Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Henry Moore

Male 1665 - 1736  (70 years)


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  • Name Henry Moore 
    Born 3 Oct 1665  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Feb 1735/36  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003009  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Henry Moore,   b. 1636, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 9 May 1673, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Moore,   b. Bef 1646, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1690, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years) 
    Married 1662  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Smallwood,   b. Aft 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 11 Sep 1744, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 62 years) 
    Married Aft 1693  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Moore,   b. Abt 1695, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Charity Moore,   b. Abt 1697
     3. Anne Moore,   b. Abt 1699, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Moore,   b. Abt 1700, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1769, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     5. Elizabeth Moore,   b. Abt 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Hester Moore,   b. Abt 1714, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)
     7. Henry Moore,   b. Abt 1719, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1773, Colchester, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     8. Benedictor Moore,   b. Aft 1725, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1812, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 85 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F02288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Moore, Henry, s/o Henry and Elizabeth Moore, b. 3 Oct 1665
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      Moor, Henry, Prince George's County, 17th Mch., 1732-3; 17th Feb., 1735-6.
      To wife Sarah, dwelling plantation and certain personalty during widowhood.
      To daus. Sarah, Esther, Charity, Anne Davis and Benedicto, personalty.
      To dau. Elizabeth and hrs., 100 A. of dwelling plantation lying on W. side of St. Thomas' Run.
      To son William, 12 d.
      To son Henry, ex., and hrs', dwelling plantation and tract belonging thereto, 200 A. "'Moor's Chance," all titles of land hereafter discovered to be testator's; and personalty. Sd. son to live with his mother until 21 yrs. of age if she remains a widow, otherwise to care of Merallius Little John, guardian, until 18 yrs. of age. Should sd. son die during his minority or without issue his portion to be divided between dau. Charity and rest of dau.'s child.; sd. son and Meralus Little John to acknowledge my Lord's right of 200 A. of escheat land to Thomas Smallwood or his hrs., formerly called "Wheller's Choice," now "Moor's Rest;" son Henry to have one year's schooling.
      Test: Henry Ward, John Ward, James Simpson.
      2nd Feb., 1735-6, widow claims her thirds. 21. 509.
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      Mr. Henry Moore 21.341 PG 174.19.1 Apr 9 1736 May 26 1736
      Appraisers: Zephaniah Wade, Richard Tubman.
      Next of kin: Henry Moore, Hester Maalee.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Mrs. Sarah Moore.
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      Henry Moor 14.408 A PG 174.19.l 17.8.11 Sep 2 1737
      Payments to: Marsilass Littlejohn, Dr. Gust. Brown, Edward Neal.
      Heir: Henry Moor.
      Executrix: Mrs. Sarah Moor on behalf of Henry Moor (minor).
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      Thomas Moore 20.184 A CH Mar 4 1700
      Received from: Capt. John Bayne, Dorothy Graves, Patrick Anderson, Francis Hanby.
      Payments to: Kenelme Cheseldyne, Esq., Peter Mackmilion.
      Administrator: Henry Moore.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Aug. 13, 1684-Sep. 9, 1684 - Nicholas Swinborne demands a writ of subpoena for Henry Moore and William Wells to testify in the case, Nicholas Swinborne vs. William Tayler in an action of replevin. Sheriff's return: Summoned Wells. (Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber K, p. 428.)
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      John Ward 17.3 I CH May 15 1698
      Appraisers: Henry Moore, John Clement.
