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Peter M. Moffat
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1838
Edinburgh
City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Mar. 22, 1916
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

He was in the American Civil War for three months with the 8th Illinois Inf. That was the only time period this Union Army Unit was activiate. Peter Moffat who was a former Plaster Contractor of this city. Help to build the old Post Office while residents there. Mr. & Mrs. Moffat lived in a house which was the resident at the time of the old custodian of Oak Park Cemetery in Springfield Illinois. His wife often spoke of the night someone attempted to steal president Abraham Lincoln's body.

Peter M. Moffat and his parents and sister immigrated on August 8, 1854 from Glasgow Scotland on the John Fyfe Ship to New York City, New York.

Buried in a unmarked Grave
Date of Burial: March 26, 1916
Interment # 7164
Name of Undertaker: N. P. Weimeschkirsch
Died at: 2408 Kenilworth Avenue, Chicago, Illinois
 
 
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 Parents:
  David Moffat (1800 - 1875)
  Jenet Sligh Moffat (1815 - 1867)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Grierson Moffat (1845 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Christina Moffat Maisenbacher (1863 - 1911)*
  David Moffat (1864 - 1865)*
  William Moffatt (1865 - 1926)*
  Jeannette Moffat Huetson (1867 - 1926)*
  John Moffat (1868 - 1868)*
  Walter Moffat (1869 - 1939)*
  Peter Moffat (1873 - 1937)*
  Charles A Moffat (1874 - 1932)*
  James Gulick Moffat (1877 - 1948)*
  Robert David Moffat (1879 - 1946)*
  Elizabeth Lillian Moffat Woodbury (1883 - 1957)*
  George Thomas Moffat (1889 - 1889)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Moffat (1831 - ____)**
  Janet Moffat (1832 - ____)**
  Elizabeth Moffat (1833 - ____)**
  Jessie M Moffat Gray (1834 - 1868)**
  Peter M. Moffat (1838 - 1916)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery and Mausoleum
River Grove
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot 134 Section 48 Grave 4
 
Maintained by: Mary Lou Lloyd
Originally Created by: Colleen Jeffries , SSGT ...
Record added: Nov 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61128149
Peter M. Moffat
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Peter M. Moffat
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Added by: David M. Habben
 
 
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My Great Great Grandfather
- Mary Lou Lloyd
 Added: Jan. 12, 2014
LOVE COLLEEN JEFFRIES
- Colleen Jeffries , SSGT USAF Retired
 Added: Dec. 12, 2010
 
 
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