Facts and Events
William Moore was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 193.--George Henderson and Elizabeth, his wife, to Wm. Moore, 320 acres in Borden tract. Teste: Nathaniel Evins, Wm. Mitchell. Samuel Moore.
Will of William Moore
Rockbridge County, VA Will Book 1, p. 393.
- Wm. Moore's Will
- Son John, the plantation and mulatto slave Reuben, with all household goods.
- Son William, 10 pounds.
- Son Quentin, 10 pounds.
- Son Samuel, 5 shillings.
- Daughter Jane, 5 shillings.
- Daughter Mary, 5 shillings.
- Daughter Margaret, 10 pounds.
- Son John, executor.
- Made 9 August 1791, proven 6 Sep 1791.
Processioning List of 1760
- "Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settler’s lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Page 276.--1760: Processioned in Capt. Moore's Company by John Stephson, Nathaniel Evins: For Nathaniel Evins, for Wm. McCreerey, for Thos. Willson, for John Stevenson, for John McClung, for Wm. McClung, for Alex. Moore, for Adam Reed, for Wm. Hays, for Wm. Paris, for Thomas Bard, for John Cunningham, for Mathew Huston, for John Mountgumery, for Wm. Moore, for Wm. Lockridge, for Thomas Boyd, for John Boyd, for Thomas Hill, for Robert Ware (Wire), for Wm. Hays, for Wm. Beard, for Wm. Wardlaw, for Andrew Steel, for James Steel, for Joseph Kennedy, for John Lowry, for Samuel Huston, for James Eakins, for John Hanly, for John Logan, for Alex. Logan, for Alex. McNutt, for James McNutt, for John Rosman, for Andrew Dunkin, for John Wardlaw, for Wm. McCanless, for James Cowdan, for John Moore.
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