Person:John Moore (265)

m. bef 1768
  1. John Mooreabt 1768 - 1786
  2. James Moore, "The Captive"1770 - 1851
  3. Jane Mooreabt 1771 - abt 1786
  4. Joseph Mooreabt 1773 -
  5. Mary "Polly" Moore, "The Little Captive"abt 1778 - 1824
  6. Rebecca Mooreabt 1780 - 1786
  7. Alexander Mooreabt 1782 - 1786
  8. William Mooreabt 1784 - 1786
  9. Margaret "Peggy" Mooreabt 1786 - 1786
Facts and Events
Name John Moore
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 1768 Rockbridge, Virginia, United States[est based on birthyear of brother James]
Death[1] 14 Jul 1786 Abbs Valley, Tazewell, Virginia, United Statesage abt 18 - captured and killed by Shawnee Indians
Burial[1] Tazewell, Virginia, United States[most likely buried at site of the massacre]


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Research Notes

  • White 1 lists John as Captain Moore's eldest son and indicates that he may have been disabled. She states that the Indians perceived "that John Moore was a weak boy in body and mind, and unable to travel, they killed him the first day."
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 John Moore, in White, Emma Siggins. Genealogy of the descendants of John Walker of Wigton, Scotland: with records of a few allied families, also war records and some fragmentary notes pertaining to the history of Virginia, 1600-1902. (Kansas City, Missouri: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1902), p 145.

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