John Moffat

John Moffat

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  • Gender Male 
    Born 1719  [1
    • calculated from death date and age on headstone
    Died 23 October 1781  Swinton & Simprin, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried after 23 October 1781  Swinton Churchyard, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    Notes 
    • NOTE: NOTE Monumental Inscriptions Swinton No 9
    Person ID I15505  Roger
    Last Modified 12 October 2006 

    Family/Spouse Margaret Moffat,   b. 1715,   d. 19 July 1811, Swinton & Simprin, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Children 
    +  1. Male John Moffat,   b. 1747,   d. 8 November 1829, Swinton & Simprin, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Family ID F11454  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 October 1781 - Swinton & Simprin, Berwickshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - after 23 October 1781 - Swinton Churchyard, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    Sign at entrance to Swinton Church
    Sign at entrance to Swinton Church
    This is the sign at the entrance to Swinton Church, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland.

    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 21 June 2000.
    Stone tablet inside the Swinton Church
    Stone tablet inside the Swinton Church
    A stone inside the church notes the age of the church, and the date of a rebuilding:

    “Make no delay to turn to the lord - Anno 1593”.

    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 21 June 2000.
    Sign on the wall of the Swinton Church
    Sign on the wall of the Swinton Church
    A sign inside the church lists the “fewars” of the church - a “feuar” is one who holds a feu..

    “A free and gratuitous right to lands made to one for service to be performed by him; a tenure where the vassal, in place of military services, makes a return in grain or in money”.

    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 21 June 2000.
    Swinton church yard and Swinton Church
    Swinton church yard and Swinton Church
    A view across the front of the church yard from the Moffat headstone to the Swinton Church.

    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 21 June 2000.
    Window in Swinton Church, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Window in Swinton Church, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland
    A view of the window of the Swinton Church taken from inside the church.

    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 21 June 2000.
    Headstone in Swinton Church Yard, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Headstone in Swinton Church Yard, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Roger Moffat beside the Headstone of John Moffat and Jean Bog and members of their family.

    Viewed and photographed 21 June 2000.
    Headstone in Swinton Church Yard, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Headstone in Swinton Church Yard, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Roger Moffat and Jean Fleming beside the Headstone of John Moffat and Jean Bog and members of their family.

    Viewed and photographed 16 August 2005.
    Headstone in Swinton Church Yard, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Headstone in Swinton Church Yard, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Sandy Bain beside the Headstone of John Moffat and Jean Bog and members of their family.

    Viewed and photographed 30 August 2005.

    Headstones
    Headstone in Swinton Church yard, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Headstone in Swinton Church yard, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Headstone in the church yard of the Swinton Church, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland. Viewed and photographed on 21 June 2000 by Roger Moffat.

    Inscription on front of headstone says:

    Here
    lies the Body of
    JOHN MOFFAT
    who died 23 Oc 1781 age 62
    Also his spouse
    MARGARET MOFFAT
    died July 19th 1811 aged
    96 years also their son
    JOHN MOFFAT who died
    8th (?) Nov 1829 aged 82 years
    Also of JANE BOGUE his
    wife who died 22d April 1838 aged 80 (?)

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Tombstone Photograph, picture taken by Roger Moffat.


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