Ernest Lyle Moffett

15 June 1868–18 November 1953 (Age 85)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Ernest Lyle

When Ernest Lyle Moffett was born on 15 June 1868, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Guthrie Moffett, was 37 and his mother, Virginia Ellen Austin, was 26. He lived in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Henrico, Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 18 November 1953, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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John Guthrie Moffett
Virginia Ellen Austin
Lelia Austin Moffett
Emma Moffatt
Ernest Lyle Moffett
Easia Ann Moffitt
Hera H Moffett
Edna Virginia Moffett

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    Emma Moffatt



    Easia Ann Moffitt


    Hera H Moffett


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 26

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Moffatt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ernest L Moffett in household of Virginia E Moffett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ernest Moffat in household of John J Moffat, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ernest L Moffett in household of Virginia E Moffett, "United States Census, 1900"

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