Edward Moore & Margaret Bonner

Edward Moore 16?? – bef 1757 | his parents
& wife [Mary] Margaret Bonner ca 1700 – | her parents
of Nansemond County, Virginia
& Bertie County, NC
& Beaufort County, NC

This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!

1704 Rents List–Nansemond county VA: Edw’d Moore 250; Tho 200; Jno 200; Rich’d 250; James 400; John 100

  1. Edward Moore called dec’d by July 1757
    (I am not sure of the relationship of Edward Moore to Richard Moore and his sons, Richard, John, William, and Benton. However, he also came from Nansemond County,
    married Margaret “Elizabeth” Bonner
    daughter of Thomas Bonner and wife Elizabeth
    1. Ruth Moore
    2. Mary Moore
    married Robert Rogers of Beaufort
  2. Chowan Deed Book W #1, Page 149, #309. Treddell Keefe of Chowan Precinct, yeoman and Eliner Keefe to Edward Moore of Nancy(?) in ye Colony and Dominion of Virginia. 20 January in ye 10th year of ye Reign of our Soverign Lady Ann by ye Grace of God Queen of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Queen, defender of ye faith in ye year of Our Lord 1712. For 15 (sic) pounds of Tobacco. 150 acres more or less, joining Peterson, Deep Branch, Robert Potter (?), a path and ye Creek and is that Messuage and parsel of Land at a place called Meherring. Part of a patent granted to the said Keefe March 5, 1711/12 by Edward Hyde with ye consent of ye Lord Proprietors of Carolina.
    Witnesses are John Smith, _______Lewis () his mark. Reg. (not given). (150 acres joining Peterson, Deep Branch, Robert Potter (?), a path and the Creek, at a place called Meherring, part of a patent granted to Treddell Keefe by Edward Hyde on March 5, 1711/1712).
    1713. Chowan Deed Book W #1, Page 148, #306. Edward Moore of Nancymond County to Lewis Williams of Chowan Precinct. April 20, 1713. Power of Attorney to receive acknowledgemnet of sale of 150 acres from Treddell Keefe. Witnesses are Isaac Lewis, John Smith. Reg. (not given)
    1716. Chowan Deed Book B #1, Page 928 – 929, #928-929. John Edwards Sr. of Chowan Precinct and Dorcas his wife to Edward Moore of Chowan Precinct.April 28, 1716. 10 Pounds good and lawful money. 150 acres on the west side of Kesiah River, joining John Hardy and the river. Witnesses are William Jones and John Nairn. Registered November 27, 1716. Dorcas Edwards gives a letter of attorney dated 15 8ber 1716 to Samuel Edmunds to acknowledge this parcel of land to Edward Moore. Witnesses are Thomas Brown and John Williams. Registered November 27, 1716. (150 acres on the west side of Kesiah River, joining John Hardy and the Kesiah River)
    1717. Chowan Deed Book B #1, Page 438, #970. Jonathan Sears of the Province of New York, marriner, to Robert Patterson and Edward Moore of Chowan Precinct. January 16, 1716/17 for a valuable consideration. 540 acres on the west side of the Meherrin River, joining William Fryer and lands now in the possession of said Patterson as by patent, all Houses, Gardens, Orchards, etc. Witnesses are J. Turner, Robert Hicks, John Nairn. Reg. April 20, 1717. (540 Acres on the west side of the Meherrin River, joining William Fryer and lands now in possession of Robert Patterson as by patent).
    1717. Chowan Deed Book B #1, Pages 30 and 31. #1679. At a meeting of the Court held for ye Precinct for Chowan ye 15 8ber 1717 at the House of William Branch, it was ordered that the Inhabitants on ye North Side of Bare Swamp Creek and Inhabitants on the North Side of Rockquis Creek upward Clear a Main road from New Markett over the head of Kesiah River to Sandy Point at ye Mouth of Salmon Creek and that Robert West, Martin Gardner, William Jones, John Hardy, John Edwards, Thomas West, John Williams, Edward Moore, Richard Fryer, Theo Williams, Charles Barber and Samuel Herring be a Jury to lay out the same and that Martin be Overseer thereof. (Edward Moore lives on the North Side of Bare Swamp Creek and/or on the North Side of Rockquis Creek).
    1718. Chowan Deed Book B #1, Page 591, #1122. Edward Moore and Marct. Moore were witnesses to a transfer by William Jones of Chowan Precinct with the free and voluntary consent of Mary my wife to Martin Gardner (residence not given). July 2, 1718. 5 and 20 Pounds. 596 acres on ye main swamp of Kesiah River, joining Martin Gardner, John Edwards, ye Meadow and the swamp, all Houses, gardains, Orchards, etc. Witnesses are Edward Moore () his mark, Marct. Moore () his mark. Reg. November 7, 1718.
    1720. Chowan Deed Book F #1, Page 76, #487. Edward Moore is a witness to a transfer by William Jones and Mary his wife to Robert Hicks. March 21, 1720. Power of Attorney to acknowledge sale of land unto Richard Fryer. Witnesses are William Charlton, and Edward Moore () his mark.
    Reg. Chowan Court, Wednesday, July 20, 1720. Test.: Thomas Henman, Clerk.
    1721. Chowan Deed Book F #1, Page 148, #550. Edward Moore is a witness to a transfer by William Redite of Chowan Precinct, planter and Sarah my wife to John Short of Chowan Precinct. This 14 – 1721. 7 Pounds. 170 Acres joining Collo. Pollock, the said Redite and Bear Swamp Marsh. Witnesses are Philip Walston, Edward Moore () his mark, John Burns () his mark. Reg. Chowan Court July 18, 1721. Test.: Thomas Hanman, Clerk.
    1721/22. Chowan Deed Book C #1, Page 367, #1559. Edward Moore Acknowledged a transfer by William Smith of Chowan Precinct, Planter, and Ann Smith to Richard Abell (?) of Chowan Precinct, Cooper. 26 January 1721/22. 19 Pounds current money. 300 acres more or less, joining George Cockburn, John Hardy, and the swamp. Witnesses are Lewis Davis () his mark, George Cockburne. Acknowledged by Edward Moore(?), by virtue of a Power of Attorney from William Smith and Ann his wife, attested at Court held for Chowan Precinct at Edenton, 17 July 1722. Test.: William Badham D. C. C. Reg. 31 May 1723.
