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Chester Moffett

  • Birth 29 Mar 1775 Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 18 Aug 1861 Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section 5, Grave 3
  • Memorial ID 40554512

I have many photographs of Chester Moffett's family and am seeking help with identifications. Please click on "Aunt J" link below to send me an e-mail or leave me a message. Thank you.

Chester Moffett was the son of Revolutionary War veteran Joseph Moffatt, M.D., of Brimfield, Hampshire (now Hampden), County, Massachusetts, and his wife Lois Haynes.

Chester's sister, Tabitha (Moffat) Brown, has been called the "mother figure of Oregon". See her memorial #6254261.

Chester and his wife Margaret (Anderson) had five known children:

Marcus (1804-1897), died in Cleveland, buried Claridon Center Cemetery
Miles (1809 - 1897), died Buffalo, Eric Co., NY
Maryette "Mary" (1813-1888), invalid, lived at home with parents, later with sister Caroline; died in Willoughby at the home of her sister Eliza (Moffett) Hayden
Eliza (1815-1908), married Elbridge Hayden, buried Mentor Municipal Cemetery
Caroline (1820-1914), married Jason Coe Wells, buried Claridon Center Cemetery

Family Members


Chester Moffett Died Aug. 18, 1861 Aged 86 Years





  • Maintained by: Joel Davison
  • Originally Created by: Judy Wilmot Davison "Aunt J"
  • Added: 11 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40554512
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Chester Moffett (29 Mar 1775–18 Aug 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40554512, citing Claridon Center Cemetery, Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Joel Davison (contributor 47201521) .