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John S. Moffat

lives of Robert and Mary Moffat.

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Published by Unwin .
Written in English

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  • Moffat, Mary.,
  • Moffat, Robert.

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    Pagination468p.
    Number of Pages468
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    Open LibraryOL13692887M

    Robert Moffat: African Missionary Pioneer Author: Bernard R. DeRemer. Robert Moffat (), born in East Lothian, Scotland, showed religious inclinations from, a very early age. His formal education was meager (until , he was employed as a gardener), but after his .   Robert Wilson "R. W." Moffett, 89, of "Chapel Hill," Staunton, died Thursday, , following an extraordinary life, the central theme of which is his marriage of 60 years to Margaret.   Even less well known is his wife Mary. As I read about the work of the Moffats I was keen to learn more about Mary Moffat and I tracked down a book written in the late 's called Heroines of the Mission Field, by Emma Raymond Pitman. Mary Moffat was born in near Manchester, England.


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Close by is the Hall, with its great yew-tree, one of the finest in Scotland, so closely bound up with the memory of John Knox and of Wishart; and from the Old Hall - part of which still stands Author: John S.

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London: T.F. Unwin, Full text of "The lives of Robert and Mary Moffat" See other formats. Robert Moffat sitting under an almond tree at Kuruman with his wife and eldest daughter Mary. (National Portrait Gallery, London) Robert Moffat (21 December – 9 August ) was a Scottish Congregationalist missionary to Africa, father-in-law of David Livingstone, and Born: 21 DecemberOrmiston, East Lothian, Scotland.

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(John Smith). Robert Moffat is the author of Missionary Labours and Scenes in Southern Africa ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review), The Lives of Robert & Mary Moffat /5. to be a most interesting book, and one that may be read with abundant pleasure and lives of Robert and Mary Moffat.

book. The lives of Robert and Mary Moffat offer examples of noble courage and self-devotion which it would be difficult to match, and, perhaps, impossible to surpass.

That Robert Moffat possessed these qualities every one must be aware; but of his wife less is known. Buy The Lives of Robert & Mary Moffat (Classic Reprint) by Moffat, John S. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John S.

Moffat. Moffat, Robert () Pioneer missionary and linguist in southern Africa. Moffat grew up in central Scotland, but in he moved to England, where he began to work for James Smith, a pious Scottish merchant in Manchester. Smith’s daughter Mary would later join Moffat in South Africa as his wife.

Robert Moffat has 30 books on Goodreads with 19 ratings. Robert Moffat’s most popular book is Missionary Labours and Scenes in Southern Africa. Robert Moffat stayed at the estate several times.

It had substantial landscaping and gardens. Miss Wilson used them as a subject of her paintings. Further reading. Moffat, John Smith, Robert Moffat and Mary Moffat. The Lives of Robert and Mary Moffat. p Armstrong (). Ross, David R.

On the Trail of Bonnie Prince Charlie. Edinburgh. Robert and Mary Moffat were among the first to recognize this. In the largest sense they gave their lives to Africa, willingly spending their lives in the humblest kinds of service that they might permanently uplift the people.

Robert Moffat was a Scotch lad, the son of poor parents. Robert Moffat sitting under an almond tree at Kuruman with his wife and eldest daughter Mary. (National Portrait Gallery, London) Robert Moffat (21 December – 9 August ) was a Scottish Congregationalist missionary to Africa, father-in-law of David Livingstone, and first translator of.

His oldest daughter Mary, married David Livingstone. When I think of Robert Moffat, I am rightly reminded of the Scripture in Zechariahwhich witnesses, "For who hath despised the day of small things?" It seemed a small thing to some godly men in a southern Scotland church when a boy about four years old, from a home of poor but pious.

The Lives of Robert and Mary Moffat. While David Livingstone was discovering worlds unknown in the mysterious depths of central Africa, Robert Moffat was performing a wonderful exploit of his own down in his study at Kuruman hoping, before he died, to give 5/5(1).

Robert Moffat and his wife, also Mary, had green fingers to support their evangelical sowing of seeds among the Tswana people, and when they. In writing this brief sketch of the life of the Rev. Moffat, the author has been much indebted to those who have trodden the path before him; especially to the two well-known works, “Robert and Mary Moffat,” by their son John S.

Moffat, and to Robert Moffat’s own book. The Lives of Robert and Mary Moffat - John S Moffat John Moffat was the son of Robert and Mary Moffat. His sister married that intrepid explorer Dr David Livingstone. In this book he covers his parent's lives with the Griquas at Griqua Town - long before they moved to Nomansland.

