- 1) LETTER, Agnes Amelia (Moffat) Gourley to Agnes (Moffat) Montgomery, 26 Jan1940, states she had an Uncle Crist Moffat in York State. Part of the name "Crist" was crossed out, it looked like "fer". It appeared as if she was spelling "Christopher", mispelled it & crossed out a portion, leaving the nick- name, "Crist". I believe she also meant to say "New York". Agnes states she was named after his wife, Agnes.
2) OPR, Index of Christenings, LDS, lists Christopher, s/o David Moffat & Janet Hamilton, christened 15 May 1837, Yester, East Lothian, Scotland.
3) 1851 CENSUS, Humbie Parish, Haddington (East Lothian), Scotland, house 23, lists the s/o David & Janet Moffat as Christopher, age 13, Ag.Lab., b. Gifford Parish, Haddington.
4) 1860 CENSUS, Groveland, Livingston Co., NY, on 31 Jul 1860, p.26 listed family #714:
Moffitt, Christopher, age 23, laborer, no real estate, b. Scotland (b.1836/37)
Moffitt, Agnes, age 25, b. Scotland
Moffitt, David, age 4, b. NY
Moffitt, Isabel, age 2, b. NY
5) 1865 NY STATE CENSUS, Groveland, Livingston Co, NY, family 238, lists f/o Christopher Moffet, age 29, father, b. Scotland, as Agnes, age 30, Mother; David, age 9, son; Isabell age 7, dau.; Andrew, age 5, son; James, age 2, son
NOTE: -The family listed directly above was that of Robert & Margaret Moffet, both age 58, b. Scotland. Their children started with Margaret age 10 son, b. Canada; Richard age 8, son, b. Canada; James age 6, son, b. Canada; Jessee A. age 4, dau., b. Canada; and lastly Jane age 1, dau., no birthplace listed.
-This information appears to conflict as these children appear to be rather young to be the children of these two 58 year olds. Their first child would have been born when they were 48, highly unlikely.
-The relationship between Robert & Margaret to the family of Christopher & Agnes is unknown at this time.
5) 1880 U. S. CENSUS, West Sparta, Livingston Co., NY, p. 415C, lists:
Relation Age Birthplace
Christifer Moffat self 43 Scotland (b.ca.1837)
Agness wife 43 Scotland
Andrew son 19 NY
William son 15 NY
John son 12 NY
George son 6 NY
Agness dau 3 NY
NOTE: - OPR Marriage Index, E. Lothian, Scotland, lists no marriage for Christopher & Agnes.
- OPR Christening Index, E. Lothian, Scotland, lists no children for Christopher & Agnes.