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George Moffett was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilsangam/1876/moffittg.htm EARLY SETTLERS OF SANGAMON COUNTY - 1876 By John Carroll Power
These biographies were submitted by a researcher and evidently abstracted from the 1876 History of Sangamon County, IL. Errors could occur, so one should always verify the correctness by obtaining copies of vitals and performing all necessary research to document what is contained herein.
MOFFITT, GEORGE, was born about 1780 [s/b abt. 1776], in Augusta county, Va., was married to Rebecca Gilkison, had two children there, and then moved to Fayette county, Ky., where six children were born. The family moved to Christian county, Ky., and from there to Sangamon county, Ill., arriving in what is now Ball township in 1829. Of their children--
JOHN, born in Viaginia, died in Sangamon county, unmarried, aged about forty-five years.
MYRA, born in Virginia, married in Sangamon county to Moses Archer. See his name.
SALLY, born in Kentucky, married in Sangamon county to David Black. They had six children, and Mr. Black died in 1857. His widow lives with her son GEORGE, who married in St. Clair county to Lavina Broom. They have six children, and live near Blue Mound, Macon county, Illinois.
EVELINE, born in Kentucky, married in Sangamon county to Thomas Drennan. See his name.
MARGARET, born May 18, 1808, in Fayette county, Ky., married in Sangamon county to Thompson Pyle. See his name.
GEORGE, born in Kentucky, married in Sangamon county to Mahala Peters, moved to Jefferson county, Iowa, and died, leaving a widow and three children there.
MARTHA, born in Kentucky, married in Sangamon county, to Calvin Stevenson, had one son, and Mr. S. died. His widow married James Mitts. They had seven children, and she died near Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
REBECCA, born in 1814, in Kentucky, married in 1826, in Sangamon county to Smith Ball. See his name.
Mrs. Rebecca Moffitt died in 1829, in Sangamon county, and Mr. Moffit married Mrs. Betsy Dawdy. They had two children--
JAMES and EMILY, and George Moffitt died in 1860, in Jefferson county, Iowa. His widow lives with her son James, in Mt. Pleasant. Iowa.--1874.