    1722. Chowan Deed Book C #1, Page 234, #1445. Edward Moore of Chowan Precinct with the free and voluntary consent of Mary my now wife to James Corre (?) of the Precinct aforesaid.
    13 8ber 1722 (sic). 4 Pounds. 50 acres more or less, joining Martin Gardner, Richard Fryer, a branch and the head of a marsh. All Housing, Gardains, Orchards, fencing etc. Witnesses are Patrick Cannaday, William Jones. Acknowledged 27 March 1722 before me C. Gale, Ch. Just. Reg. 13 July 1722. (sold 50 acres joining Martin Gardner, Richard Fryer, a branch, and the head of a marsh.)
    1722. Chowan Deed Book C #1, Page 367, 1560. Edward Moore is a witness and acknowledges a transfer by John Edwards Sr. and Dorcas my wife to John Edwards Jr., our Dear and well-beloved son. Yee 28 May 1722. Assignment of land purchased of Samuel Edmonds 16 April 1716. Witnesses are Edward Moore and James Roberts. Acknowledged and attested at Chowan Precinct Court at Edenton, 17 July 1722, by Edward Moore and James Roberts. Test.: William Badham D. C. C. Reg. 31 May 1723.
    1723. Bertie Deed Book A, page 86 – Thomas Bonner & wife Elizabeth to Margaret Moore.
    May 13, 1723, 80 pounds for 670 acres in three tracts:
    One, land Bonner bought of Thomas Brown by deed dated July 16, 1717;
    Two, land Bonner holds by patent dated March 9, 1717/18;
    Third, Bonner holds by patent dated April 7, 1722.
    Wit: William Whitfield, John Outlaw. May Court, 1723.
    I am guessing that Margaret Moore is the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Bonner, who came from Nansemond County in Virginia, and that she is the Margaret “Elizabeth” Moore who is married to Edward Moore.
    1723. Bertie Deed Book A, page 145, Edward Moore & wife Margratt to Garrett Kelley.
    April 27, 1723, 161 pounds for 100 acres adjacent John Williams on Roquiess Swamp. Witnesses are James Castellow, Elizabeth Griffet. August Court 1723.
    (Note: the Margratt is used in the body of the deed. It is signed Elizabeth Moore.)
    (sold 100 acres adjacent John Williams on Roquiess Swamp0.
    1720. Bertie Deed Book A, Page 220. Edward Moore is a witness to a land transfer by John Griffin and wife Joyce to William Griffin‚Ķ “200 Acres on Southwest side of Kesai Swamp adjacent William Wilson. Witnesses were Edward Moore, Martin Gardiner, James Castellow. June 4, 1724, C. Galle County Clerk.
    1724. Bertie Deed Book A, Page 300. Edward Moore is a witness to a land transfer by Henry Overstreet and wife Ann to Owen O’Daniel. November 9, 1724, Pawer of attorney to acknowledge sale of land to John Edwards, Jun. Witnesses are Martin Gardner, Edward Moore. (No court date here.)
    1724. Bertie Deed Book A, Page 345. Edward Moore is a witness to a land transfer by Thomas Williamson to Jonathan Ridings, November 6, 1724, 10 pounds for 100 Acres on Sims Branch adjacent Arthur Dugal (see note below). Witnesses Peter Stancell, Edward Moore. November Court 1724. Note: In one place in the above deed it read “‚Ķthat James Castellow shall peacefully occupy‚Ķ” A margin note in the 1796 copy said: “same as in ye old book.”
    1723. Bertie Deed Book A, Page 346. Edward Moore is a witness and signs for Sarah Castellow in a land transfer by James Castellow (Castellaw) and wife Sarah to Thomas Williamson, February 21, 1723. *. 550 Acres on Desiah River adjacent Arthur Dugall, Terence Bourn, John Smithwick. Witnesses Jonathan Ridings, Peter Stancell. Edward Moore by virtue of power of attorney from “ye above Sarah, wife of James‚Ķ” acknowledged in open court the sale.
    1723. Bertie Deed Book A, Page 340, Sarah Castellaw to Edward Moore. November 8, 1724, Ordains Edward Moore lawful attorney to acknowledge sale of land on Kesiah Neck. Witness: Peter Stancell, Jurat. No court date.
    1724. Bertie Deed Book A, Page 350. Richard Abbe and wife Ann to Edward Moore (Moor). September 12, 1724, 20 pounds for 320 Acres, “whereon he now does live” on South Side of Roquis Swamp. Witnesses are John Bryan, Alice Bryan, Martin Gardner. November Court, 1724. By virtue of powere of attorney, Richard Abbe and Ann Richard Roberts proved above deed in open court. Note here in the deed Bertie Deed Book says: “N.B. So far done before August court 1796.” (320 acres where Richard and Ann Abbe now live on the South Side of Roquis Swamp ‚Äì between lines of Francis Hobson, George Cockbourn, William Smith).
    1724. Bertie Deed Book A, Page 352. Richard Abbe and wife Ann to James Roberts, * James Roberts, appointed true and lawful attorney to acknowledge sale of 320 acres between lines of Francis Hobson, George Cockbourn, William Smith on Roquis Swamp to Edward Moore. Sale bearing date September 12, 1724. Witness was James Castellaw.
    1725. Bertie Deed Book A, Page 441. Martin Gardner (Gardnier) and wife Anna to Thomas Whitmell, January 13, 1724/25. 27 pounds for 310 Acres on West Side of Casia River adjacent Edward Moore’s plantation. Witnesses are George Eubanck (Enbanck), James Castellaw. May Court 1725, Acknowledged in open court by virtue of power of attorney. (Edward Moore’s plantation is on West Side of Casia River adjacent land sold by Martin and Anna Gardner to Thomas Whitmell).
    1725. Bertie Deed Book B, Page, James Catellaw, Edward Moor (Moore) were witnesses to a transaction in August Court 1725 which was acknowledged byEdward Moore as lawful attorney of Elizabeth Whitmell.
    1725. Bertie Deed Book B, Page 101. Edward Moore is a witness to a transaction by William Maul (Maule) to Barnabee MacKinne. February 10, 1725. 60 Pounds for 200 Acres on Southside of Marattock River adjacent William Jones. Survey made for John Lewis and by him “lapsed”, and ye same patent since granted to William Maul. Witnesses are Edward Moore , George Burrington, Thomas Bryant, jurat. May Court 1726.
