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Robert Moffat

Male 1885 - Yes - date unknown


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  • Name Robert Moffat  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 23 April 1885  Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Occupation 1901  22 Victoria St., Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Asst Egg Salesman. Worker
    Marriage License 1910  Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Occupation 1910  Whennis Cottage, Manse Road, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Blast Furnace Charger
    Immigration 18 October 1913  San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • SS Caledonia to New york
    Died Yes - date unknown  [1
    Person ID I72394  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 February 2008 

    Father John Moffat,   b. 22 June 1859, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 September 1929, Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Isabella Millar,   b. 29 May 1860, Errol, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 July 1926, Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F50588  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Jean A. T. Middleton,   b. 1886, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown 
    Married 24 June 1910  Lochee Rd. Church Hall, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F50629  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Robert married Jean in the United Free Church, Dundee and had John Allen and L Dundas as their witnesses.

      Robert sailed from Glasgow to NYork on the SS. Caledonia on 18 October 1913. Whether he worked his passaged as a Furnace Charger or paid we do not know. He left his wife behind at 104 Lochee Road, Wishaw, I think because she was mentioned as next of kin. The story goes that he worked in a bar over there and was either involved or witnessed a gun fight. He returned to Glasgow for a short time either on the reward money or to let the dust settle. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1567] GEDCOM file titled “Moffat Tree.paf.ged”, submitted by Rita Moffat.

    2. [S1572] Statutory Births, Parish of Craig in the county of Forfar, Born at 1.30 am and registered by his father Robert, Dundee, [Q:3].

    3. [S1600] Statutory Marriages, Dundee.

    4. [S1601] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.Original data - New York. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving).


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