Elizabeth (Bess) Moggach (1904 - 1994)

Born: Elizabeth Moggach | Nickname: Bess
B: 21 September 1904 at Anderson's Wards, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
D: 11 December 1994 at Keith, Banffshire, Scotland
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Biography

Elizabeth (Bess) Moggach was born on 21 September 1904 at Anderson's Wards in the parish of Grange in Banffshire, Scotland. She was the sixth child of Alexander Moggach (1855-1940) and the fifth child of Alexander's second wife, Jane (Jeannie) Gordon (1876-1950). Bess was unmarried. After the death of her parents she continued to run Sillyearn Farm with her unmarried brother, Robert Henderson (Bob) Moggach (1919-1991) until some point before 1960, when they moved to a house in the local area. Bess died on 11 December 1994 at the age of 90 years. Her death was registered in the Keith Registration District and she is buried with her brother, Bob, at Grange Cemetery.

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Life events

Date Age Event and location Note
21 Sep 1904 - Birth
Anderson's Wards, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
1
1911 6 Residence
Anderson's Wards, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
2
10 Dec 1940 36 Death of father, Alexander Moggach
Sillyearn Home Farm, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
3
1950 45 Residence
Sillyearn Home Farm, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
4
1 May 1950 45 Death of mother, Jane (Jeannie) Gordon
Sillyearn Home Farm, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
5
1955 50 Residence
Sillyearn Home Farm, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
6
1960 55 Residence
6 Balloch View, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
7
11 Dec 1994 90 Death
Keith, Banffshire, Scotland
8
aft. 12 Dec 1994   Burial
Grange Cemetery, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
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Footnotes

  1. Birth record on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, ELIZABETH; sex: F; born: 1904; ref: 156/ 29 Grange (Banff)
  2. 1911 census on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, ELIZABETH; census: 1911; sex: F; age: 6; ref: 156/ 1/ 3 Grange Banff.
  3. Cause of death: Senile decay, with myocarial degeration and heart failure. | Source: Death record on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, ALEXANDER; age: 85; died: 1940; ref: 156/ 10 Grange (Banff).
  4. Register of Electors, Parliamentary Constituency of Banff, Qualifying date: 1st December 1949. Page 252.
  5. Death record on ScotlandsPeople: GORDON, JANE; age: 73; died: 1950; ref: 156/ 2 Grange.
  6. Register of Electors, Parliamentary Constituency of Banff, Qualifying date: 10th October 1954, page 287.
  7. Register of Electors, County of Banff, Aberdeen 15th February 1960, page 276.
  8. ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, ELIZABETH; age: 90; mother: GORDON; died: 1994; 295/ 68 Keith.
  9. Gravestone photograph on Findagrave.com at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/200676998/.