Facts and Events
Reuben Moore was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- Rockingham County, Virginia
- Will Abstract - Reuben Moore; August 1807. [poss. s/b "1801?]
- Wife Phebe, exr. "Her three daughters, Elizabeth, ____, Sarah".
- Son Thomas.
- To son Reuben all of the plantation purchased of David Harnet.
- My daughter Elizabeth Walton.
- My daughter Ann.
- Wife Phebe exr. with John Moore and Thos. Moore Sen.
- Disposed of much land, many slaves, &c.
- Witnesses: Jacob Pirkey, Solomon Kingree, Josiah Harriaon.
- Proved November 1803 (?) :[Source: "Virginia Valley records : genealogical and historical materials of Rockingham County, Virginia, and related regions, pg. 423].
Records of Reuben Moore in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Harnett vs. Moore--O. S. 267; N. S. 94--Bill of Revivor, 25th October, 1805. Orator is David Harnet, who sold land in Rockingham to Reuben Moore. Part of consideration was that Reuben should support David's wife, Anne Harnet. Ann is now dead. Reuben is also dead, leaving wife Phebe, who with Walton More, administered. Original bill by Ann Harnet (by John Harrison, next friend), wife of David Harnet. David has determined to live in New Jersey. Bill for maintenance. John Harrison, aged 54, deposes, in Rockingham, 30th September, 1815 (David is dead), deponent filed bill as next friend in 1802. Ann was sister of Reuben Harrison, father of deponent. Ann died 9th August, 1805, at John's House. Mrs. Polly Sprinkle deposes in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1810. Richard Weeks and Susanna depose, 1810, in New Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. Thomas Moore deposes, brother of Reuben. They had an uncle, Reuben Moore. Was Ann their aunt? John Walton deposes, June, 1810, in New Market, was employed by Reuben Moore 1800-1802.
- Vol. 2 - Dunkanson vs. Moore--O. S. 158; N. S. 56--Bill, 31st August, 1804. Complainants are, viz: Thomas Dunkenson and Lucretia, his wife, daughter of Thomas Moore, of Rockingham. Thomas Moore died intestate; left widow, Phebe, and children, viz: Thomas, John, Reuben, and oratrix. Reuben is dead. Defendants are, viz: Thomas, John and Phebe Moore, Moses Walton and Elizabeth, his wife, one of the children and heirs of Reuben Moore, deceased. Thomas, Reuben and Sarah and Ann Moore, infants and orphans of Reuben and Phebe Moore, widow and relict of Reuben. David Harnett was uncle of Reuben; had married Reuben's aunt. Obediah Layton, aged 60 years, deposes 1800. Jacob Rambo deposes in Shenandoah. Thomas Loker's wife was half-sister to Thomas Dunkenson.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970.
U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
Name: Captain Reuben Moore
SAR Membership: 65387
Birth Date: 10 Jun 1755
Birth Place: Augusta, Virginia
Death Date: 6 Aug 1803
Death Place: Rockingham, Virginia
Spouse: Pheobe Harrison Moore
Children: Elizabeth Moore