    1728. Bertie Deed Book B, Page 406, May 13, 1728. *.*. Power of Attorney to acknowledge sale to Jonathan Standley, Junior. (200 Acres on Casiah Swamp adjacent Henry Rowel, _____ Bracewell at Reedy Branch recorded at Bertie Deed Book B, Page 405). Witnesses Francis Hobson, jurat. William Kenneday. May Court 1728. Edward Mashborne D. C/C.
    1728. Stephen Howard and wife Sarah to Edward Moore (Moor). April 5, 1728 (February 19, 1728). 115 Pounds for 250 Acres on Southside of Ahorskey Swamp at Turkey Swamp. Adjacent John Davidson, Stephen Howard, John Barefoot. Part of 485 Acre Patent. Witness: Jonathan Standley, jurat.* May Court 1728, Edward Mashborne. D. C/C. (250 acres on South Side of Ahorskey Swamp at Turkey Swamp, adjacent to John Davidson, Stephen Howard, John Barefoot, part of a 485 acre patent to John Melton dated March 9, 1717/1718 for 400 acres on the south side of Ahotske Swamp and transferred to Stephen Howard on February 5, 1722).
    1728. Bertie Deed Book B, Page 432, Stephen Howard & wife Sarah to Edward Moore. April 1, 1728. *. *. “I‚Ķdo make over and assign unto Edward Mooreall my rite and interest‚Ķ of (250 Acres)‚Ķ of within patent‚Ķ.” (referrting to a patent of Lord Proprietors to John Melton dated March 9, 1717/18 for 400 Acres on Southside of Ahotske Swamp for transportation of persons at 50 Acres per person, recorded in Bertie Deed Book B, Page 431, which had been transferred by John Molton Sr. to Stephen Howard on February 5, 1722 as recorded in Bertie Deed Book b, Page 432). Witnesses are John Hatcher, Jonathan Standley. May Court 1728. Edward Mashborne D. C/C.
    1728. Bertie Deed Book B, Page 433. Stephen Howard & Wife Sarah to Edward Moore (Moor) April 1, 1728. *. *. “‚Ķall my rite and title‚Ķ of within patent‚Ķ” (referring to a patent of the Lords Proprietor to Stephen Howard dated August 4, 1723, granting 235 acres on the Southside of Ahotskey Swamp and Southside of Turkey Swamp adjacent John Molton, John Barfield. Recorded in Bertie Deed Book B, Page 432) Witnesses John Hatcher, Jonathan Standley. May Court 1728. Edward Mashborne D. C/C. (235 acres on the south side of Ahotskey Swamp and south side of Turkey Swamp adjacent to John Molton, John Barfield granted by patent to Stephen Howard on August 4, 1723)
    1728. Bertie Deed Book C, Page 42. Edward Moore is a witness to a transfer by John Edwards, Sen. and John Edwards, Jun. to John Gray. October 29, 1728. 40 Pounds for 300 Acres on Northside of Cashay River known as “Turkey Neck.” Adjacent Thomas Jones on Licking Branch. Witnesses are Edward Moore, George Eubanck, jurat. November Court 1728. Edward Mashbourne D. C/C.
    1726. Edward More is a witness to a transfer by Ambros Ayers to Coll. Robert West. April 25, 1726. *. *. “all my right title to within Mentioned patent (150 acres granted by Lord Proprietors to David Steward and by him “elapsed” and subsequently granted to Ambros Ayers on June 4, 1725 at fork of Guize (?) Hall Swamp on Rocquis recorded at Bertie Deed Book C, Page 210) Witnesses are Edward More and James Castellaw. May 1726. Robert Foster C/C.
    1730. Bertie Deed Book C, Page 335. Edward Moore to John Horo. February 9, 1730. 12 Pounds for 330 Acres on Rocquist Pocoson. Adjacent John Hardy, Esq. Marten Gardner. Witnesses are Thomas Mewborn, James Spainn. *, *, (sold 330 acres on Rocquist Pocoson adjacent to John Hardy, Esq., Martin Gardner)
    1733. Bertie Deed Book D, Page 16. Edward Moor to Jonathan Standley. November 13, 1733. 30 Pounds for 250 Acres on Southside Ahotsky Swamp adjacent John Davidson whereon Stephen Howard did live at Turkey Swamp adjacent John Molton and John Barfield. Witnesses are Thomas Crew and John Collins. November Court 1733. *. (sold 250 acres on south side of Ahotsky Swamp adjacent John Davidson whereon Stephen Howard did live at Turkey Swamp adjacent John Molton and John Barfield).
    1736. Edward Moor is a witness to a transfer by Mary Griffin (Griffen) “relige William Griffin to Thomas Cowman. April 16, 1736. 25 Pounds for 320 Acres “exec‚Äôr to the Last will & testament (of William Griffin) in which he did bequeath all his Estate both real and personal to me‚Ķwithin deed of sale” at Swactes (?) Branch (Stewart‚Äôs?) adjacent Richard Braswell on Cashey Swamp. Witnesses are John Gray, James Bullahe, Edward Moor. May Court 1736. “John Cook by virtue of a letter of attorney duly proved‚Ķacknowledged the above assignment‚Ķ.” John Wynns *.
    1736. Bertie Deed Book E, Page 52. Edward Moor is mentioned in connection with the property description of the transfer by John Hatcher of Edgecombe Precinct to Thomas Wimberly. February 2, 1736. 40 Pounds for 579 Acres on Southwest Side of Cashy Swamp adjacent Martin Gardner. Part of a patent formerly granted to Edward Moor on July 20, 1717. Witnesses are John Wimberly, Needham Bryant, jurat, Petegrove Salsberry. November Court 1736. John Wynns D. C/C. (Edward Moore was granted a patent on July 20, 1717 which included 579 acres on the Southeast side of Cashy Swamp adjacent Martin Gardner, which was sold to John Hatcher.)
    1736. Bertie Deed Book E, Page 158. Edward Moor is mentioned in connection with the property description of the transfer by John Herring, Jun. and wife Rebecca to Joseph Hardee (Hardy). March 17, 1736. 160 Pounds for 150 acres on Eastside Cashy River adjacent John How, Edward Moor at mouth of Licking Branch “thence along lines of Patent.” Witnesses are Thomas Turner, John Rows, Session (?) Herring, jurat. ” I, Rebecca Herring, wife of John Herring, Jun. do assign over‚Ķall my right of dowrie of the within deed‚Ķ.” Witnesses are John Price, Catrine Herring. August Court 1737. (Edward Moorehad land on the east side of Cashy River adjacent John How, John Herring, Jr. at the mouth of Licking Branch).
    1743. Bertie Deed Book F, Page 408. William Moor and Edward Moor to Peter West. April 22, 1743. 20 Pounds for 150 Acres “land known by name Punkill”. Signed William Moor, Edward Moor, Mary Moor. Witnesses are Thomas Walker, and Thomas Hollowell. May Court 1743. *. (Edward Mooreowned 150 acres, which property was known by the name “Punkill”, with William Moore