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber L, Page 139
      25 Dec 1685; Indenture from Henry Moore, planter, to Jno. Boyer (Boyce), planter; 100 acres of a tract of land of 200 acres called Maismore left by will of "my dec'd father Henry Moore" to be equally divided between Henry Moore and Elizabeth Moore; /s/ Henry Moore (mark); Wm. Theobalds, Chriso. Farmer (mark)
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber M, Page 31
      7 Dec 1685; Indenture from James Barrett and Elizabeth his wife, and Henry Moore, to Joseph Cornall, planter; for 4,000# tobacco a tract called Moore's Fishing Place; bounded by Howland, Hopewell and Obrian's tract; on south side of Mattawoman Creek; containing 234 acres; /s/ James Barrett (mark), Elizabeth Barrett, Henry Moor (mark); wit. Clebome Lomax, Thos. Whickaley, Rando. Brandt
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber N, Page 310
      10 Jan 1687; Indenture from Henry Moore, planter, to Henry Hawkins, Gent.; for 4,800# tobacco; a parcel called Moore's Folly; bounded by Oversee's Swamp, land of Capt. Wm. Lowe's; containing 50 acres; /s/ Henry Moore (mark); wit. Wm. Smith, Cleborne Lomax, Edw. Porter
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber R, Page 3
      16 May 1690; Henry Moore had acknowledged moiety of Maismore sold by William Boyden & Elizabeth Boyden alias Moore, relict of Henry Moore, deed, to Thomas Gibson; /s/ Philip Lynes; wit. Ignatius Wheeler, James Barrett (mark)
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber R, Page 277
      10 Nov 1691; Indenture from Henry Moore, son and heir of Henry Moore, dec'd, to Robert Smallpage, planter; for 6,000# tobacco; a tract called Maismire; bounded by Daniel Mathena, Mattawoman Creek, and George Howe; containing 200 acres; /s/ Henry Moore (mark); wit. Joshuah Graves, John Godshall, Edward Till
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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 243: Indenture, 18 Mar 1708
      From: William Benson, planter of Charles County and his wife, Catherine
      To Henry More, planter of Charles County
      For 6,000 pounds of tobacco a 275 acre tract of land called Wards Wheele on the east side of the Piscataway River; said in the patent to be in Charles County, but now in Prince George's Co.; bounded by St. Thomas Runn; granted formerly to John Ward and last in possession of William Benson and Cathrine his wife.
      Signed: Will'm Benson (mark) and Cathrine Benson (mark)
      Witnessed: Phil Hoskins, Job. Dodson and Jon. Landers
      Acknowledgement: 8 Mar 1708 Charles County acknowledges in Court the alienation by Edward Howard of the sum of 7s
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 94
      Recorded at request of John Sanders of Chingomuxon:
      10 Mar 1707; Indenture from Henry More, planter, to John Sanders, planter; for 14,500#; a parcel of land called Whittland on the north side of Piscataway River; containing 400 acres; /s/ Henry More; wit _ Dent, Richard Edgar; ack. by Henry More and Sarah his wife 10 Mar 1707
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 66
      Recorded at request of Walter Story:
      26 May 1707; Indenture from Richard Morris, planter, to Walter Story, Gent.; for 8,000# tobacco; part of a tract called Bergen Up Zoome in William and Mary Parish; the whole tract being bound by certificate dated 4 Apr 1707; containing 310 acres; now called Area Together; /s/ Richard Morris; wit. Henry Moore, _ Hanson; 20 Sep 1707 Richard Morrise ack. Deed
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 341 - 343
      Petition of Walter Pye of Charles Co. on behalf of his brother, Charles Pye:
      Memorandum from Charles, Lord Baltimore, to the justices regarding boundaries of two parcels of land called Cornwallis Neck [?Cornwallis]:
      Deposition of Henry Barns, age ca 52; mentions Charles Pye and Matthew Sanders 26 years ago, Mattawoman Neck and Richard Nelson
      Deposition of John Clemens, age ca 49; mentions ca 26 years ago Charles Pye, Matthew Sanders, Thomas Plunkett and Richard Nelson
      Deposition of John Coffer, age ca 63; mentions ca 26 years ago Charles Pye, Henry Barns, William Noble, Thomas Plunkett and Matthew Sanders
      Deposition of John Gardiner, age ca 76; mentions Richard Nelson, Mr. Pye and Indian Town
      Deposition of Henry Moore, age ca 64; mentions Richard Nelson, Mr. Pye, Matthew Sanders, Richard Edgar, John Mason, leave for part of Cornwallis Neck
      Deposition of John Coffer, Jr., age ca 34; mentions Richard Nelson, Cornwallis Neck
      /s/ George Noble, John Stoddert, Pet. Dent, Thos. Marshall Enrolled 28 Nov 1728
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 566
      Special Petition of Henry Moore 4th Tues. Nov last:
      Charles, Lord Baltimore, to George Noble, Peter Dent, John Beale, Jr. and Henry Massey, Gent; regarding bounds of Ward's Wheel; depositions follow:
      Deposition of George Britt, age ca 43; Ward's Wheele was run out by Luke Gardiner in order to be divided between Catherine Benson, wife of William Benson, and Henry Ward in 1704
