William Moffett

William Moffett

Birth
Ireland
Death 20 Jan 1794 (aged 55–56)
Chester County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Chester, Chester County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 39887824 · View Source
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Died at 56 years

Married: Barbara Chestnut.

"Note: William and Barbara Chestnut Mophet, with their small son Samuel, sailed from Belfast, Ireland, in August 1772 on the "Mary Jane" and landed in Charleston, South Carolina in October 1772 with a grant from George III of 250 acres of land in Chester County, South Carolina. William served in the Revoluntionary War for 61 days in Col. Water's regiment under Gen. Sumpter. He is buried in the Moffat-Strong graveyard on Fishing Creek, Hopewell, Chester, South Carolina on a portion of the original land grant."



William MOFFETT AKA MOFFATT
Birth: 1738 in Ballylig Co. Antrim, Ireland
Death: 20 JAN 1794 in Hopewell, Chester, SC, buried in the Moffatt-Strong Cemetery, Hopewell, SC

Father: Samuel MOPHET b: BEF 1710 in Ayrshire, Scotland
Mother: Martha MCCULLY b: BEF 1714 in Ayrshire, Scotland

Married: Barbara CHESTNUT b: 1748 in Co. Antrium, Ireland
Married: ABT 1767 in Ballylig Co., Antrim, Ireland

Children
1) Samuel MOFFATT/MOFFETT b: ABT 1769 in Ballylig Co. Antrim, Ireland
2) James MOFFATT b: 1776 in Fishing Creek, Chester, SC
3) Martha "Mattie" MOFFATT b: 1777 in Fishing Creek, Chester, SC
4) John MOFFATT b: 17 JAN 1783 in Fishing Creek, Chester, SC
5) William MOFFATT b: 23 FEB 1786 in Fishing Creek, Chester, SC
6) David MOFFATT b: 1789 in Fishing Creek, Chester, SC

Descendant's note:
William Moffatt was b. 1738 in Ballylig, Co.Antrim, Ireland, and immigrated to the US. He passed January 20, 1794 in Hopewell and is buried at the Moffatt/Strong Cemetary. He married Barbara Chestnut.

He had 1 daughter: Margaret, and 5 sons: John, William, David, Samuel, & James.




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  • Added: 25 Jul 2009
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Moffett (1738–20 Jan 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39887824, citing Moffatt-Strong-McDill Cemetery, Chester, Chester County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Zoe Tom (contributor 47000374) .