    1730. Bertie Deed Book F, Page 453. Edward Moor to John How. February 9, 1730. 12 Pounds for 339 Acres on rocquis Pocoson Adjacent John Hardy Esq., Martin Gardner. Witnesses are Thomas Mewboorn, James Speir. February Court 1730. Rt. Forster C/C. At Bertie Deed Book F, Page 454, John How transfers “my right‚Ķto within mentioned land‚Ķ” to Joseph Albert, Labourer, on May 27, 1735, for 75 Pounds. Witnesses are Edward Moor, James Bullock. February Court 1742, Henry Delon C/C. (sold 339 acres on Rocquis Pocoson adjacent John Hardy, Esq., Martin Gardner.)
    1750. Bertie Deed Book G, Page 370. Edward Moore is a witness to a transfer by John Carter and wife Martha, late of Society Parish to Rubin Powell of Norfolk County, Virginia. February 25, 1750. 45 Pounds (Virginia) for 350 Acres. Land on Eastside Potacosie Creek and Northside Hothouse Brance at Petatoe Marsh and Eastside “of an island” By deed of sale from Thomas Walker. February 11, 1746. Witnesses are John Brickell and Edward Moore. August Court 1751. *.
    1753. Bertie Deed Book G, Page 533. Edward Moore is a witness to a transfer by Ephram Johns of Bewford County to Jacob Jernegan. *. 25 Pounds for 90 Acres on Northside Roanoke River adjacent Thomas Bunton. Witnesses are Edward More, William Junkison. August Court 1753. *.
    1753. Bertie Deed Book H, Page 50. Edward More is mentioned in the property description of the transfer of Joseph Wimberly, merchant, to Archibald White and James Scott of Norfolk. June 21, 1753. 50 Pounds for *. Land now in their possession by above lease”‚Ķby a Bargain of Sale‚Ķfor one whole year‚Ķ” Land granted to Edward Moore and conveyed to Charles Hardy and thence to Joseph Wimberly. Witnesses are George Collins, John Cheshire, Hezekiah McCloud. *. *. (land granted to Edward Moore and conveyed to Charles Hardy, and by Hardy to Joseph Wimberly).
    1757. Bertie Deed Book H, Page 449. Ruth Moore, Robert Rogers and wife Mary of Beaufort County to Walter Sessions (Sissons) of Beaufort County. July 27, 1757. 5 Pounds for 100 Acres. “‚ĶRuth and Mary being daughters of the late Edward Moore of Bertie County dec‚Äôd‚Ķ” Land on Westside Cashiah adjacent John Hardy, James Curry, _______ Whitmell. Witnesses are Thomas Whitmell, John Allen, William Laurence. July Court 1757. (100 acres on the west side Cashiah adjacent John Hardy, James Curry, ____ Whitmell).
    1757. Bertie Deed Book H, Page 450. Ruth Moore, Robert Rogers and wife Mary of Beaufort County to John Allens, Jun. July 27, 1757. 20 Pounds for 320 Acres. “‚ĶRuth and Mary being daughters of the late Edward Moore of Bertie County dec‚Äôd‚ĶLand on Northeast Side Roquiss Swamp adjacent George Cockburn at Flatt Pocoson, Part of a patent to William Smith dated 1721 and purchased of Richard Abbe by Edward Moore September 12, 1724. Witnesses are Joseph Wimberly, Jonathan Standley. July Court 1757. “‚Ķthe Feme being first privately examined by Joseph Jordan Esq. One of his Majesties Justices of the Peace for the said county‚Ķ” John Smith. *. (320 acres of land on the north east side of Roquiss Swamp adjacent to George Cockburn at Flatt Pocoson, part of a patent to William Smith dated 1721, purchased from Richard Abbe by Edward Moore on September 12, 1724).
    1758. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 51-(80). Edward Moore is mentioned in the property description of a transfer by Walter (x) Sessions, Planter of Beaufort County to Thomas Whitmell, merchant of Bertie County, July 25, 1758. 40 Pounds proclamation. 100 acres (messuage) where Edward Moore dec’d had lived, on west side of Cashy River, joining John Hardy, James Curry, Whitmell. Witnesses are George Stockley, Martha Whitmell, Patrick (x) Quinerly. July Court 1758. CC: Benjamin Wynns. (Edward Moore had a 100 acre messuage, where he lived, on the west side of Cashy River, joining John Hardy, James Curry, Thomas Whitmell).
    1758. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 62-(96). Edward Moore is mentioned in the property description of a transfer by Archibald White and James Scott, merchants of Norfolk, Virginia, to Joseph Wimberly of Bertie County. 27 June 1758. On 21 and 22 June 1753, said Wimberly gave a deed of lease to said merchants for 339 Acres which had been a patent to Edward Moore July 20, 1717, which after conveyances became the property of said Wimberly, joining John Hardy, Roquist Pocoson, Martin Gardner. Said Wimberly has repaid them. Witnesses are Francis Clarke, William (X) Duffelt. July Court 1758. CC: Benjamin Wynns. (Edward Moore had a patent dated July 20, 1717 for 339 acres of land, which after conveyances became the property of Joseph Wimberly of Bertie County, joining John Hardy, Roquist Pocoson, Martin Gardner.)
    1758. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 63-(98). Edward Moore is mentioned in the property description of a transfer by Joseph Wimberly, planter of Bertie County to Henry Vanluven of same. July 10, 1758. 20 Pounds proclamation. 339 acres which had been a patent to Edward Moore 20 July 1717 and after conveyances to said Wimberly who purchased it from Charles Hardy, joining John Hardy, Roquis Pocoson, Martin Gardner. Witnesses are William King, Elisabeth King, Nath Cooper. July Court 1758. CC: Benjamin Wynns.
    1761. Bertie Deed Book K, Page 327-(79). There is a mention of a _______ Moore, who is a witness to a transfer by George House Senior of Bertie County to his 2 sons Thomas House and John House of same. January 12, 1761. 10 Pounds Sterling. 500 Acres, joining Needham Bryan, Widow Bryan, Wimberly, House, Roquist. Witnesses are John Verdell, ______ Moore, Charity Verdell. July Court 1761, CC: Benjamin Wynns.
  1. Joseph Moore.

