Ellen Isabella Moffat

Ellen Isabella Moffat

Female 1866 - 1943  (76 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Gender Female 
    Born 13 March 1866  Ellenslea, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Moffat Descendant Number
    Died 1943  Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Balclutha Cemetery, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I523  Roger
    Last Modified 11 February 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 Albert Thomas Clement Rooney,   b. 14 July 1875, Waitati, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown 
    Married 22 June 1900  Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    • married by Rev S W Currie
    From Here a Name ...Ellen married Albert Rooney, drover, and went to live at Kakapuaka.....  [7
    Children 
    +  1. Female Hannah Alice Rooney,   b. 24 July 1901, Ellenslea, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +  2. Male William Rooney,   b. 24 September 1903, Rosedale, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +  3. Female Patience Rooney,   b. 3 June 1906, Rosedale, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 September 1974, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
       4. Female Elizabeth Rooney,   b. 29 March 1909, Rosedale, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 June 1909, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 August 2005 
    Family ID F63  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 March 1866 - Ellenslea, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 June 1900 - Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1943 - Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Balclutha Cemetery, 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)
    Ellen Isabella Moffat and Albert Thomas Clement Rooney
    Ellen Isabella Moffat and Albert Thomas Clement Rooney
    Scanned from photo by Ewan Caldwell

    Documents
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Family Register Page 1
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Family Register Page 1
    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 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 - 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 Ellen Isabella Moffat
    Article about Ellen Isabella Moffat
    Transcribed from photocopy of article obtained from Peter Moffat
    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.
    Article from 'The Clutha Leader' of Monday August 26 1929 describing the Diamond Jubliee of Te Houka School
    Article from "The Clutha Leader" of Monday August 26 1929 describing the Diamond Jubliee of Te Houka School
    This article reports on the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations for the Te Houka School celebrating 60 years from 1869 to 1929. Includes mention of a number of Moffats and Houlistons in various capacities at the school or on the school committee during the 60 years.
    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. [S3] 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. [S355] Written note titled “Ellen Isabella 1866 - 1943”, unknown author - possibly Peter Moffat or William Ernest Moffat - copy obtained from Peter Moffat.
    4. [S218] The Holy Bible of William Moffat and Ellen Shiels Houliston, (published by William Collins, Sons & Co.).
    5. [S220] The Holy Bible of William Moffat and Ellen Shiels Houliston, (published by William Collins, Sons & Co.).
    6. [S586] Website of Presbyterian Church Aotearoa New Zealand Archives, Presbyterian Church of New Zealand.
    7. [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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