Thomas Moffatt

1779–1849 (Age 70)
Gloucester, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Moffatt was born in 1779, in Gloucester, New Jersey, United States, his father, Captain Archibald Moffatt Sr, was 49 and his mother, Elizabeth Clarke, was 44. He married Hannah Abbott about 1801, in Gloucester, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1849, in Grimes, Texas, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Moffatt
1779–1849
Hannah Abbott
1784–1850
Marriage: about 1801
Elizabeth Maffatt
1802–
Archibald Moffett
1820–1848
Nathan Paul Moffatt
Robert Moffett
1804–1854
Frances Mosley Maffatt
1806–1885
James Maffatt
1808–1839
Archibald A Moffatt
1810–1850
William Carpenter Moffatt
1814–1879
Benjamin Maffatt
1816–1849
Hannah Maffett
1818–
Paul Garner Moffatt
1820–1868
Mary Maffatt
1824–1854

Spouse and Children

    Male1779–1849Male

    Hannah Abbott

    Female1784–1850Female

MARRIAGE
about 1801
Gloucester, New Jersey, United States
children

(12)

    Elizabeth Maffatt

    Female1802–Female

    Robert Moffett

    Male1804–1854Male

    Frances Mosley Maffatt

    Female1806–1885Female

    James Maffatt

    Male1808–1839Male

    Archibald A Moffatt

    Male1810–1850Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1780

Age 1

"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Moffat in Dumfriesshire, named in Gaelic as ‘the long plain’, from magh ‘plain’ + fada ‘long’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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