Elizabeth Jane Moffat

Elizabeth Jane Moffat

Female 1879 - 1908  (29 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Gender Female 
    Born 15 April 1879  Ellenslea, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Moffat Descendant Number
    Died 1 July 1908  Breadalbane, Kakapuaka, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Notes 
    • 1902 Electoral Roll - Elizabeth Jane Moffat Te Houka - Domestic [4]
    Person ID I526  Roger
    Last Modified 10 November 2005 

    Father William Moffat,   b. 25 May 1829, Blackerstone, Longformacus, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 September 1895, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Ellen Shiels Houliston,   b. 19 July 1837, Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1919, Ellenslea, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F9  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Robert Houliston,   b. 1874, Kakapuaka, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown 
    Married 3 February 1904  Kakapuaka, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Married by Rev S W Currie
    Alternate Wedding 17 February 1904  St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    From Here a Name ....Elizabeth married her cousin, Robert Houliston of Kakapuaka.  [8
    Children 
       1. Male Adam William Houliston,   b. 1907,   d. 1907  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 August 2005 
    Family ID F66  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 April 1879 - Ellenslea, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    Elizabeth Jane Moffat and Ellen Isabella Moffat
    Elizabeth Jane Moffat and Ellen Isabella Moffat
    Daughters of William Moffat and Ellen Houliston. Photo scanned by Ewan Caldwell
    Ellen Houliston and Family
    Ellen Houliston and Family
    Picture taken after 1895 when William Moffat was deceased.
    Back Row L to R: George, Alison Wright, Adam Houliston, Elizabeth Jane
    Middle at right end: Samuel William, Ellen Isabella
    Front Row L to R: Robert, Ellen (Houliston)
    Photo: William Moffat (deceased)
    Robert Houliston and Elizabeth Jane Moffat Wedding
    Robert Houliston and Elizabeth Jane Moffat Wedding
    Photo scanned by Ewan Caldwell.
    Robert Houliston and Elizabeth Jane Moffat were 1st cousins.

    Documents
    School Attendance Certificate for Elizabeth Moffat - 31st December 1889
    School Attendance Certificate for Elizabeth Moffat - 31st December 1889
    Certificate is signed by Robt. Houliston - Chairman of the School Committee.
    Certificate scanned by Ewan Caldwell.
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Family Register Page 2
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Family Register Page 2
    Scanned from William Moffat - Ellen Houliston Family Bible in posession by Ewan Caldwell. Bible now in posession of Roger Moffat.
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Family Register Page 4
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Family Register Page 4
    Scanned from William Moffat - Ellen Houliston Family Bible in posession by Ewan Caldwell. Bible now in posession of Roger Moffat.
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Frontispiece
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Frontispiece
    Scanned from William Moffat - Ellen Houliston Family Bible in posession by Ewan Caldwell. Bible now in posession of Roger Moffat.

    Histories
    Article about Elizabeth Jane Moffat
    Article about Elizabeth Jane Moffat
    Transcribed from photocopy of article obtained from Peter Moffat
    Article describing the wedding of George Moffat and Ann Susan Fahey
    Article describing the wedding of George Moffat and Ann Susan Fahey
    Article probably transcribed by Peter Moffat, but it doesn't contain a reference for where it came from. A newspaper most likely, but it's not known for sure.
    Article from 'The Clutha Leader' 21 January 1908
    Article from "The Clutha Leader" 21 January 1908
    Article from a transcription of a newspaper article. Copy obtained from Peter Moffat, so presumably he did the transcription.
    Obituary from 'The Clutha Leader' for Ellen Houliston
    Obituary from "The Clutha Leader" for Ellen Houliston
    This obituary is transcribed from "The Clutha Leader" of sometime in May (after the 15th obviously) - possibly by Peter Moffat.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Booklet titled “Here a Name - A History of the Houliston Family in New Zealand”, written by Caldwell, P., page 3.
    2. [S219] The Holy Bible of William Moffat and Ellen Shiels Houliston, (published by William Collins, Sons & Co.).
    3. [S221] The Holy Bible of William Moffat and Ellen Shiels Houliston, (published by William Collins, Sons & Co.).
    4. [S358] Written note titled “Elizabeth Jane 1879 - 1908”, unknown author - possibly Peter Moffat or William Ernest Moffat - copy obtained from Peter Moffat.
    5. [S15] GEDCOM File “Joan.ged”, from Joan van’t Wout.
    6. [S220] The Holy Bible of William Moffat and Ellen Shiels Houliston, (published by William Collins, Sons & Co.).
    7. [S581] Website of Presbyterian Church Aotearoa New Zealand Archives, Presbyterian Church of New Zealand.
    8. [S1] Booklet titled “Here a Name - A History of the Houliston Family in New Zealand”, written by Caldwell, P., page 4.


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