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Descendents of John Moffitt (28 Jun 1791 - 8 Aug 1859)
and Ellen "Nellie" Davidson (1792 - 12 Nov 1879)

Third Immigrant Generation

19. George Moffitt . Son of Andrew Moffitt & Margaret "Jane" Piercy. Born 19 Jul 1851 in Harvey. Died 7 Feb 1935 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer. Religion Presbyterian.


    From undated newspaper obituary:

    George Moffitt Died at Harvey


    Well-known Farmer Passed Away Thursday at Home of Son -- Funeral

    Harvey Station, NB, Feb 9 -- George Moffitt, of Manners Sutton passed away on Thursday at the home of his son, Frank W. Moffitt.   He was in his 84th year and was born in Manners Sutton where he resided all his life, engaged in farming.   About two years ago he received injuries in a fall and has been an invalid every since.   The deceased was well known and was of sterling character.


    Surviving are one daughter, Mrs Charles Swan and one son, Frank, with whom he made his home since his wife predeceased him five years ago.   He leaves six grandchildren.


    The funeral was held yesterday afternoon after prayers at the house from Knox Presbyterian Church and Rev. Mr Kirkland was in charge of the service.   Interment was made in the Harvey cemetery.


    The pallbearers were six nephews, A. Moffitt, William Moffitt, M. Moffitt, George Moffitt, Roy Moffitt, and Daniel Dow.   A quartette Mrs Edgar Coburn, Miss L. Pheny, A. McCullough and Rev. Mr Kirkland sang.


    He married Emily Jane Jones, daughter of Thomas H. Jones & Mary Cowe, 9 May 1879 in York Co., NB By Waldow W. Brewer, Methodist . Born 1858 in Rusagonis. Died 13 Mar 1930 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Religion Presbyterian.

    Witnesses to marriage were M. B. Brewer and Mary Burke.


    From newspaper obituary (undated):


    Mrs George Moffatt

    Harvey Station, March 17 -- The funeral of Mrs George Moffatt took place Saturday afternoon from her late home at 2.30 o'clock.   Her death occurred on Thursday after two weeks' illness of heart trouble.   She was 71 years of age.   She was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church and was highly respected and greatly beloved by all who knew her.   She leaves to mourn her husband, one son, Frank, at home, a daughter, Mrs Charles Swan; one brother, Dunbar Jones, and one sister, Mrs Frank Wood, Augusta, Me., and six grandchildren.


    The services at the home and church were conducted by Rev. Geo Knight, of Knox Presbyterian Church.


    They had the following children:

  149   i.   Andrew "Wilbert" Moffitt

  150   ii.   Thomas Edwin Moffitt

  151   iii.   Frank Wood Moffitt

  152   iv.   Etta Maude Moffitt

20. Andrew "Dan" Moffitt . Son of Andrew Moffitt & Margaret "Jane" Piercy. Born 1 May 1853 in Harvey, York Co, NB. Christen 26 Jun 1853 in Harvey By Rev. Daniel McCurdy. Died 1 Jan 1917 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

    Copied from newspaper obituary (1917):

    The Late Andrew Moffitt

    Tweedside, NB, Jan 8 -- The funeral of the late Andrew Moffitt of Harvey took place from the home of his brother, George Moffitt, on Tuesday last.   Rev. Mr McKay conducted the service.   The late Mr Moffitt had suffered for a long time with a cancer and his death was not unexpected.   The deceased was in his sixty-fourth year.   He leaves to mourn his loss a wife, who was formerly Miss Lydia Treadwell; also six sisters and four brothers.   The deepest sympathy is extended to his wife and relatives by friends in this vicinity.

    He first married Annie Isabelle Till, 27 Jan 1892 in York Co., NB. Born 1874. Died 1892 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

    He second married Catherine A. "Katie" McLeod, 1 Mar 1893 in York Co., NB. Born 1864. Died 20 May 1893.

    He third married Lydia (Treadwell) Harrison, 16 Feb 1898 in York Co., NB.

21. Helena "Jane" Moffitt . Daughter of Andrew Moffitt & Margaret "Jane" Piercy. Born 2 Jan 1855 in Harvey, York Co, NB. Died 17 Jun 1938.

    She first married Warren Toft, 1 Oct 1872 in York Co., NB By Leonard Gaetz, Wesleyan . Born 1837. Died 1918.

Witnesses to marriage to Warren Toft were John Moffitt and Carrie B. Gaetz.

    In marriage records surname is spelled "Tufts".

    She second married George Hyslop. Born 1844. Died 1923.