      Deposition of Walter Winters, age ca 58; mentions John Ward and Henry Ward 30 years ago
      Deposition of John Ward, age ca 65; mentions 40 odd years ago his father John Ward and William Taylor; 25 years ago George Britt and Luke Gardiner; also Richard Jones, Henry Ward and Henry Moore
      Deposition of James Simpson, age ca 50; mentions John Ward and Henry Ward last year; also Richard Tubman
      Deposition of John Elborough, age ca 29; mentions James Simpson, Mattawoman and St. Thomas Run
      Deposition of Richard Tubman, age ca 30; mentions sd. Simpson and Elborough
      Deposition of John Dimpsy, age ca 52; mentions 3 years ago John Ward and his brother Henry Ward and Henry Moore, and John Edgar's Quarter
      Enrolled 26 Mar 1730
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 66
      Special petition of John Edgar 4th Tues of Mar last to justices: From Charles, Lord Baltimore to George Noble, Peter Dent, John Beall & Henry Massey, Gent; regarding bounds of The Horsepenn; depositions follow:
      John Ward, age ca 64-66; gives oath regarding The Horsepen now in possession of John Edgar; mentions his father, John Ward, Sr., dec'd, his Pamunkey land; states he and George Britt got warrant of Col. Darnall for 200 acres and after Britt died he and the widow Britt executed sd. warrant on the land where Henry Ward and Henry Moore now live
      John Clemens, age ca 50; declares 15 years ago he built the first house on Edgar's land called Horsepenn; mentions Ward's Wheel, Henry Ward's plantation, Weetawick's Branch
      John Franklin, age ca 59; mentions Henry Moore 19 years ago, Weetawick's Branch, John Ward's land called Ward's Wheel
      John Gardiner, age ca 72; mentions he has known Mattawoman 40 years then called St. Thomas' Fresh; mentions Old Indian Field
      George Noble, commissioner; mentions Henry Ward, Ward's Wheel and William Benson
      Francis Pain, age 29 years; mentions Henry Ward, Ward's Wheel; also John Saunders whose dau. was Henry Ward's wife
      Henry Barnes, age ca 54; 20-30 years ago John Ward, Thomas Plunkett, widow Britt and Luke Gardiner, the surveyors; also mentions his father, Pamunkey, Old Indian Field
      Henry Ward, age ca 54; mentions James Stoddert 7 years ago, Ward's Wheel, Henry Moore
      Henry Moore, age ca 67; mentions 8-9 years ago he took up a piece of 200 acres of Moore's Chance; mentions Mr. Stoddert, surveyor, Edgar's land called The Horsepenn, John Ward, Jos. Manning, Henry Ward and Ward's Wheel; 3 Aug 1730
      Enrolled 26 Aug 1730
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber X#2, 1743-1744; Page 153.
      At the request of Henry Moore of CC, the following deed was recorded on Sep 11, 1744.
      I, Sarah Moore of CC, relict of Henry Moore, for the natural love I have for my son, Henry Moore, and for 10,000 lbs tobacco, and for divers other good causes, I have given sd Henry all my personal estate. In the name of seizin and possession, I have delivered to sd Henry one Negro man named Peter. Signed Mar 24, 1743/4 - Sarah (S her mark) Moore. Wit - Wm Winter, Daniel Bryant (Bryan).
      Sep 11, 1744. Then came William Winters and Daniel Bryan, the 2 witnesses, and made oath that they saw the within Sarah Moore, now deceased, subscribe the said instrument of writing. Signed - Gustavus Brown, Thos Stone.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber X#2, 1743-1744; Page 153. At the request of Henry Moore, the following receipt was recorded on Sep 11, 1744.
      Received of Henry Moore, 10,000 lbs tobacco, being in full of all accounts. Signed Mar 24, 1743/4 per - Sarah (+ her mark) Moore. Wit - Wm Winter, Dani Bryant.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 352-4: WHITTLAND: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Sanders, John: Surveyed 15 Aug 1659 for Henry Adams on the South side of Mattawoman Creek, patent in the name in John Wheeler: Other notes - 400 acres - John Saunders from Henry Moore 10 March 1707,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 320-135: MOORES FOLLY: 50 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Hawkins, Elizabeth: Surveyed 19 Sept 1669 for Henry Moore at a bound pockhiccory standing on the North side of a branch on a swamp called Oversees Swamp about the middlemost line of the land taken up by them by Capt. William Lewis.: Conveyance notes - 50 Acres - Francis Ware from John Lowe & Mary; 3 May 1727,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 355-28: MOORES FISHING PLACE: 234 acres; Possession of - 117 Acres - Collier, Grace: 117 Acres - Graves, Dorothy: Surveyed 4 July 1672 for Henry Moore at a bound Red Oak in the S.S.E. line of the land called HOWLAND IN THE WOODS.: Other Tracts Mentioned: HOWLAND IN THE WOODS; ; ; Conveyance notes - Possession record reads: Joshua Grace Giles Collier, 234 Acres - William Eilbeck from Dennis Nicodemus Dower 2 May 1737 ,

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