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About James Moffitt

Revolutionary War Patriot Randolph County NC Patriotic Service Supplied Sundries to the Militia DAR # 765842.

Excerpts from "Moffit Family" page 382 and 383 of "The Heritage of Randolph County North Carolina Volume 1 1993" LDS call number 975.661 H2h v. 1

"Adam, William, Hugh, James, Charles, John, Robert, Margaret, and Mary came to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from Ireland sometime before 1750. The record is unclear as to whether the parents, Robert and Margaret, came with them or not. They stayed in the Philadelphia area for several years and then five of the brothers moved to the southeast section of what is now Randolph county and the western part of Chatham County, N.C.

William and Charles settled on the waters of Richland Creek in the area where Moffitt's Mill was developed. Moffitt's Mill was for many years a very prosperous and influential area of Randolph County, and many Moffitts from this line became industrialists, mill owners, and successful business people. "


"Adam, William, Hugh, James, Charles, John, Robert, Margaret, and Mary came to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from Ireland.

They stayed in the Philadelphia area for several years and then five of the brothers moved to the southeast section of what is now Randolph county and the western part of Chatham County, N.C.

William and Charles settled on the waters of Richland Creek in the area where Moffitt's Mill was developed. Moffitt's Mill was for many years a very prosperous and influential area of Randolph County, and many Moffitts from this line became industrialists, mill owners, and successful business people. "



◦Note: from NC to GA to SC about 1790

NAME: may be spelled Moffett
!FAMILY RECORDS: Records of Mrs Hazel D. (Mrs. Ralph R.) Anderson, Omaha, NE.
!GENEAL: Hinshaw Encyclopedia of American Quaker Gen. Vol 1, pp 977, 992, 406.
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James Moffitt's Timeline

1734
1734
Donegal, Ireland
1756
1756
Age 22
1765
1765
Age 31
Orange, NC, United States
1767
1767
Age 33
Orange Co., NC
1768
1768
Age 34
Orange Co., NC
1770
1770
Age 36
Orange Co., NC
1771
1771
Age 37
Orange Co., NC
1772
1772
Age 38
Orange Co., NC