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James Moffat

Male 1846 - 1928  (82 years)


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  • Name James Moffat  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 1846  Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Occupation 1870  Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Merchant Seaman
    Residence 1881  7 Rossie Tce., Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Craig, Ferryden
    Occupation 1901  7 Rossie Tce., Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Fisherman
    Residence 1901  7 Rossie Tce., Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Ferryden
    Occupation 1922  Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Retired ferry boatman
    Died 28 December 1928  Royal Infirmary, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Person ID I72400  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 February 2008 

    Father Robert Moffat,   b. 1813, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 January 1860, Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Margaret Coull,   b. 25 June 1817, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 October 1905, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Family ID F39699  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Elizabeth West,   b. 1843,   d. 6 July 1922, Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 30 December 1870  Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Robert Moffat,   b. 11 October 1871, Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
     2. Norman Moffat,   b. 14 April 1874, Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 January 1876, Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. William Moffat,   b. December 1875, Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 January 1878, Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
     4. Margaret Coull Moffat,   b. 1878,   d. 26 October 1942, Ferryden, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. David Moffat,   b. 1881,   d. 28 November 1932  (Age 51 years)
     6. Helen Moffat,   b. 1884,   d. 8 November 1949, High St., Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Family ID F50591  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Milne was a witness at James and Elizabeth Wests marriage. Is this the father of James Niece, Margaret Milne?

      James son Norman was only 1 year 8 months when he died at 1pm of Bronchitis on 13.1.1876.

      William, another son died 2 years later of Scarlet Fever aged 2years 2 months at 11.15pm on 1.1.1878

      In 1871 Cencus, James was on the Emerald and his address given as Yarmouth Road, Montrose.

      James died at 5 pm of Senile Decay and Heart Failure at the Royal Infirmary, Montrose. He was 85. [1]

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

    2. [S1569] 1851 Scotland Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.Original data - Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217.), CSSCT1851_59, [Q:3].

    3. [S1578] 1871 Scottish Census, He was still living at home with Margaret at 9 Rossie Terrace.

    4. [S1579] 1901 Scottish Census, County of Angus.

    5. [S1577] Statutory Deaths, Angus County, (312/00 0241).


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