Michael Moyer, of Crab Run
- H. Michael Moyer, of Crab Run1745 - 1834
m. bef. 1775
- Michael Moyer1775 -
Facts and Events
Michael Moyer was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
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.
- 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.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).