Elizabeth Bliss Moffett

1 June 1859–10 July 1864 (Age 5)
Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Bliss

When Elizabeth Bliss Moffett was born on 1 June 1859, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Simpson Moffet, was 45 and her mother, Maria Louisa McMillan, was 28. She lived in Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1860. She died on 10 July 1864, in Lea Springs, Grainger, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 5, and was buried in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Simpson Moffet
Maria Louisa McMillan
John Andrew Moffett
Mary Scott Moffett
William Worthington Moffett
Louisa Simpson Moffett
Elizabeth Bliss Moffett
Emma Mc Millan Moffett
Hector Bruce Moffett
Anna Maria Moffett

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World Events (2)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 3
The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
Age 4
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Moffatt .

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

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Sources (5)

  • Elizabeth B Moffett in household of J S Moffett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Bliss Moffett, "Tennessee Births and Christenings, 1828-1939"
  • Elizabeth Bliss Moffett, "Find A Grave Index"

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