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

William Moore

Male Abt 1700 - 1769  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name William Moore 
    Born Abt 1700  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Oct 1769  Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I049622  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Henry Moore,   b. 3 Oct 1665, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1735/36, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F02288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Cofer,   b. Bef 1703, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Sep 1774, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years) 
    Married Abt 1721  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber B; 1732-1735;
      Pages 191-192. Nov. 24, 1733. George Mason of Durham Parish and Cha. Co. Maryland to William More of Parish of Truro, planter 100 a.....on Potomack River and parish of Truro for
      natural lives of William More, Mary his and James their son.
      George Mason
      Wit: James Baxter, Jere. Bronaugh
      At court Nov. 24, 1733. George .Mason acknowledged this lease to William More.
    Children 
     1. Sarah Moore,   b. Aft 1721, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years)
     2. James Moore,   b. Abt 1722, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1758, Clark County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
     3. Samuel Moore,   b. Abt 1724, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1808, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     4. Mary Moore,   b. Bef 1742, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Anne Moore,   b. Between 1722 and 1728, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 13 Jun 1769, Cameron Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F08114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1767-1776 Fairfax Co Va Wills Liber C, page 66-68
      Will of WILLIAM MOORE. I WILLIAM MOORE of County of Fairfax ..
      desire that my Executrix if she shall think there is more stock belonging to my estate than she can maintain do dispose of all or any part and one half of the money I give to my son, JAMES MOORE .. the other half I give the use thereof during her natural life to my loving wife, MARY MOORE & after her death I give to my son, JAMES MOORE, but if my Executrix should not dispose of the whole or any part of my Stock I give to my said wife, MARY MOORE, the whole or that part which shall remain unsold to use during her life so long as she shall remain a widow .. after I give all said Stock to my son, JAMES MOORE.
      To my wife, four slaves .. after her death to my son, JAMES ..
      my will that the mortgages I have on the lands of JOHN ANDERSON be foreclosed according to law which said lands I give to my son, JAMES.
      I give unto my son, SAMUEL MOORE, one shilling sterling; unto my daughter, SARAH LITTLEJOHN, (same) .. unto my daughter, MARY BUCKLIN. (same) .. unto my daughter, AN TYLER, (same) .. residue of my estate to my loving wife,
      MARY MOORE, after her death I give to my son, JAMES MOORE.
      I appoint my loving wife, MARY MOORE, Executrix, and my loving son, JAMES MOORE, xecutor .. this 17th August 1769 ..
      Presence: A. Nisbett, William x Moore
      Cleon Moore, John x Haise
      At a court held .. 16th October 1769 .. will presented by MARY MOORE and JAMES MOORE .. is admitted to record .. Certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form.
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      Piles, John, planter, Prince George's County, 19th Apr., 1735; 27th May, 1735,
      To wife Mary, extx.,, personalty during life; at her decease to be divided among all child. that shall survive her.
      To son Hunter and hrs., 160 A. of "Hunter's Field," residue to be equally divided among the other three, Mary, William and John, and their hrs.
      To sons Richard and Francis and their hrs., "'Hunters Folley," equally divided between them. Should either die during minority the estate to be equally divided.
      To dau. Sarah and to unborn child and their hrs., "Lamesly," divided equally; wife to have use of sd. tract during life.
      Test: William Moore, Francis Hudson, William Harrison. MCW 21. 363.
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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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      Charles Hays 19-1/2B.5 A PG 21.7.2 30.4.3 Nov 28 1699
      The amount of the inventory also included #5991,
      Payments to: William Wayford, William Moore, John Short for use of -----Carelson, Thomas Greenfield, James Beale, John Battie per William Young, Daniell Danielson, Thomas Box,, John Battie, John Bennett, Samuell Peters for use of ------ Carlton per Alexander Beale, Josias Twogood on account of John Jackson & Co., Col. Darnall.
      Adminidtratrix; Mary Johnson (late Mary Hays), wife of Thomas Johnson.
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      1731 - 1732 Prince William County, Virginia Deeds, Liber A {June Whitehurst Johnson}:
      Pages 68-71. July 20, 1731. William Moore of Parish of Hamilton in Prince William, planter to Edward Barry of said county....for 2000 lb. Tob....110 a....head of branch that falls into Difficult Run.
      William (his mark) Moore
      Wit: Jno. Veale, Will Berkley, Thomas Withers Coffer.
      Rec'd. of Edward Barry 2000 lb. Tob.
      On July 20, 1731 William Moore deliver possession of land unto Edward Barry by delivering him Turf and Twigg. Wit. by same. William Moor acknowledged this deed with livery and seigen and receipt. Mary wife of William relinquished her right of Dower.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber B; 1732-1735;
      Pages 191-192. Nov. 24, 1733. George Mason of Durham Parish and Cha. Co. Maryland to William More of Parish of Truro, planter 100 a.....on Potomack River and parish of Truro for
      natural lives of William More, Mary his and James their son.
      George Mason
      Wit: James Baxter, Jere. Bronaugh
      At court Nov. 24, 1733. George .Mason acknowledged this lease to William More.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber P; 1761 - 1764; pp 102-103
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we GEORGE ROWLAND & ANN ROWLAND his Wife, JOHN SIMS and WILLIAM MOORE of the County of Prince William are held and firmly bound unto NATHANIEL OVERALL and GEORGE CALVERT JUNR. of the County of Prince William in the sum of Five hundred pounds Current money As witness our hands and seals the 27th day of July 1761
      WHEREAS the above named NATHANIEL OVERALL and GEORGE CALVERT JUNR. became bound unto the Justices of the said County Court of Prince William and their Successors together with the said ANN whilst she was sole for her true and faithfull Administration of the Estate of WILLIAM GALLAHUE deced and apprehending themselves in Danger from the said ANN's male Administration of the said Estate and having petitioned the said County Court for relief, the same Court have by their Order directed that the said GEORGE ROWLAND and ANN should give the said NATHANIEL OVERALL and GEORGE CALVERT JUNR, County Security or deliver the Estate into their hands for their Indemnification, the said GEORGE ROWLAND and ANN have Elected and chosen to give Counter Security and retain the same Estate still in their hands
      THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such that if the above bound GEORGE ROWLAND and ANN ROWLAND his Wife their Exrs: & assigns do and shall in all things well and truly keep harmless the said NATHANIEL OVERALL and GEORGE CALVERT JUNR. their Executors and assigns from all actions Suits Charges or Incumbrances whatsoever which may arise by Occasion of their entering into the said bond or by means or occasion of the said ANN & GEORGE's male Administration of the said Estate that then the above obligation to be void Else to remain in full force
      in presence of JOHN MOFFETT. GEORGE ROWLAND
      BENJAMIN WILSON ANN ROWLAND
      WILLIAM MOORE JOHN SIMMS
      At a Court continued and held for Prince William County the 27th day of July 1761 GEORGE ROWLAND. ANN ROWLAND, WILLIAM MOORE and JOHN SIMMS acknowledged this bond to be their act and deed and the same was thereupon admitted to record

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