John Moffat

Brief Life History of John

When John Moffat was born on 25 September 1825, in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Moffat, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Thomson, was 24. He married Isabella Baird on 5 December 1852, in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Symington, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861.

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John Moffat
1825–
Isabella Baird
1832–
Marriage: 5 December 1852
Robert Moffat
1855–
John Moffat
1857–
James Moffat
1859–1913
George William Moffat
1862–
Ann Moffat
1863–
Elizabeth Moffat
1864–
Thomas Moffat
1866–
Isabella Moffat
1868–
Alexander Moffat
1870–
William Moffat
1872–
Martha Moffat
1880–

Sources (18)

  • John Moffat in household of James Moffat, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • John Moffat, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Moffat, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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World Events (8)

1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Moffatt .

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

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