(1). 1724. James Williams to Joseph Moore. May 11, 1724. 20 Shillings for 35 Acres on Little Roquess Swamp adjacent Samuel Herring. Witnesses John Hart and Needham Bryan. November Court 1724. (bought 35 acres on Little Roquess Swamp adjacent Samuel Herring).

(2). 1726/27. Bertie Deed Book B, Page 245. There is a Joseph Moore who is a witness to a transfer by William Gray to Robert Hodges. 80 Pounds for 180 Acres on Northeast Side of Little Roquis Swamp. Adjacent James William, Richard Milton. Witnesses are John Gray, Joseph Moor. March Court. *.*.

(3). 1730. Bertie Deed Book C, Page 321. Joseph Moore and Ann Moore are witnesses to a transfer by Henry Overstreet and wife Ann to Abraham Sheppard (Sepherd). November 10, 1730. 130 Pounds for 235 Acres “lying back of a survey of Martin Gardner” on southside of Cashy Swamp and Eastside of Roquist Swamp. Witnesses are Joseph Moore, Ann Moore, Thomas Whipple. *, *.

(4). *, Bertie Deed Book C, Page 326. John Edwards, Sen. and wife Mary to John Moore. *, 25 Pounds for 100 Acres on Turkey Swamp “‚Ķon Eastermost side of John Edwards plantation‚Ķ.” Said plantation contains 200 acres. Witnesses are James Castelaw, Jonathan Standley, and Henry Edwards. *. *. John Edwards and wife Mary gave a Power of Attorney to Matthew Edwards on February 1, 1730 to acknowledge sale of 100 acres on Turkey Swamp to John Moore that is recorded at Bertie Deed Book C, Page 327. (bought 100 acres on Turkey Swamp on the eastermost side of John Edwards plantation, which contains 200 acres).

(5). 1733/34. Bertie Deed Book D, Page 46. Joseph Moore is mentioned in the property description of a transfer by Timoth Ryall to Needham Bryan (Bryant). February 11, 1733/34. 15 Pounds for 200 acres on Northside Flaggy Run. Adjacent John Harrell, Joseph Moor. Witnesses are John Harrell, jurat, John Harrett, Jun. John borefield. February Court 1733. John Wynns D. C/C. (Joseph Moore has land on the north side of Flaggy Run adjacent John Harrell, Needham Bryant (Timothy Ryall)).

(6). 1735. Bertie Deed Book D, Page 152. Joseph Moor is a witness to a transfer by Henry Overstreet to Theophillis Pugh of Nansemond County, Virginia. May 10, 1735. 800 Pounds for 150 Acres plus 50 Acres plus chattels. (1) On Appletree Swamp adjacent William Jones, Henry Jarnagan. (2) 50 Acres at head of roques 93) 150 Acres ‚Äòwhereon Ann Overstreet doth now live.” The 150 Acres purchased of William Jones and Henry Jarnaman. The 50 acres purchased of Robert Radford. In addition 2 Negros named Peter & Jamy; 20 head cattle and hoggs; 100 head of hoggs. Witnesses are Jame Millikin, Joseph Moor, John Kirkpatrick. May Court 1735. *.

(7). 1734. Bertie Deed Book D, Page 164. Joseph Moor is mentioned as a witness to a transfer by John Lee to Thomas Sprite. October 19, 1734. 80 Pounds for 300 Acres. On Northside Connehoe Creek. Part of a grant to John Lee dated September 28, 1730 (?) adjacent William Averit land which was ‚Äòbought out of the same patent.” Witnesses are Joseph Moor, jurat, John Ballard (?), Robert Butler. May Court 1735. John Wynns D. C/C.

(8). 1753. Abstracts of Wills of Edgecombe County, page 230, has a record of the will of Joseph Moore, February 15, 1753. February Court 1757. Wife and Executor Ann, Sons and Executors: Joseph, plantation in Edgecombe County on Little Swamp, also plantation in Bertie County on Rockquies Swamp where William Bryant formerly lived; James, 100 Acres land bought of William McGee on South Side of Conetoe Pocosin; Hodges, 100 Acres Land on North Side of Conohoe Swamp; Jesse, Plantation on Mill Branch and Montgomery’s line wheron I live; Ezekiel and Jesse to have my water mill. Son-in-law: (unnamed), tract of land on Conetoe Swamp; Daughters: Ann MaGee, Martha Hinton, Celia Moore. All children get negroes. Melia Moore. Witnesses are Elizabeth Williams, Mary Whitmell, and William Williams.

(9). 1758. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 71-(111). John (x) Brown gentlemen of Bertie County to Joseph Moore, planter of same. 24 August 1758. 40 Pounds proclamation. 157 acres. Witnesses are James Sparkman, Joshua Lee. October Court 1758. CC: Benjamin Wynns. (This is the son of Joseph Moore, who buys 157 acres)

(10). 1775. Abstracts of Edgecombe County Wills, Page 230. There is a will for Joseph Moore, who is apparently the son of the earlier Joseph Moore listed in Bertie County. October 6, 1775. January Court 1776. Wife Ann, lend plantation where I live and that which joins it purchased of James Dunlop and 3 negroes; remaining negroes to be hired out for benefit of wife, etc. Bequeath 500 Pounds for her pocket money. Each trustee or Executor to be paid 100 Pounds Proc. money. 200 Pounds to the poor. Zekel Moore, tract whereon he lives, 1 negro and 100 Pounds. Joseph Moore, son of James Moore, 100 Pounds. Henry Irwin, son of Henry Irwin of Tarboro, 100 Pounds. Polly Toole, 50 Pounds. Henry Irwin Toole, Executor, to use remainder of income to relieve and support any poor of the Church of England, not being dissenters for 10 years. Executors are William Williams of Martin County, Henry Irwin, Henry Irwin Toole, James Moore. Witnesses are Geraldu Toole, Mary Toole, and Jiney Toole.

(11). 1775. Abstracts of Edgecombe County Wills, Page 231. There is also a mention of the will for Joseph Moore, October 7, 1775 (?). January Court, 1778. Nunc. Will, Leaving wife (unnamed), household goods, crop, etc. Statement sworn to before Robert Bignall. Proved by oath of Henry Irwin.

  1. James Moore.

(1). 1723. Bertie Deed Book A, Page 175. James Moore is a witness to a land transfer by James Howard and wife Sarah to Alexander Brayson of North Brittain November 12, 1723, 7 pounds for 440 acres on Timber Branch adjacent to Robert Lenisr’s (?), Edward Howard, Joseph Jones, John Jones, Jun., John Jones Sen. Witnesses are William Cranford, James Moore, James Sanders. Nov. Court 1723.

(2). 1725. Bertie Deed Book B, Page 95. James Moore is a witness to a tranfer of a slave by Richard Webb of Nansemond County, Virginia to James Wood. February 5, 1725, 32 pounds 15 shillings for “wench named Rose‚Ķand her increase‚Ķ” Witnesses are John Moore, James Moore, John Sutton, February Court 1725.

(3) 1730. Bertie Deed Book C, Page 227, James Moore to Emanuel Dees. May 12, 1730. 20 Pounds for 290 Acres on Southside of Fishing Creek and Northside of Maple Swamp. Witnesses are John Gray, John Hardy. *, *.

(4). 1730. Bertie Deed Book C, Page 239. James Moore is a witness to a transfer by Arthur Davis of Tyrell Precinct to William Drew. May 1730. 15 Pounds for 300 acres on Southside Morattock River and Flat Swamp. Two plantations. One: 200 acres adjacent Lewis Davis and Cullen Pollock. Two: 100 Acres. Witnesses James Moore and _____ Jenkins(?). *. *.

(5). 1730. Bertie Deed Book C, Page 240. James Moore is a witness to a transfer by Lewis Davis of Tyrell Precinct to Thomas Jenkins. May 11, 1730. 30 Pounds for 200 acres on Southside Roanoke River adjacent Cullen Pollock. Witnesses James Moore, John Hardy, and John Gray. May Court 1730, Thomas Hansford D. C/C.