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The Moffats’ children included Mary (), who married the missionary David Livingstone () inand John Smith Moffat (), also an LMS missionary in southern Africa, who published The Lives of Robert and Mary Moffat (). See also: Robert Moffat, Missionary Labours and Scenes in Southern Africa ( and.

Robert Moffat, (born Dec. 21,Ormiston, East Lothian, Scot.—died Aug. 9,Leigh, Kent, Eng.), Scottish missionary to Africa and Bible translator, who was known for his efforts to improve local living standards in Africa. He was also the father-in-law of the missionary and explorer David Livingstone (–73).

With little training, Moffat was assigned in by the London. Robert și Mary Moffat au avut 10 copii: Mary (care s-a căsătorit cu David Livingston), Ann, Robert (care a murit când era mic), Robert (care a murit la vârsta de 36 de ani, lăsând-o incompletă, dar publicată, lucrare în limba Setswana), Helen, Elizabeth (care la fel a Cetățenie: Regatul Unit al Marii Britanii și Irlandei.

InRobert Moffat and his wife left the Cape and proceeded to Griquatown, where their daughter Mary Moffat was born. The family later settled at Kuruman to the West of the Vaal River among the Bechuana tribes.

Here they lived and worked passionately. Lantern Slide - Almond Tree at Kuruman, Life & Work of Dr David Livingstone, circaLantern Slide depicting Mary Livingstone (nee Moffat), Robert Moffat and Mary Moffat under the almond tree in their garden at the Kuruman Mission Station.

Moffat died peacefully at Leigh on 8 Aug.and was buried at Norwood cemetery beside the remains of his wife. A monument was erected to his memory at Ormiston, his birthplace in East Lothian. Moffat's eldest son Robert, and his daughter, Mrs. Livingstone, both died in Mary Moffat ( - ) Mary Moffat was born Mary Smith at Plantation Farm (then Dukinfield Nurseries) alongside the then unfinished Peak Forest Canal in She was the daughter of John Smith, a prosperous nursery gardener, and Mary Gray.

In Mary met her future husband, Dr Robert Moffat, who had moved into the area from Scotland. MOFFAT, ROBERT (–), Scottish Congregationalist missionary to Africa, was born at Ormiston, Haddingtonshire, on the 21st of Decemberof humble parentage. He began as a gardener, but inwhen employed at High Leigh in Cheshire, offered himself to the London Missionary Society, and in was sent out to South Africa.

Robert Moffat (–), Scottish missionary to Africa, would have been bewildered by such attitudes. Moffat dedicated his life to bringing the gospel to the Bechuana tribes of South Africa.

Much of that time was spent in translating the entire Old and New Testaments into. From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: Mary Moffatt, (Mrs David Livingstone). Daughter of Rev. Robert Moffat. Married Dr. Livingstone at Kuruman in Lived in Parents: Robert Moffat.

For example, William Carey (to India), David Brainerd (to the native Americans), John Elliot, Henry Martyn, Alexander Duff, Robert and Mary Moffat (to South Africa), J. Hudson Taylor (to China). The list goes on. John Calvin, speaking of the gospel, said in Robert Moffat () was a Scottish pioneer missionary to South Africa who arrived in Cape Town in He opened mission stations in the interior, translated the Bible into the language of the Bechuanas, and wrote two missionary books on South Africa: Labors and Scenes in South Africa and Rivers of Water in a Dry en: Mary Moffat Livingstone.

Title: Robert Moffat - Reviewed by Admin on Jul 3Rating: Robert Moffat, missionary was born on 21 December His father was a custom house officer; the family of his mother, Ann Gardiner, had lived for several generations at Ormiston. Inthe Moffat’s moved to Portsay, near Banff, and in to Carronshore, nearFalkirk.

Robert Moffat is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Robert Moffat and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. Read story Robert Moffat The Missionary Hero of Kuruman by gutenberg with reads. deane, gutenberg, david. ROBERT MOFFAT *** Produced by Juliet Sutherland.

item 8 the lives of robert & mary moffat by john s. moffat - t. fisher unwin - h/b 8 - the lives of robert & mary moffat by john s. moffat - t. fisher unwin - h/b $ +$ shipping.Moffat. Origins of the clan. The Moffats are an ancient Borders family who were influential and powerful as far back as the time of Sir William ancestor of the Moffats most likely gave their name to the town of Moffat in origin of the name itself is thought to be Norse.John Smith Moffat () Lives of Robert and Mary Moffat London: T.

Fisher Unwin. Dutiful account that is also packed full of extracts from letters and so is an extremely useful source for the Moffat parents.