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William H Moffet
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1842
Henry County
Iowa, USA
Death: 1924, USA

"W. H. MOFFET, farmer, Section 16, P. O. Topeka, owns eighty acres here, eighty acres in Auburn Township, forty acres on Section 5, this township, and 160 acres in Mitchell County. Has eight horses and eighty-one head of cattle, forty-five hogs. He was born in Henry County, Iowa, January 6, 1842, and came from his native place with his parents in the spring of 1855, locating in Tescumseh Township and removing to Williamsport Township in the spring of 1860. He was married February 10, 1868, to Miss M. S. Beam, and located on his present place. They have three children - Josephine, Ella May and Lucina. Is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Enlisted as a private in Company H, Eleventh Regiment, Kansas Cavalry, in September, 1862, and served with his regiment in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Indian Territory. Was in the following engagements: Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory, October 22, 1862; Cane Hill, Arkansas, November 28, 1862; Boston Mountains, Arkansas, December 6, 1862; Van Burn, Arkansas, December 28, 1862; Sinabar Hills, Missouri, August 14, and September 26, 1863; Lexington, Missouri, October 19, 1864; Little Blue, Missouri, October 21, 1864; Big Blue, Missouri, October 22, 1864; Westport, Missouri, October 23, 1864. Was wounded in the shoulder at Lexington, but continued in the campaign until Price was driven from Missouri. After the Missouri campaign his regiment was sent to the plains to guard posts and trains where twenty-five men of his company were killed by Indians. He was mustered out at Leavenworth, Kansas, September 13, 1865, on expiration of his term of service. Is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church."

From William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas
Family links: 
  Orlando Moffet (1818 - 1875)
  Catherine Beam Moffet (1821 - 1891)
  Mariah S Moffet (1850 - 1938)
  Lucina Moffet Lange (1872 - 1944)*
  William H Moffet (1842 - 1924)
  Susanah Beam Moffet Howey (1845 - 1922)*
  Margaret M. Moffet Feltus (1846 - 1890)*
  Isaiah Beam Moffet (1848 - 1923)*
  Laura Ellen Moffet Beam (1859 - 1939)*
*Calculated relationship
Lynn Creek Cemetery
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Joe Gibbens
Record added: Jun 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38769366
William H Moffet
Added by: Lela Parris Koch
William H Moffet
Added by: Joe Gibbens
William H Moffet
Added by: Joe Gibbens
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 Added: Sep. 28, 2010

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