(6). 1730. Bertie Deed Book C, Page 241. James Moore is a witness to a transfer by Arthur Davis of Tyrell Precinct to William Drew of Surry County, Virginia. May 12, 1730. 15 Pounds for 300 acres on Southside Morattock River and Flat Swamp. Adjacent Cullen Pollock. Witnesses James Moore, John Gray, and Thomas Jenkins(?). *. *.

(7). 1729/30. Bertie Deed Book C, Page 276. Gideon Gibson (Gupson) to James Moore. 1729/30. 10 Pounds for 108 Acres in Northwest Parrish of Bertie on Southside Morattock River and Northside Concacanry Swamp. Part of tract formerly granted to Joseph Simes for 300 acres by patent dated February 1, 1725, and by Simes sold to Gibson. Witnesses are James Millikin, William Whitfield, Elizabeth Joyner. August Court 1730. Thomas Hansford D. C/C.

(8). 1733/34. Bertie Deed Book D, Page 41. William Moore and James Moore are witnesses to the transfer by James Barnes (Barns) and wife Martha to Jonathan Tartt. February 11, 1733/34. 35 Pounds for 200 acres on Northside Marratock ‚Äòwithin the Ursaray Meadow” in Gum Swamp, adjacent John Cotton (Cotton), William Ruffin, Joseph Wimberley, George Stevens (?). Witnesses are William Moore, Alexander Campbell, James Moore. February Court 1733. John Wynns D. C/C.

(9). 1735. James Moor is a witness to a transfer by John Speir to Robert Hilliard. May 10, 1735. 80 Pounds “silver mony at the weight now current in Virginia” for 710 Acres on Southside Cypress Swamp at Dividing Branch at James Denton‚Äôs Headline adjacent Benton and Speir. At Kekoekey (?) Swamp on Southside Marratock River. Part of 580 Acres granted James Denton April 6, 1722 ‚Äòwheref is two hundred and sixty acres of the said Pattent as will more largely appear by Deed dated the Seventh day of December (1727)‚Ķto Speir by James Denton‚Ķthe other (450 Acres) by patent dated April 6, 1722‚Ķ.” Altogether 710 acres. Witnesses are John Wilks (?), Benjamin Johnston, James Moor. May Court 1735. *.

(10). 1761. Bertie Deed Book K, Page 353-(104), James Moore is a witness to a transfer by James Brown (Jr.) of Bertie County to Nicholas Skinner of same. July 22, 1761. 21 Pounds 10 Shillings Virginia. 110 Acres, joining John Harrell, Marmaduke Norflet, Upper Black Pond, Lower Black Pond, Thorny Branch. Witnesses are William Andrews, Jesse Harrell, James Moore. October Court 1761. CC: John Johnston.

  1. Maurice Moore.

(1). 1721/22 There is a Maurice Moore who is a witness to a deed in 1722 in Bertie County, North Carolina, as follows in Deed Bertie Deed Book A, Page 19: James Anderson of Bath County to John Gray (Capt.), March 3, 1721/22, 400 acres Northside of Morattock River in Occoneche Neck.

(2). 1725. There is a M. Moore who is listed as signing a grant by the Lord Proprietors to George Powell. April 1, 1725, Grant 124 Acres East Side Ahoskey Swamp adjacent Peter Parker, Leonard Langston. “‚Ķbeing due for importation‚Ķ” 50 Acres per person. Signed: William Reed, Esq., President of Council and Commander in Chief of Our Province. Richard Sanderson, Francis Forster, M. Moore, J. Lovick. Recorded in Secretary Office. J. Lovick, Secretary.

(2). 1723. There is a M. Moore who is listed as signing a grant by the Lord Proprietors to John Hobson. April 1, 1723, Grant 190 Acres North Side Rocquiss Swamp adjacent William Smith, Francis Hobson, James Castellaw. “‚Ķbeing due for importation of persons at 50 Acres per person. Signed: . J. Lovick, Secretary., M. Moore, William Reed, Richard Sanderson, Francis Forster.

(4). 1723. There is a M. Moore who is listed as signing a grant by the Lord Proprietors to William Roads. April 1, 1723, Grant 640 “‚Ķaccording to one great Deed of Grant, bearing the first day of May anno Domini 1668, given unto our County of Albemarle, ‚Ķdoe hereby grant Roads‚Ķa tract of land containing six hundred and forty acres‚Ķ.” On Westside Cypress Swamp at Coll. Maul‚Äôs corner. For importation of persons: 50 acres/ person, Rent of 1 shilling a year to be paid 29th September. Provided he “plant or cause to be planted within three years.” Signed: Wm. Reed, Esq. President of “councel.” Witnesses: J. Lovick, Francis Foster, M. Moore, Richard Sanderson. Secretary‚Äôs Office. J. Lovick, Secretary.

  1. Arther Moore.

(1). 1752. There is a land record involving Arthur Moore as helping survey land for Jesse Moore in Beufort County, North Carolina, in 1752, which is recorded in Hofmann, The Granville District of North Carolina 1748-1763; Abstracts of Land Grants, Volume I, page 29 — Deed 273, p. 59: September 5, 1754, Jesse MOORE 440 Acres in Beaufort County adjoining William Stancil, Arthur MOORE and the swamp….Surveyed November 28, 1752. Among the chain carriers (assisting in the surveying) were Arthur MOORE and Thomas Bonner.

(2). 1754. Bertie Deed Book H, Page 141. Arthur Moore is a witness to the transfer by Thomas Bonner to James Byrum. September 12, 1754. 40 Shillings for 100 Acres on Kisshy Road. Witnesses are Moses Bonner and Arthur Moore, February Court, 1755. *.

(3). 1755. In David B Gammon’s Abstracts of Wills of Bertie County, NC, 1722-1774 there is a will for Thomas Bonner of November 11, 1755‚Äîmentions son, Thomas Bonner, daughter, Esther MOORE, son Henry Bonner, son Moses Bonner and three other married daughters. Amongst the witnesses is Arthur MOORE.

(4). 1756. In the Moore News, Volume II, Issue 32 – B, Page 4 (July 2, 1997), there some information from Judy Cardwell (JudySCard@aol.com), who is researching her Bonner family and located a will of Thomas Bonner, 1756, Bertie County, North Carolina that mentions a daughter Esther marrying a More and it is witnessed by Arthur Moor.

(5). 1758. There is a record of an event involving an Arthur Moore that took place in December 22, 1758, in the Granville District of North Carolina, which is recorded in Saunders, Colonial North Carolina, Volume 5 (1752-1759), page 1090, as follows: “Arthur Moore had entered a piece of land with Col. Halton, in the time of his being Earl Granville’s agent; that he could not get the land surveyed till Col. Halton and Mosely both died after which he applied to Col. Corbin, entered the land with him and paid him the entry; that Mr. Corbin then told him to get it surveyed within twelve months, and he should have a deed for the land; that he had it surveyed and applied for his deed within the time; that there had been a deed for the same land to one Becton; to which Mr. Corbin replied that Becton’s deed was a different piece of land; however, would not make out a deed for Moore who was afterwards sued in ejectment by Becton and judgement was had against him on Becton’s producing a deed executed by Mr. Corbin for the same land, and Moore turned out of possession and imprisoned for near two months till he could pay the costs of the suit.”

