John Patrick MOFFATT

Male 1884 - 1955


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  • Name  John Patrick MOFFATT 
    Born  23 Jun 1884  Oil City, Venango, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Died  26 Jun 1955  Oil City, Venango, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  29 Jun 1955  Calvary Cemetery, Oil City, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I2118  Descendants of Tobias KELLY
    Last Modified  27 May 2012 

    Father  Patrick MOFFATT,   b. 10 Feb 1858, Mara Twp. Ontario Co. North, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1949, Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary SCOTT,   b. Abt 1856, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1915, Siverly, Venango Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  04 Jul 1877  Victoria Road, Victoria Co.Bexley Twp. Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID  F331  Group Sheet

    Family  Emma Elizabeth RIQUER,   b. 03 May 1892, Oil City, Cornplanter, Venango, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1976, Anaheim, Orange County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Oct 1909  Oil City, Venango, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Edward James MOFFATT,   b. 12 Feb 1910, Oil City, Cornplanter, Venango, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1968, St, Mary's Hosp., Decatur, Ill. Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Robert Thomas. MOFFATT,   b. 17 Dec 1912, Cornplanter, Venango, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1982, Oswego, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Helen M. MOFFATT,   b. Feb 1916, Cornplanter, Venango, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Mar 1958, St. Vincent Hosp., Erie, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Thomas Arthur MOFFATT,   b. 23 Aug 1925, Oil City, Cornplanter, Venango, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 2000, Anaheim, Orange, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F700  Group Sheet

  • Genealogical Notes 
    • in the 1910 census- Oil City, Penn., John , age 25, married, is listed as a railroad employee, wife Emma, age 17, son Edward 8 months. On his 1918 WW1, draft registration, John Patrick is described as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, black hair- and is still working with the railroad. - In the 1920 census- John P. 30, RR Brakeman, Emma E. 27, Edward L. 9, Robert 7, Helen M. 3.- 1930 census- Brakeman- 45, Emma E. 37, Edward J. 20, Robert T. 17, Helen M. 14, Thomas A. 4 yrs. 7 months. He went on to become a well known Pennsylvania Railroad engineer, he worked with the Railroad for 51 years, prior to his retirement.

      John Patrick appears in the 1936-37, thru to the1948, Polk, Oil City, Directory, residing at Park Ave, Hasson Heights, he is listed as a Conductor for PRR.

      OBIT- Oil City Derrick, -Monday June 27, 1955- John P. Moffatt-Park Avenue, Hasson Heights died at 4:10 p.m. Sunday in his home, Mr. Moffatt was a retired P.R.R. worker. Surviving are his widow, a daughter, three sons, a sister and a brother. The body is at the Reinsel Funeral Home. High mass of requiem will be sung in St. Joseph Church at 9: a.m. Wed. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery..

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] U.S. World War II Draft registration- 1942, Roll-WW2_2139092.
      Born June 23, 1884- Oil City, PA

    2. [S36] World War 1, draft reg, Roll -- 1926742.
      John Patrick Moffatt- born 23 Jun 1884.

    3. [S102] 1900 US Census, Cornplanter, Venango PA.
      John 16

    4. [S6] obituary, Oil City Derick, Mon. June 27, 1955.
      John P. Moffatt, Park Avenue, Hasson Heights, died at 4;10 pm Sunday in his home--... intermernt Wed. Calvary cemetery

    5. [S27] archives of Ont. --marriages, MS932_25 # 010638.
      Patrick Moffatt, 19, of Mara, son of Jeramiah Moffatt & Mary Kelly, married JULY 4, 1877, to Mary Scott, of Carden, daug of John Scott & Ann Havannah witness John Burton & Catherine Yeadon both of Carden. by Rev. Connelly

    6. [S130] Venango County - Marriage Licence, #8787-.
      John Patick Mofffatt, 25, of Oil City, married Emma Elizabeth Rigner, 17, of Oil City , Oct. 16, 1909- at Oil City, PA. by Rt. Rev. P.J. Sheridan.


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