Person:Levi Moore (7)

Levi Moore, of Knapps Creek
b.1733 Ireland
d.29 April 1788 Bath County, Virginia
  • HLevi Moore, of Knapps Creek1733 - 1788
  • WSusannah Cristest 1745-1755 -
m. 1768
  1. Hannah Moorebet 1773-1776 - 1849
  2. Sarah Moorebef 1777 -
  3. Levi Moore, Jr.ABT 1778 - ABT 1828
  4. Mary Moorebef 1781 -
Facts and Events
Name Levi Moore, of Knapps Creek
Gender Male
Birth? 1733 Ireland
Marriage 1768 Pennsylvaniato Susannah Crist
Death? 29 April 1788 Bath County, Virginia[Pocahontas County was formed from parts of Bath, Pendleton and Randolph Counties in 1821]

Levi Moore, Sr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:

  • Levi Moore - Augusta County 500 acres Naps Creek 1783. [Source: "Sims Index to West Virginia Land Grants"].

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - 1781-2. - Petition for road from Levi Moore's, on Nap Creek, to Back Creek and up the Back Creek from William Green's to Crab Bottom, on head of South Branch Potomac. George Hoff, Ebrthe. Browner, Isaac Gum, Ebraham Ingram, James Patton, Peter Robertson, John Robertson, Back Calleway, James Dunwoddy, William Dunwoddy, John Slavens, Ruben Slavens, William Slavens, Esiah Slavens, Bige Warrin, John Waid, Leonard Waids, John Denston, William Green, John Townsend, James Townsend, Hezekiah Stout, Ephram Bates, James McClaughlin.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 22, 1782. - (385) Levi Moore, George Hole and John Deniston to mark a road from Levi Moore's on Naps Creek to Back Creek, from William Green's to Crab Bottom on head of South Branch of Potomac.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1782 (C). - Thomas Jervis and Elizabeth, his wife, vs. Levy Moore and Susanna, his wife.--Case writ, 19th July, 1781.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1786 (C). - Ann Warwick, infant, by John Warwick, her next friend, vs. Mary Moor, daughter of Levy Moor.--Case writ, 19th July, 1781.


From "Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County", p. 284:
Levi Moore first settled in Pennsylvania and moved to Pocahontas and Bath Counties, Frost community, before the Revolution, when children nearly grown. Page 284-289 describes the land transaction regarding his 575 acres on the headwaters of Knapps Creek; the papers are signed by James Madison, then Governor of Virginia, later President of the United States.