1829 - 1894
||David Moffat [1, 2, 3] |
||Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland [2, 3, 4]
||14 April 1894
||Gumeracha, South Australia, Australia 
||South Australia, Australia [2, 3]
||Clan Moffat Genealogy
||10 April 2009 |
||David Moffat, b. 1 June 1781, Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland , d. 16 July 1844, Eyreton Farm, Crosby, Marown, Isle of Man |
||Alison Henderson, b. 1801, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland , d. 20 June 1854, 4 Upper Grey St, Newington, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland |
||Family Group Sheet
||Margaret Cleezy or Clezy, b. 2 February 1828, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, Scotland , d. 23 June 1911, Gumeracha, South Australia, Australia |
||4 June 1849
||Scottish Church, Douglas, Isle of Man 
| ||1. David Moffat, b. September 1850, South Australia, Australia , d. December 1851, South Australia, Australia |
| ||2. David John Moffat, b. 9 April 1850, Inverbrackie, South Australia, Australia , d. 1851, South Australia, Australia |
| ||3. John Cleezy or Clezy Moffat, b. 30 August 1853, Byethorne, South Australia, Australia , d. 27 March 1908, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia |
| ||4. David Moffat, b. 1 July 1855, Woodside, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia , d. 21 July 1926, Gumeracha, South Australia, Australia |
| ||5. Mary “Molly” Moffat, b. 22 October 1856, Woodside, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia |
|>||6. William Moffat, b. 22 July 1858, Woodside, South Australia, Australia , d. 31 July 1932, Jamestown, South Australia, Australia |
| ||7. Margaret Allison “Maggie” Moffat, b. 18 July 1860, Byethorne, South Australia, Australia , d. January 1947, Bedford St, Kensington, South Australia, Australia |
||Family Group Sheet
David Moffat c1840's son of David Moffat of Isle of Man
Image supplied by Jill Moffat.
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- David and family sailed to South Australia on the "Anna" in 1849. [Source 1]
David and Margaret were married only days before leaving the Isle of Man forever to start the ir new life adventure in South Australia. Upon disembarking from the "Anna" in 1849, David and his wife moved with the rest of the fami ly up into Adelaide Hills, While the Clezy's moved to Nairne, David and Margaret moved a litt le bit more away and set up house in Woodside where David operated a store. By 1851, the store had acquired the right to operate the Post and Telegraphic facility and wa s well established and doing well. David speculated widely with Real Estate, so that by 1856, David owned four blocks of land a t Woodside, two at Port Elliot and with a partner owned 126 acres just outside Woodside. By t he end of the 1850's and into the 1860's when financial difficultoes began to arise. He was s till buying land, but was selling more trying to trade out of his difficulties. In 1865, he w as officially declared insolvent. By 1871, David and his family were living in Gumeracha when he was appointed Postmaster, he a lso held several other positions including Clerk of the local Court and Registrar of Births . He gave the role of Postmaster to his daughter Margaret, but continued in his other roles u til 1889. From "The Old Partnership" by Peter Steele Clezy, Hornsby, 2002. [Source 1208] [4, 5]
- [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=-1161476398.
- [S2137] GEDCOM file titled “Moffys Mob.ged” downloaded from Ancestry.com, submitted by Jill Moffat.
- [S2157] Information submitted to Clan Moffat Society, by Donald W Moffat.
- [S1208] GEDCOM file "Moffat.ged", submitted by Alan Jones.
- [S1] Original Moffat GEDCOM File, Robert and Frances Moffitt.