Person:Dominick Moran (3)

Dominick Moran
  • HDominick Moran1734 -
  • WSarah Arnoldabt 1727 - aft 1758
m. abt. 1756
  • HDominick Moran1734 -
  • W.  Elizabeth (add)
m. bef. 1780
Facts and Events
Name Dominick Moran
Alt Name Dominick Morrin
Alt Name Dominick Morren
Alt Name Dominick McMourn
Unknown Dominick McMorrin
Gender Male
Birth? 1734
Marriage abt. 1756 Virginiato Sarah Arnold
Marriage bef. 1780 to Elizabeth (add)
Other? 1787 Dominick McMoran listed on Tax List in Washington County, Virginia
Will[1][2] Mar 2 1802 Davidson, Tennessee, United StatesDominick McMorrin's last will and testament.

Dominick Moran was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Dominick Moran's land (Borden MW, 150 acres, 1763) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 274.--15th April, 1763. Borden's executors to Dominick Morin (Morrin), £10, 150 acres, part of 92,100; corner Samuel Davison; Jacob Anderson's line; another of Davis' line; corner Andrew Fitzpatrick.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Dominic Moran, March 1756 (Enlisted), King George (Place of Enlistment), 22 (Age), 5'1" (Height), planter (trade), Virginia, brown, black hair, small. (Listed in Capt. Harry Wodward's Company, 13 July 1756). [Source: "Virginia's Colonial Soldiers", Bockstruck, pg. 82].
  • Page 330.--30th May, 1765. Borden's executors to Andrew Fitzpatrick, £20, 150 acres, part of 92,100; corner Domnick Morren, on John Kirk's line. Teste: Samuel and James McDowell, Wm. Davis.
  • 1772 - Dominic Moran was listed in the estate records of David Dryden. [Augusta County Will Book 5, pg. 529].
  • Page 527.--19th August, 1777. David Dryden's estate settled by Samuel Lyle--1773, March 2, paid John McCollom, Jr.; legacies paid August 27th, to James Dryden, Elliner Dryden, Thomas Dryden, Nathan Dryden, Wm. Dryden, Dorothy Dryden, David Dryden; 1772, September 10th, received from Thomas Leekey; October 31st, Mathew Elder; 1776, August 27th, Dominick Moran.
  • Vol. 2 - Dunn vs. Pandall and West--O. S. 249; N. S. 87--In 1794, Levi Dunn (orator) bought 150 acres in Rockbridge from James Dougherty by deed recorded there, part of Borden's 92,100. James bought from Dominick McKann in 1778, who had a deed from Borden's executors in 1763. Andrew Fitzpatrick resided on the land in 1745, as shown by depositions of John McClung and William McCampbell, two of the oldest and most respectable of early inhabitants of Borden's grant. Andrew sold to Dominick McMourn. On 7th February, 1806, orator sold to Gabriel Pendal (Pandel). Deed, 8th September, 1780, by Dominick Moran and Elizabeth of Rockbridge, to James Dougherty, 150 acres. Recorded in Rockbridge, 3d April, 1781. (This name is endorsed McMourn. In the deed from Borden it is "Moren.")
  • Vol. 2 - Page 137--Capt. Wm. Lyle deposes, 15th August, 1811, Fitzpatrick sold to Dominick Moren or McMoren about 1760. Deponent is in 59th year and when very young was at Fitzpatrick's house (a shoemaker), who lived 2 miles from deponent's father. Deponent has resided in the grant from his infancy.
  • Vol. 2 - Page ___--John McClung deposes, 6th of September, 1811, he came to Borden's grant in 1745. Dominict Moren and Andrew Fitzpatrick lived on the land. Is in eightieth year.
  1. Will Books, 1784-1836, Davidson County, Tennessee, in Last will and testament of Dominick McMorrin, page 230, 2 Mar 1802.

    Tennessee County, District and Probate Courts. Will Books, 1784-1836, Davidson County, Tennessee; Author: Tennessee State Library and Archives (Nashville, Tennessee); Probate Place: Davidson, Tennessee

  2. He left all his household goods, half his stock of cattle, hogs and horses, and half of a $300 note owed him to his daughter, Elizabeth McMorrin. He left his all his land to his son William and the other half of the stock and note. He gave 25 cents to his son John. He must have had another daughter not named because if left his son-in-law James Frame 25 cents.