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Archibald Moffat

Archibald Moffat[1, 2, 3]

Male 1890 - 1969  (78 years)

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  • Name Archibald Moffat 
    Gender Male 
    Submitter 53,54 
    Birth 24 April 1890  Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Death 12 February 1969  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Burial 15 February 1969  St. Vital Cemetery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I200  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 February 2008 

    Father Andrew Moffat,   b. 2 August 1856, Nether Laggan, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 February 1894, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Jessie Irving Beattie,   b. 1865, Crawston Farm, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1897, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 32 years) 
    Marriage 26 December 1879  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F2400  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Jessie Johnstone Douglas,   b. 22 April 1890, Milldamhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 31 May 1971, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 81 years) 
    Marriage 7 May 1920  Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Frances Marion Moffat,   b. 28 August 1921, Grace Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Archibald Douglas Moffat,   b. 5 January 1923, Grace Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 July 1944, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 21 years)
    +3. Virtue Olive McClurg Moffat,   b. 25 September 1924, Sturgeon Creek, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 September 1995, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
    +4. Living
    +5. Andrew John Moffat,   b. 13 December 1927, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 January 2005, Hamilton, ? Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years)
     6. Shelagh Elizabeth Moffat,   b. 16 October 1929, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 May 1962, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 32 years)
    +7. Living
    +8. Living
     9. Robert Leslie Moffat,   b. 17 June 1935, Winnipeg General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1973, Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 37 years)
    Family ID F543  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 8 February 2008 

  • Notes 
    • Died at Deer Lodge Hospital Wpg.Raised in Dumfries Scotland; coming to Canada in 1907.The Aunt who had raised him had married Robert Price of Deloraine, Mb. He followed her to work on the farms in the district. Close by was the homestead of his cousin Dave Brown, son of Alison McMichael Moffat and William Brown of Glencarrn Dumfries County.The Brown family came to Canada in 1908 but returned to Scotland leaving the 4 older children behind. Arch moved to Winnipeg to practice his trade in Automobile Mechanics and to particpate in the Queens Own Highlanders Pipe Band. At the outbreak of World War1 he returned to Britian with the First Division C.E.F. transferring to the Ammo Division and serving in France until being discharged in 1919. He served again from 1939 to 1945,W.W.2 in Britian. He was an Elder in John Black United Church and an enthusiastic Piper.

      Birth registered-1890-June-Ipswich-4a 799.
      Born at 45,Ann Street, Ipswich.
      1901-Staying/living at Dunscore with aunt Agnes and other family members.
      Married, in Winnipeg, the sister of Andrew Grierson's wife, Spence. Not known if they married in Scotland or Canada.
      196,Leighton Avenue, Winnipeg (address, no date)
      Several family trees on Ancestry have his name spelt as Moffitt and with his children listed.
      Buried St Vital Cemetary, Winnipeg. [2, 3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1718] .

    2. [S1] Robert and Frances Moffitt, Original Moffat GEDCOM File.

    3. [S1629] from Christina Bradnam, GEDCOM file titled “Moffat family tree.ged”.



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