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Moffet, Duran W. 1870-1947


Posted By: Janet Brown - volunteer (email)
Date: 8/8/2013 at 15:03:45

From the Thursday, February 13, 1947 Hawarden Independent:

Duren Wilson Moffet, former resident of Ireton, who was born Dec. 15, 1870 at Montour, Iowa, the son of Carmelous Corwin and Mary Izora Moffet died at his home near Barney, N. D., Jan. 5 from an illness of a few months with a heart condition suffering several attacks during the past few weeks.

In 1876 his family moved to Sac county, Iowa and in 1882 they moved to Ireton living north of town on the Mrs. Julia Opdahl farm at the time.

He was married to Lillian Harris at Beresford, S.D., April 6, 1883, six children were born. In September, 1902, he and his family moved to Barney where he has since made his home.

Mr. Moffet served on the township board of supervisors for many years and was trustee and treasurer of his church board many years having resigned his treasurer's position a month or so ago on account of ill health.

On April 19, 1931 he was married to Sadie E. Elliott who survives him.

Poster's note: According to family trees on ancestry.com, Mr. Moffet's mother's maiden name was Wilson.


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