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Person Page 1,882

Barbara Chestnut1,2,3,4,5,6

born 6 November 1748, died 6 September 1829

Family: William Moffet (born 1738, died 20 January 1794)

Facts and Notes

  • Name:2
  • Burial: Moffatt-Strong-McDill Cemetery, Chester County, South Carolina, USAB4,6
  • Birth: 6 November 1748; IrelandB2,3,4,6
  • Marriage: 1767; William Moffet; IrelandB2,1,7,3
  • Immigration: August 1772; South Carolina, USAB; William and Barbara Chestnut Mophet, with their small son Samuel, sailed from Belfast, Ireland, in August 1772 on the "Mary Jane" and landed in Charleston, South Carolina in October 1772 with a grant from George III of 250 acres of land in Chester County, South Carolina. He is buried in the Moffat-Strong graveyard on Fishing Creek, Hopewell, Chester, South Carolina on a portion of the original land grant.3,4
  • Probate: 14 April 1794; Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; Named by William as his wife in his will.8
  • Residence: 1810; Chester, Chester County, South Carolina, USAB5
  • Death: 6 September 1829; Chester County, South Carolina, USAB3,4,6


  1. [S451], U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, Volume: 76, Application for Hugh Robb Moffett
  2. [S367] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived from an array of materials including pedigree charts, family history articles, querie., Source number: 995.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: MOF, Record for William Maffet
  3. [S366], U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls., Volume: 236, Application for James Albert Woodburn
  4. [S362] Online database, Find A Grave, Barbara Chestnut Moffett memorial page, number 39888140, created by Zoe Tom, 26 Jul 2009; citing gravestone in Moffatt-Strong-McDill Cemetery, Chester, Chester County, South Carolina, USA. ( accessed 12 March 2017)
  5. [S442], 1810 United States Federal Census, Third Census of the United States, 1810. (NARA microfilm publication M252, 71 rolls). Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C., Year: 1810; Census Place: Chester, Chester, South Carolina; Roll: 60; Page: 510; Image: 00276; Family History Library Film: 0181419, Record for Barbara Moffit
  6. [S519], U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Record for Barbara Moffett
  7. [S495], U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, Volume: 76, Application for William Porter Moffet
  8. [S553], South Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1670-1980, South Carolina County, District and Probate Courts., South Carolina Will Transcripts, 1782-1868; Author: Wates, Wylma Anne; Probate Place: Chester, South Carolina, Record for William Moffet