David Moore, of the Borden Tract
Facts and Events
David Moore was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- There is another contemporary David Moore in early Augusta County that may be confused with this David Moore.
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
David Moore's land (Borden Tract NE, 200 acres, 1754) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009. (Note land of Andrew (200 acres adjoining to the north), Alexander (250 acres adjoining to the west and 200 and 120 acre tracts just to the west) and John Moore (428 acres to the west), all brothers of David).
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 256.--15th May, 1754. Same (From Borden's Executors) to David Moore, son of Andrew Moore. See above. 200 acres cor. Nathaniel Evans in Borden's patent line; cor. Andrew Moore above; cor. Alex Moore. Delivered to Wm., son of David, 4th January, 1788.
Will Extract of David Moore
- Moore, David
- Rockbridge County, Virginia
- Will filed 2 September 1783.
- wife Mary
- sons David, William Moore, Andrew Moore, Samuel Moore
- daughters Isabelle, Sarah, Mary Moore, Jennet Moore
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1749. - David Moore vs. Benjamin Borden.--Bill filed September, 1757, by David to compel conveyance by Benjamin, Jr., of land bought by David of his father, Benjamin, Sr.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST AND PART NOVEMBER, 1752. - Moore et ux. vs. Mitchell et ux--David Moore and Mary, his wife, vs. William Mitchell and Margaret, his wife. Slander. Filed December, 1749.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 21, 1753. - (416) Elizabeth and David Moore, widow and brother of Saml. Moore, Admrs. of Saml.
- Page 478.--21st March, 1753. Elizabeth Moore and David Moore's bond as administrators of Saml. Moore, with sureties Joseph Kennerley, John Moore. (Note: Samuel Moore was the brother of David, as listed in record above).
- Vol. 1 - OCTOBER 25, 1755. - (490) Propositions and grievances: John Hunter for services, wagoning; James Alexander, for patrolling; Wm. Wilson, Wm. Cunningham, Domnick Barrel, Mathew Thompson, John Atkins, Saml. Black, patrolling; John Brown for victualling men patrolling under Cap. David Lewis; Wm. Thompson for patrolling and going on an express; George Caldwell, for patrolling; Robert Poage, for waggoning; Israel Christian, patrolling; Israel Christian, claim of David Moore for provisions provided Cap. David Lewis's Co. of Rangers which provisions were received by Christian.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1758 (A). - McAnally vs. David Moor.--Bond by David Moor, Captain, to pay to Charles McAnally the wages of David Founton, an enlisted man in Moor's Company. 30th January, 1756.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 21, 1759. - (319) Sarah, relict of James Armstrong, summoned to show cause against James's nuncupative will. John Spear and Robert Stuart, added to tithables. David Moore and George Moffett, qualified Captains of Militia. Wm. Canady, qualified Lieut. of Militia. Thomas Gardner and James Cowder, qualified Ensigns of Militia.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1769 (A). - McClenachan vs. Bromley.--Mary, wife of Captain David Moore.
- MARRIAGE: 1779 VIRGINIA, Rockbridge County. John McFarland married Jenny Moore, daughter of David Moore, 1 Apr 1779. Bondsman John Parks. Witness Sam Wilson. [Source: Rockbridge County marriage records book 1779-017].