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James (John) Maffitt[1, 2]

Male 1748 - 1775  (27 years)

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  • Name James (John) Maffitt 
    Gender Male 
    Born 1748  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Match and Merge Other First Name: John
    Other Last Name: Moffitt 
    Submitter 846,438+ 
    Died 1775  Rowan Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9774  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 15 March 2004 

    Father John Maffitt,   b. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Miss Westlake 
    Family ID F4233  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Margaret Donahue 
     1. William Maffitt,   b. 1765
    +2. John Maffitt, Sr.,   b. 16 December 1767, County Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 August 1854, Old Fort, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F20483  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    A Letter to Emily and John Maffitt
    A Letter to Emily and John Maffitt
    This letter was written by Richard Bird Maffitt to his children Emily Virginia Maffitt and John Walton Ward Maffitt. It was left to the Johnson County (Arkansas) Historical Society by Miss Martha Basham (daughter of Emily Virginia Maffitt) and published in their journal in April 1981.

  • Notes 
    • James came to America with his two sons, John and William about 1775.
      Descendant John T. Curtis has name as John for the father of John Maffitt (h/o Sarah Whitaker).
      In :"Kinfolk, Ownbey Family Lines of the Blue Ridge Mts of North Carolina" p 65 we read, "Just south of Old Fort, McDowell Co, NC stands Moffitt Hill where the Moffitt clans met for their annual reunion. They would build cabins, stay in them for a few days or weeks, then move on. A few days later, more kinfolks would move in. This was the time for catching up on the family matters, crops, swapping stories, gossip, looking for mates among the younger set. The Old Tabernacle Church below Black Mt was where the Moffitts went to vchurch

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Original Moffat GEDCOM File, Robert and Frances Moffitt.

    2. [S511] GEDCOM file, from Mavis.

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