Hon. John Moffatt

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Hon. John Moffatt

Birthdate: (95)
Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Death: January 22, 1786 (95)
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Place of Burial: Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Moffatt
Husband of Catherine Moffat
Father of Elizabeth Sherburne; Katharine Whipple; Mehitable Knight; Samuel Cutt Moffatt and John Moffatt

Occupation: Merchant
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About Hon. John Moffatt

From http://www.moffattladd.org/historypeople/themoffatts.html

When John Moffatt (1691-1786) planned the house that his son Samuel and his new bride would occupy, he hoped to create a grand statement of the family's wealth, position, and sophistication. At the age of 70, John Moffatt could look back upon a successful mercantile career He came to America as a ship captain engaged in the timber trade; about 1724 he married a young woman of means named Katharine Cutt (1700-1769), and through trade and land speculation rose to become one of the wealthiest men in the colony Of their five children, four survived--three daughters and one son. In young Samuel rested all of his father's hopes for the future.

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Hon. John Moffatt's Timeline

England, United Kingdom
Age 34
Age 38
Age 43
Age 45
September 1738
Age 47
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States
January 22, 1786
Age 95
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States