B. F. Moffitt

1920–2013 (Age 93)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of B. F.

B. F. Moffitt was born about 1920, in Tennessee, United States as the son of Arcy Herbert Moffitt and Ruth Stubblefield. He married Mary Pauline Scott on 14 June 1945, in Smith, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 8, Warren, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died before 2013, at the age of 92.

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B. F. Moffitt
Mary Pauline Scott
Marriage: 14 June 1945

Spouse and Children

14 June 1945
Smith, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Arcy Herbert Moffitt


    Ruth Stubblefield




World Events (8)


Age 0

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 11

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Moffatt .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • B F Moffitt in household of Hubert Moffitt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • B F Moffitt, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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