Person:Michael Moyer (8)

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Michael Moyer, of Crab Run
b.27 September 1745 Northampton, Pennsylvania
  • HMichael Moyer, of Crab Run1745 - 1834
m. bef. 1775
  1. Michael Moyer1775 -
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Name Michael Moyer, of Crab Run
Alt Name MIchael Moyers
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 September 1745 Northampton, Pennsylvania
Marriage bef. 1775 to
Death[1] 7 April 1834 Rockingham County, Virginia

Michael Moyer was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:


  • Page 224 - Michael Moyer, 178 acres, Head Spring of Joes Creek in West Gap. Beginning at Weatherholt's corner on Fairfax line. Adjoining Desponet, Burgar. March 1, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 80].


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 224 - Nicholas Weatherholt, 22 acres, Head of West Gap. Adjoining Fairfax line, Michael Moyer. March 1, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 80].
  • Page 15 - Michael Holder, 136 acres, Stony Lick Run. Adjoining John Frazueres, Michael Moyers,l February 8, 1782. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 101].


Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 3, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret., pg. 316:


Moyer, Michael - born 9/27/1745 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania; moved abt. age 7 with father to near Millerstown (later called Woodstock), Shenandoah County, Virginia; entered service in Rockingham County, Virginia, in Virginia regiment; resided there 1833 when Pensioned; affidavit filed there 1834 by Henry Whetzell age 76 he in Revolutionary War service with Michael; County Justice of the Peace then Christian Horn. F-S1807, R1785.


Notes

From "The Moyer families of Crab Run, Northwestern Rockingham County, Virginia", compiled by Vincent Moyer Smith:


Michael Moyer (1745-1834) first arrived in the Crab Run area of Rockingham County, Virginia in about 1768. He married three times and had at least eight children. He died 7 April 1834. Focuses on the descendants of his son, Michael (1775-1834) and Mary Elizabeth or Molly Ott. Michael and Molly had six children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Virginia and North Carolina.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).