Person:Moses Moore (2)

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Moses Moore
b.January 1730/31
d.09 June 1812 Bath County, Virginia
m. bef. 1731
  1. Moses Moore1730/31 - 1812
  • HMoses Moore1730/31 - 1812
  • WHannah RiskABT 1743 - BEF 1786
m. 18 NOV 1761
  1. John Moore1762 - bef 1823
  2. James Moore1763 - 1791
  3. Margaret Moore1765 -
  4. Moses Moore, Jr.1767 - 1845
  5. Nancy Moore1769 -
  6. Hannah Moore1771 -
  7. Robert Moore, Sr.1772 -
  8. Phoebe Moore1774 -
  9. Jane 'Jennie' Moore1776 -
  10. Rebecca Moore1778 -
  11. Aaron Moore1782 - 1839
  12. Isaac Moore1782 -
  13. William Moore1784 -
m. 1 APR 1786
Facts and Events
Name[1] Moses Moore
Gender Male
Birth? January 1730/31
Marriage 18 NOV 1761 Augusta County, Virginiato Hannah Risk
Marriage 1 APR 1786 Augusta County, Virginato Susan Jean Ewing
Reference Number 3764
Susan Jean Ewing
Alt Marriage 11 APR 1786 Rockbridge County, Virginiato Susan Jean Ewing
Death? 09 June 1812 Bath County, Virginia

Moses Moore was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 449.--18th August, 1767. William Ramsey and Jane ( ) to Moses Moore, £210, 582 acres on Little River of Calfpasture, corner Alex. Dunlop's land. Teste: John Cunningham, Joseph Walker, James Trimble.


Moses Moore, Indian Prisoner

"Moses Moor" is listed in a list of those killed or captured in a list of Indian Attacks of 1755-1758 in Augusta County, VA,
  • April 28th, Moses Moor, at Jackson River, prisoner.

