Marion Moffat

4 June 1854–15 September 1949 (Age 95)
Vogrie, Midlothian, Scotland

The Life Summary of Marion

When Marion Moffat was born on 4 June 1854, in Vogrie, Midlothian, Scotland, her father, David Kay Moffat, was 42 and her mother, Janet Leishman, was 37. She married Manassah Woodville Williams Sr on 30 March 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 15 September 1949, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Manassah Woodville Williams Sr
Marion Moffat
Marriage: 30 March 1874
Marion Woodville Williams
June Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 March 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 5
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 27
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Moffatt .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Mary Moffett in entry for Marion Woodville Williams, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Marion Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Marion Moffatt, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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