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Elizabeth Moffat

Female about 1853 - 1916  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Moffat  [1
    Gender Female 
    Born about 1853  Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 11 July 1916  Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I74424  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 June 2003 

    Father Robert Moffat,   b. 2 May 1823, Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 November 1907, Dreghorn, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Skelly,   b. about 1822, possibly, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 April 1899, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Family ID F52134  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Alexander Magowan Buchanan,   b. 28 July 1859, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 October 1934, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 16 June 1885  St. Rollox, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Extract of an entry in a Register of Marriages
      No. 169
      1885 on the Sixteenth day of June, at 102 Parson street, Glasgow. By declaration , in presence of Alexander Walker, Mason Journeyman, residing at 11 Mallomire place, Govan Parish and Jane Hunter, Domestic Servant, residing in Portland street, Troon.
      Alex Buchanan, Ploughman, Bachelor, 23, Portland street, Troon
      Father: Alexander Buchanan, Ship Carpenter Journeyman
      Mother: Janet Buchanan m.s. Buchanan
      and
      Elizabeth Moffat, Domestic Servant, Spinster,29, 8 Rosslyn terrace, Kelvinside
      Father: Robert Moffat, Shipbuilder's labourer
      Mother: Elizabeth Moffat m.s. Skelly
      Warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Lanarkshire, dated June 16th, 1885
      Registered: 1885 June 16th at Glasgow (signed) Hugh M. Jamieson, Assist. Registrar
      The above particulars are extracted from a Register of Marriages for the District of St. Rollox in the County of Lanark.

      Note: The Alexander Buchanan listed as Alexander Buchanan's father does not exist. Alexander is the son of Janet Buchanan and Alexander Magowan, born July 28, 1859 at Troon. Janet was working as a domestic in the Magowan household. The couple married in 1868.

      Alexander Walker is the husband of Jeanie Moffat, Elizabeth's sister; Jane Hunter is possibly her cousin, daughter of Robert Hunter and Catherine Skelly. [1]
    Children 
    +1. Robert Moffat Buchanan,   b. 28 October 1877, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Elizabeth McGowan Moffat Buchanan,   b. 24 March 1882, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 March 1951, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +3. Margaret Moffat McGowan Buchanan,   b. 19 July 1887, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 July 1968, Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Janet Buchanan,   b. 23 February 1889, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jane Buchanan,   b. 26 December 1892, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 March 1905, Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     6. John Moffat Buchanan,   b. 4 March 1896, Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Catherine Hannah Buchanan,   b. 6 July 1897, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1964  (Age > 68 years)
    Family ID F52132  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DEATH: (downloaded June 26, 2003)
      1916. Deaths in the District of Gorbals in the Burgh of Glasgow
      No. 353
      Elizabeth Buchanan, married to Alexander Buchanan, sanitary carter
      1916 July Eleventh 3h 40m P.M. 119 Main Street Glasgow
      Female 62 years
      Father: Robert Moffat Ship Yard Labourer (deceased)
      Mother: Elizabeth Moffat M.S. Skelly (deceased)
      Cause of death: vascular disease of heart, bronchitis, cardiac failure
      as cert. by Albert A. Peel
      Informant: A. Buchanan, widower (present)
      1916 July 12 at Glasgow J.M. Brown Registrar [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2020] GEDCOM file titled “Rankin August 2008.ged”, submitted by Bill Rankin.



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