John Moffat

John Moffat

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  • Gender Male 
    Born before 11 February 1781  Swinton & Simprin, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Baptism 11 February 1781  Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Died 1789  Swinton & Simprin, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • calculated from birthdate and age on headstone
    Buried 1789  Swinton Churchyard, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
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    Notes 
    • NOTE: NOTE OPR S&S 755/1 FR149
      Source Batch Number C117552
      Monumental Inscriptions Swinton No 9
      Birth Date Imported:? FEB 1781
    Person ID I2564  Roger
    Last Modified 27 February 2007 

    Father John Moffat,   b. 1747,   d. 8 November 1829, Swinton & Simprin, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Jean Bog,   b. 1758,   d. 22 April 1838, Swinton & Simprin, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F11452  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - before 11 February 1781 - Swinton & Simprin, Berwickshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1789 - Swinton & Simprin, Berwickshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1789 - Swinton Churchyard, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • 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
    Reverse side of headstone in Swinton Churchyard, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland
    Reverse side of headstone in Swinton Churchyard, 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.

    This is the reverse side of the headstone.

    Rear Inscription
    Here lies the body of BETTY
    MOFFAT. who died 14
    Sep 1779. age 16 years.

    Also 2 sons of JOHN
    MOFFAT junior in Swin
    ton. William age 5 months
    JOHN age 8 years.

    Histories
    Travels of the Moffats - by Peter Moffat
    Travels of the Moffats - by Peter Moffat
    This article written by Peter Moffat describes his travels in the footsteps of his ancestors in Berwickshire as he visited the farms and places where several generations of Moffat and Houliston ancestors lived and worked

  • Sources 
    1. [S188] Information submitted by Member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    2. [S35] Vital Record from Old Parish Registers of Scotland, Website of General Register Office of Scotland.
    3. [S1911] Old Parish Birth Register - Search Results from Scotland's People.
    4. [S32] Tombstone Photograph, picture taken by Roger Moffat.


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