Records of Moses Moore in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 2 - MARRIAGES LICENSES IN AUGUSTA COUNTY. - 1761-- November 18, David Caldwell, Moses Moore. (Note: this license was for Moses' first marriage to Hannah Risk, daughter of John Risk).
  • Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 17, 1762 - (157) Ordered that Michael O'Hara, aged 12, September 1lth last, be bound to Alexander Millroy. Jane Lettimore, servant of Alexr. Stewart. John Stuart, orphan of James Stuart, aged 14, chose Henry Murray his guardian. James Stuart, aged 18, orphan of James Stuart, chose John Hamilton his guardian. Ralph Stuart, aged 15, orphan of James Stuart, chose Robt. Stuart his guardian. Ordered that the following orphans be bound: William Meek to William Warwick, Mary Meek to Andrew Settleton, Martha Meek to James Walker, James Meek to William Wilson, Jane Meek to Moses Moore.
  • Page 165.--19th August, 1765. Margret ( ) Risk. Jr., relict to James Risk. deceased, to John Risk, Jr., £__, 200 acres at foot of Brown Hill in line of Wm. McCutchen's land. Teste: John Risk, John Worick, Moses Moore. Delivered: Jno. Risk, Jr., 19th November, 1770. (Note: Moses Moore's first wife was Hannah Risk, daughter of John Risk, Sr.).
  • Vol. 1 - Moses More vs. Samuel Cloyd.--John Risk was father-in-law of Moses More, 5th February, 1766. Samuel Cloyd had removed, 1767.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1769 (A). - Moses Moore vs. Samuel Cloyd.--Samuel Cloid be pleased for to pay unto John Risk, my father-in-law, that money that you owe me, which is five pound, nine shillings, for I have impowered him for to do for me in my absence for to recover it, or to look after it for me. Given under my hand this fifth day of February and year 1766. (Signed) Moses Moore, Samuel Cloyd. Test, Robert Risk, Martha Risk.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1769 (A). - Moses Moore vs Samuel Cloyd.--Samuel Cloid be pleased for to pay unto John Risk, my father-in-law, that money you owe me, for I have empowered him to act for me in my absence, &c. Dated 5th February, 1766. (Signed) Moses Moore.
  • Vol. 2 - FEE BOOKS OF AUGUSTA COURT - 1771 - page 44, Moses Moore, Borden's Land.
  • Page 403.--21st May, 1771. Robert Risk's bond (with Moses Moore, Danl. Meek) as guardian to James Risk, orphan of James Risk.
  • Vol. 2 - FEE BOOKS OF AUGUSTA COURT - 1774 - page 21, Moses Moore, Greenbrier.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 18, 1774. - (468) Ephraim Richardson and Wm. Martin--road surveyors from Francis Wier's, on Monongahela River, to Thorny Creek, on waters of Greenbrier. John Warwick, Richard Elliott and Ralph Stewart are exempted from working on above road until it is built. William Hadden is ordered to clear from Thorny Creek to Nap's Creek, with tithables living below him on Nap's Creek, and from Alexr. Dunlap's to William Sharp's on Greenbrier. Jacob Warwick, road overseer, from William Warwick's to Back Creek, with tithables from Thomas Cartmell's up Greenbrier to the head and down Nap's Creek to Moses Moore's.
  • Vol. 2 - FEE BOOKS OF AUGUSTA COURT, 1780 - page 77, Moses Moore, Greenbrier.
  • Vol. 1 - OCTOBER 21, 1783. - (132) James Moore, son of Moses Moore, exempted from County levies, being unable to support himself by labor.
  • Page 32.--17th May, 1785. Daniel Joseph and Eve to George Hammer (Hamor), off Rockingham, tract patented to Jacob Darin 3d May, 1780, on drafts of Moffet's Branch. Teste: Moses Moore, John Johnston.
  • Vol. 1 - JUNE 21, 1785. - (132) Moses Moore allowed for one beef furnished for public use.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1786--March 22, Moses Moore and Jane Ewing, daughter of James Ewing; witnesses, Wm. Rankin, Alex. Gibson. (Note: this Marriage Bond was for Moses' second (some say third) marriage to Jane Ewing, daughter of James Ewing).
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage in Augusta County - 1786; By Rev. Saml. Shannon: April 11th, Moses Moore and Jean Ewing.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1788--March 29, John Moore and James Reaugh, surety. John Moore and Margaret Moore, daughter of Moses Moore (consent). Teste: John McCutchan, John Black.
  • Vol. 1 - DISTRICT COURT EXECUTIONS. SEPTEMBER, 1794 (A to J). - List of wolf scalps, beginning 1774: To James Loskey, Joseph Newton, William Porter, Levin Benson, William Rhea, Peter Hoover: 1777, December 16, to John Clemons, George Baxter; 1778, May 21, to Jacob Barrier, Thomas Cartmell, John McEwin, Thomas Mynes, Jonathan Hicklin, Anthony Huston; 1784, November, to John Snider, George Puffenberry, Isaac Mayze. Joseph Newton, Henry Every, Samuel Haws; 1785, March, to John Owfull; November, to Wm. Lansdale, Henry Casebolt, Henry Gragg, Moses Moore, Senior and Junior, and Jacob Elsworth, Wm. Bennett and John Armogast; 1787, December, to Thomas Galfour, Thomas Frennen and Michael Arbecost; 1788, December, to James Brindle and William Nottigam; 1789, December, to John Portlock; and Levin Nicholas; 1790, December, to William Portlock, William M. Jordan and Sylvanus Odle; 1791, December, to Hugh Keenon, Fred Troughbough, Jonathan Inchremiger (?); 1792, December, in all 106,900 pounds tobacco.
  • Vol. 2 - George Poage vs. Dilley--O. S. 271; N. S. 95--Bill, 1812. On 19th November, 1782, orator made two entries in Augusta (now Bath) on head Brown's Creek, one for 100 acres and one for 140 acres; surveys on 15th December, 1785, and patents 25th July, 1800, for 140 acres. Martin Dilly had a conflicting claim under an older patent to Moses Moore. Answer by Martin Dilly, 9th June, 1813: On 3d April, 1809, he bought 120 acres from John Moore in Bath, part of 400 acres. Patented to Moses Moore 16th August, 1787, between Naps Creek and Thorny Creek at a place called Richlands. This patent was in right of settlement by certificate 15th June, 1782. John Moore, Sr., is father-in-law of Martin Dilly. Samuel Waugh deposes, Moses Moore claims by the eadright of Joseph Gregory. John McCutchan petitions, he purchased the land from William Moore, nephew of Moses Moore. Settlement certificate dated 15th June, 1782, for 400 acres settled by Joseph Gregory before 1st January, 1778, signed by Commissioners, viz: Wm. McKee, Robt. Davis, Thomas Adams, Saml. Vance. Levi Moore deposes, in Bath, October, 1817, has known the place called the Richlands 44 years; is said to be distantly related to Moses Moore's family, but does not know how. John Moore, Jr., deposes, in Bath, 13th October, 1817, has known Gregory's improvement 40 years. George Poage has been living there 35 years. Deponent is son of Moses Moore.
References
  1. Kathy Vaughan Brisbin. Brisbin email. (email to Thomas F. Ewing, 10/19/1997).