Virgil Max Moffitt

20 December 1892–16 December 1936 (Age 43)
Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life of Virgil Max

When Virgil Max Moffitt was born on 20 December 1892, in Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, William Thomas Moffitt, was 27 and his mother, Susan Adelia Hain, was 28. He married Ethel Lillian Chamberlin on 7 April 1920, in Denison, Crawford, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Crawford, Iowa, United States in 1905 and Buck Grove, Crawford, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 16 December 1936, in Denison, Crawford, Iowa, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Denison Township, Crawford, Iowa, United States.

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Virgil Max Moffitt
Ethel Lillian Chamberlin
Marriage: 7 April 1920
Robert Duncan Moffitt
Mary Eloise Moffitt

Spouse and Children

7 April 1920
Denison, Crawford, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 12

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Moffatt .

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

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Virgil Max Moffitt Birth: Dec. 20, 1892 Death: Dec. 16, 1936 Virgil Max Moffitt Birth 20 Dec 1892 in Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States Death 16 Dec 1936 in Denison, Crawford, Iowa, United St …

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  • Max Moffitt, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Max Moffitt in household of William Moffitt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virgil M Moffett in household of William F Moffett, "United States Census, 1910"

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