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Peter Moffat

Male 1747 -


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  • Name Peter Moffat  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Born 11 September 1747  Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Original file had “11 Sep 1745, Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland” but this is clearly not borne out by the Parish Records if the parents are William Moffat and Marion Somervel - Roger 8 Apr 2009
    Match and Merge Note Member 455 says Peter was born abt 1745 in Dalkeith, Edinburghshire. Submission from Jill Moffat says parents were William Moffat and Marion Somervel, and according to Scotlands People their children were born in Melrose, Roxburghshire. 
    Occupation 1779  Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Time of his son John's birth records show him as an Inn Keeper
    Occupation 1785  Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Stabler
    Biography Businessman in Dalkeith near Edinburgh, Scotland. The author believes the P. is for "Peter".
    The genealogy of this family is taken from a book published by Donald William Moffat of Toorak Gardens, South Austraila, 5065 - Set up and produced by Gould Books, Adelaide, South Austraila, December 1985. The title "MOFFATS From Ancient Scottish Days - 800 years of history of the family of MOFFAT" Compiled by Donald William Moffat. Clan Moffat Society of North America, member #455.  [4
    Person ID I75129  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 April 2009 

    Father William Moffat 
    Mother Marion Somervel 
    Family ID F52597  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Helen Nellie Mack 
    Married 8 December 1770  Stow, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Originally entered as “Proclaimed on 8 Dec 1770 Parish of Melrose Stow"
    Children 
     1. May Moffat
     2. Jean Moffat,   b. 16 December 1776
     3. William Moffat,   b. 1777, Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 7 July 1814  (Age < 37 years)
     4. John Moffat,   b. 28 May 1779, Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. David Moffat,   b. 1 June 1781, Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 July 1844, Eyreton Farm, Crosby, Marown, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. Andrew Moffat,   b. 1783, Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary Moffat,   b. 1785,   d. 1785  (Age 0 years)
     8. Thomas W Moffat,   b. 1785, Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F52595  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Black Bull Public House, Dalkeith
    Black Bull Public House, Dalkeith
    Black Bull Public House south Road Dalkeith which it is believed Peter Moffat ran as an Inn Keeper

    Documents
    Marriage Proclamation for Peter Moffet and Nelly Mack
    Marriage Proclamation for Peter Moffet and Nelly Mack
    Peter in the Parish of Melrose and Nelly Mack in this Parish gave up their Names to be proclaimed in order for Marriage the eight day of Decr Jajvii & seventy. Cautioners for him Peter Atchison in Stow & for her William Brompton

    (note Jajvii is a way of writing 1700 - Jaj = 1(000) vii = 7 so 17 & seventy).

  • Notes 
    • Peter Moffat seems to have been quite well off as three of the boys went to medical school in Edinburgh. David, Thomas and John all studied there and all went to sea at some stage in their lives. [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2138] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=6898702&pid=-1161474357.

    2. [S2137] GEDCOM file titled “Moffys Mob.ged” downloaded from Ancestry.com, submitted by Jill Moffat.

    3. [S2148] Search Results from Scotlands People.

    4. [S2157] Information submitted to Clan Moffat Society, by Donald W Moffat.


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