Person:Moses Christian (1)

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Moses Bailey Wiskilo'tha "Sharp Shooter" Christian
b.13 May 1794 or 1795 Wythe County, Virginia, USA
Facts and Events
Name Moses Bailey Wiskilo'tha "Sharp Shooter" Christian
Alt Name[3] Mose Christian
Gender Male
Birth? 13 May 1794 or 1795 Wythe County, Virginia, USA
Marriage 29 Jul 1818 Tazewell County, Virginia, USAto Mary Polly Beavers
Census? 1850 Tazewell, Virginia, United States"age 56"
Death? 29 May 1855 Indian Creek, Tazewell County, Virginia, USAage 60


Will extract

Moses Christian. Will probated May `1855. Will Book No. 8, p. 186. Devises his property as follows: To his wife (name not given); to his sons, Mastin, John, Thomas, Samuel and Alexander; to his daughters, Louisa Low and Shone. S1

References
  1.   Harman, John Newton, and George W. L. Bickley. Annals of Tazewell County, Virginia, from 1800 to 1922: in two volumes. (Richmond, Virginia: WC Printing Company, 1922).
  2.   I believe these land grants are for this Moses Christian who lived in Tazewell. User:cthrnvl

    Moses Christian - 6 Aug 1824
    Tazewell County
    149 a. On Indian Creek a branch of Clinch River
    Grants No. 73, p. 317

    Moses Christian - 31 Oct 1848
    Tazewell County
    880 a. On Laurel Creek and Painter branch waters of Indian Creek
    Grants No. 101, p. 95

    Transcribed at this website. [1]
  3. His grandchild Sallie Christian, daughter of John Christian and Clemmie Harman, applied to the Eastern Cherokee in 1908. Application #10464. In her application she spells his name "Mose".
  4.   Moses Christian, (d) May 29, 1855, Tazewell Co, (age) 60, (parents) Louisa Harman, (pob) Tazewell Co, (inf) Polly Christian, wife. (transcribed death records)
  5.   Family tree 1, 2