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Re: Moats in Franklin Co., Pa
Posted by: Loretta Lynn Layman Date: October 22, 2001 at 16:03:17
In Reply to: Re: Moats in Franklin Co., Pa by aj moats fritz of 717

Hi Alice. That's a possibility I've considered. There was a Jacob Moats (1758 - 28 Apr 1842) in Washington County, MD who left a will naming, among others, sons Daniel and John H. We know that Henry named a son Daniel, and I thought maybe John's initial H. stood for Henry and that he was actually our Henry Moats. However, I found John H. Moats later living in Hagerstown with a wife who was not named Catherine. Still, it's a theory to be considered. I just don't know where else to look at this point, but I'll keep thinking about it. Please keep in touch and let me know if you have any other ideas.


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