(6). 1759. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 104-(168). Ar. Moore is a witness to a transfer by Thomas (x) Walker of Berite County to John Walker of same. January 19, 1759. 40 Pounds. 240 acres which said Thomas Walker had purchased from Simon Homes on south side of Ahotskey Swamp. Witnesses are Jacob Lasher, Bryan Hare, Ar. Moore. CC: Benjamin Wynns.

(7). 1759. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 105-(169). Arthur Moore is a witness and Benton Moore is mentioned in the property description of the transfer by Christopher Hollamon and Amos Hinton of Bertie County to Thomas Walker of same. 26 Pounds. 200 Acres (messuage), joining Benton Moore, Cashy. Witnesses are Bryan Hare, Ar. Moor, William Williford. January Court 1759. CC: Benjamin Wynns.

(8). 1759. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 159-(264). Arther Moore and Moses Moore are listed as witnesses to the transfer by William Bird of Bertie County to Joseph Farmer of same. March 30, 1759. 10 Pounds Virginia. 100 Acres (messuage), joining Sequea Swamp, William Bird, Joseph Farmer, where Thomas Parker lived. Witnesses are Arther Moore, William Williford, Moses Moore. April Court 1759. CC: Benjamin Wynns.

(9). 1759. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 197-(350). Arthur Moore is a witness to the transfer by William Birde cooper and his wife Ann(X) of Bertie County to their son Joel Byrd of same. July 17, 1759. Deed of gift. 100 Acres (messuage) on north side of Ahotskey Swamp, joining Spring Branch, William Byrd. Witnesses are Charles Roberts, Arthur Moore, Jacob Lasker. July Court 1759. CC: Benjamin Wynns.

(10). 1758. Bertie Deed Book K, Page 409-(182). Arthur Moore is a witness to a transfer by John Baker, Esqr. Sheriff of Bertie County to James Wood of same. October 25, 1758. James jones brought suit against Moses Tompson for 6 pounds 17shillings 9 ¬Ω pence proclamation. Said Thomson “broke jail” and afterwards conveyed land to William Outlaw. Said James Jones by his attorney Blake Baker asked for judgment against said land. Thus for 17 Pounds 10 Shillings Proclamation. 300 Acres as by a deed from Jesse Wood to said Thompson November 8, 1754. Witnesses are Benjamin Wynns, James Cary Jr. Arthur Moore. CC: John Johnston.

  1. Nathan Moore.

(1). 1726. Bertie Deed Book B, Page 267. There is a reference in the property description to Nathan Moore in a transfer of land by John Stancill and wife Sarah to Edmond Smithwick. January 12, 1726. 30 Pounds for 100 Acres on Kisah Neck adjacent Nathan Moore, known as “Deer Hall”. “‚Ķshe being first privately examined as by an act of assembly of this province‚Ķ” Witnesses John Gardner, Thomas Bryant. North Carolina Court October 3, 1727. C. Gale C. J. Test. Edward Mashborne D. C/C. Witnesses to the private examination being: Elizabeth Clayton and John Gardner.

(2). 1733. Bertie Deed Book D, Page 122. Nathan Moor is mentioned in the property description of a transfer by Martin Cromen to James Castellaw. May 8, 1733. 20 Pounds for 200 acres on Cashy River. By patent granted Nathan Moor and by him sold to Cromen and recorded in Chowan Precinct. Witnesses are Thomas Kearney, jurat, William Kenneday, Sollmon Alston. August Court 1734.

(3). 1760. Bertie Deed Book K, Page 331_(82). There is a reference to Nathan Moore in the property description of a transfer by Henry King of Hertford County to Charles King of Bertie County. September 1, 1760. 5 Pounds (no acres), joining Broad Branch, Nathan Moore, said Henry King. Witnesses are Mary King, Henry King. July Court 1761. CC: Benjamin Wynns.

  1. Epaphrates (?) Moore.
  1. 1729. Bertie Deed Book C, Page 166. Peter Parker and wife Grace to Epaphrates (?) Moore of Nansemond County, Virginia. November 11, 1729. 160 Pounds for 640 Acres on Ford Branch on Ahoskey Swamp. ” the plantation that Peter Parker now lives.” Land devised unto Peter Parker by Peter Evans. Witnesses are Thomas Bryant, William Cotton, James Holland. Court *. Thomas Crew D. C/C.

(2). 1735/36. Bertie Deed Book E, Page 5. Epaphroditus Moore is mentioned as a witness to a transfer by James Jenkins, bricklayer, of Edgecombe Precinct to Edward Hare of Chowan Precinct. March 12, 1735/36. Forty Pounds for 50 Acres on Northside of Deep Creek. Adjacent “(land) formerly Mr. Peek‚Äôs.) Witnesses are John MacKinne, Mary Parker, Epaphroditus Moore, jurat. August Court 1736. *.

(3). 1737. Bertie Deed Book E, Page 174. Epap. Moore is mentioned as a witness to a transfer by Petegrove (Pedgeve) Salsberry to George Spivey of Nansemond County, Virginia. November 4, 1737. 200 Pounds for 300 acres adjacent William Hinton, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Bond. “out of a Patent granted to William Gray” dated April 1, 1725. Witnesses are Epap. Moore, Littleton Spivey. November Court 1737. *.

(4). 1747. Bertie Deed Book G, Page 35. Epaphroditus Moore to Bryan Daughtry (Daughtree) of Nancemond County, Virginia. August 11, 1747. 6 pounds 10 Shillings for 340 Acres. By Patent granted to Moor April 20, 1745 on Northside Powels Pocoson at Buck Branch. Witnesses: John Moor, Rachel Moor. August Court 1747.

(5). 1754. Bertie Deed Book H, Page 118. Ephoditus Moore is mentioned in the property description of the transfer of Bryan Daughtry of Northampton County to Cadar Powell. *. 16 Pounds for 240 Acres. On Northside of Powell Pocoson at Buck Branch. Being part of a patent formerly granted to Ephroditus Moore for 340 Acres on April 20, 1745. Witnesses are Valentine Floyd, John Screws. August Court 1754. *.

