United Free Church in Edinburgh. Laurence Bell was a chartered accountant in Edinburgh at 42 Castle Street. Laurence was first cousin of Dr. Joseph Bell, Arthur Conan Doyle's model for Sherlock Holmes. Alison Jane Hope Bell died of a cerebral haemorrhage at age 81 on 18 August 1959 at 9 Thornbrier Road in Edinburgh. (RJ) [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1130] GEDCOM file "2MOFFA~4.GED", submitted by Lynn Munro.

    2. [S2451] GEDCOM file from Clan Moffat UK genealogy file.


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