Person:William Moffett (1)

William Moffett
b.20 FEB 1761 Augusta Co., Virginia
d.20 JAN 1828 Augusta Co., Virginia
m. 8 MAY 1760
  1. William Moffett1761 - 1828
  2. Esther Moffett1762 -
  3. James Moffett, III1764 - 1826
  4. Mary Moffett1766 -
  5. Nancy Moffett1769 - bef 1799
  6. John Moffett, II1771 -
  7. Eleanor Moffett1773 -
  8. John Moffett, III1775 - 1821
m. 28 JUN 1785
m. 11 May 1791
  1. Nancy Moffett1792 - 1845
Facts and Events
Name[1] William Moffett
Gender Male
Birth[2] 20 FEB 1761 Augusta Co., Virginia
Alt Marriage 8 JUN 1785 to Elizabeth Gamble
Marriage 28 JUN 1785 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Elizabeth Gamble
Marriage 11 May 1791 Augusta County, Virginia[Marrige Bond]
to Mary McClanahan
Death? 20 JAN 1828 Augusta Co., Virginia
Burial[3] North Mountain Meeting House Cemetery

William Moffett was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 105.--23d October, 1779. Rebecca (mark) Caruthers' will--To daughter, Esther, all estate, together with £1,200 willed to Rebecca by her husband; mother; care of said child given to executors, for failure then, to John Caruthers; to sisters; to brothers; to brother, William; to brothers. James and John. Executors, father John Moffett. Teste: James Cunningham. James Young, Wm. Moffett. Proved, 16th November, 1779, by Young and Moffett.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond: 1791--May 11, William Monet [sic, s/b "Moffett"] and Mary McClenachan, daughter of Elijah McClenachan; surety, James Moffett; witnesses, David Coalter, Elijah McClenachan, Jr.
  • Vol. 2 - RECORD OF MARRIAGES IN AUGUSTA COUNTY BEGINNING 15TH MARCH, 1785. 1791, -- By Rev. Benj. Irvin: May 11th, William Moffett and Mary McClenachan.


Note: this William Moffett has been confused with some researchers with another William Moffett, son of George Moffett, who married Sally McChesney. This William Moffett married 1st, Elizabeth Gamble on 28 Jun 1785, and 2nd, Mary McClenachan on 11 May 1791.

  1. Moffett Bible.
  2. Katherine Bushman Research.

    Ancestry of John and Nancey Tate

  3. Notes from Katherine Bushman.