  1. Elizabeth Moor, wife of John Pace.

(1). 1739. Bertie Deed Book E, Page 480. William Pace and John Pace and Elizabeth Moor. “Relict of John Pace late of Bertie County Dec‚Äôd. to John Corlew of Yorkhumton Parish of York County, Virginia. August 13, 1739. 35 Pounds 5 Shillings for 200 Acres on Southside Roanoke River. On Southside of a grant to John Pace late of Bertie. Adjacent to Daniel Crawley, Coll. William Little, John Lews (Laws?), William Pace. This is a one year lease. “to be fully ended‚Ķ& paying unto (them)‚Ķthe rent of one year of Indian Corn at the feast of St. Michaell the arch angel‚Ķ” Witnesses are A. Giles, jurat, Thomas Vince, Sarah Mims. August Court 1739. *.

(2). 1739. Bertie Deed Book E, Page 482, William Pace and John Pace and Elizabeth Moor, Relect of John Pace, Dec’d, to John Corlew of Yorkhampton Parish in York County, Virginia. August 14, 1739. 25 Pounds 5 Shillings for 200 Acres (Land described above) Witnesses: A. Giles, jurat, Thomas Vince, Sarah Mims, August Court 1739. *.

 

  • Augustus Moore.

(1). 1739. Bertie Deed Book E, Page 539. There is a mention of Augustus Moore as a witness to a transfer by Nathaniel Platt & Wife Martha to Roland Williams. April 18, 1739. 37 Pounds for 100 Acres. At Ocheneche Neck a Cypress Branch adjacent William Brown, and Robert Sims. Witnesses are _______ Watford, Augustus Moore, jurat, John Cotton. November Court 1739.

  • Samuel Moore

(1). 1749. Bertie Deed Book G, Page 224. Samuel Moore is a witness to a transfer by John Edwards to John Brogden, Jun. November 15, 1749. 30 Pounds for 340 Acres on Eastside Roquist Swamp adjacent to Phillip Walston, Jonathan Standly, Coll. Cullen Pollock. Witnesses are Joseph Wymberly, Samuel Moore. November Court *. John Lovick C/C.

(2). 1802. Abstracts of Edgecombe Wills, Page 231-232. There is a will of Samuel Moore, January 17, 1793. November Court 1794. Wife and Executor Elender, lend plantation, all land, 3 negroes for widowhood. Daughters: Elizabeth Davis, Delilah Woodard, Sarah Parish, 5 Pounds each; Mooly Harrell, 5 Shillings, also lend I negro, reversion to her children at her death. Daughters: Jerusha Amerson, Ellender, and Sintha Moore, I negro at mother’s death; 1 ndgro shall choose his mistress among Molly Harrell, Jerusha Amerson, Elender, Sintha and Jemima. Executor is William Amerson. Witnesses are Ethelred Ruffin, Eli Amerson, James Johnston.

  • Aaron Moor.

(1). 1753. Bertie Deed Book H, Page 9. Aaron Moore is a witness to a transfer by John Hill, Sheriff of Bertie, to Robert Peel of Northhampton County. August 14, 1753. 20 Pounds for * Acres. Land adjacent John Jones, Edward Howard on Eastside of Ahoskey Swamp. Being the same land that Theophilus Pugh bought of Robert Rogers on March 14, 1739. The witnesses are William Moore, David Dickinson, Aaron Moore. November Court 1753. Samuel Ormes C/C.

(2). 1753. Bertie Deed Book H, Page 11. John Hill, Sheriff of Bertie to Aaron Moor. August 14, 1753. 56 Pounds for 250 Acres Being the land that Theophilus Pugh purchased of John Perry. Witnesses are William Moore, David Dickinson, Robert Peel. November Court 1753. *.

(3). 1753. Bertie Deed Book H, Page 95. Aaron Moore is a witness to the transfer by John Hill, Sheriff of Bertie, to William Moor of Nansemond County, Virginia. August 14, 1753. 62 Pounds for 640 Acres. Sale of lands of Theophilus Pugh land formerly belonging to John Beverly & Robert Beverly and sold to Pugh. December 11, 1738. Witnesses are Robert Peele, David Dickinson, Aaron Moore. May Court 1754. Samuel Ormes C/C.

(4). 1755. Bertie Deed Book H, Page 151. Aaron Moore to John Minshaw (Minshew) of Chowan County. March 1, 1755. 30 Pounds for 300 Acres in Cashy Swamp by patent to John Rasberry February 4, 1725. Adjacent Joseph Howard, ____ Parker. Witnesses are Marte Brickell, John Brickell. April Court 1755. Benjamin Wynns C/C.

  1. Edward Moore. (this is a different Edward Moore than the earlier Edward Moore who had died by 1757 as indicated by the deeds recorded at Bertie Deed Book H, Pages 449 and 450).

(1). 1759. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 99-(160). Edward Moore is listed as a witness to the transfer by Dempsey (x) Grant to Mickael King of Baufort County. 10 Pounds. 100 Acres which had bee a deed to John Gray who conveyed it to James Parker who conveyed it to Dempsey Grant, joining Broad Branch, William King. Witnesses are Edward Moore, John Chrisp (Crisp). January Court 1759. CC: Benjamin Wynns.

(2). 1762. Bertie Deed Book K, Page 393-(163). Cullen Pollok of Bertie County to Edward Moore of same. June 10, 1762. Deed of gift. 104 Acres, joining Flatt Swamp, Todds Branch, John Cake. Witnesses are Edward King, Riben Fields. July Court 1762. CC: John Johnston. This Edward Moore may be related to James Moore who lived close to Cullen Pollok.

  • George Moore.

(1). 1758. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 106-(170). George Moye, John (x) Moye, George Moor of Beaufort County to William Cowand of Bertie County. 25 July 1758. 8 Pounds proclamation. 50 Acres which was part of the land Smithwick Gardner purchased from William Bently, on north side of Cut Sypress Creek, joining John Ward, said Bently, Maning. Witnesses are John Ward, Luke Ward, Rebeckah Ward. Janurary Court 1759. CC: Benjamin Wynns. In the later transfer of this land by William Coward recorded at Bertie Deed Book I, Page 131-(215), the land is described as joining William Bently, John Ward, Roanoke River.

  • Moses Moore.

(1). 1759. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 159-(264). Arther Moore and Moses Moore are listed as witnesses to the transfer by William Bird of Bertie County to Joseph Farmer of same. March 30, 1759. 10 Pounds Virginia. 100 Acres (messuage), joining Sequea Swamp, William Bird, Joseph Farmer, where Thomas Parker lived. Witnesses are Arther Moore, William Williford, Moses Moore. April Court 1759. CC: Benjamin Wynns.

(2). 1802. Abstracts of Edgecombe County Wills, Page 231. There is a will for Moses Moore, April 2, 1802. May Court 1802. Wife: Susanna, lend 120 Acres South Side of Tyancokey Swamp, also 1 negro, for widowhood; stock cattle, tools, furniture and $5. Son: George, $1 silver beside that already given him.William, son of George, and wife Elizabeth, $100 silver. Sons: Hartwell, Joseph, Moses, Mark, John, $100 silver each. All land divided between latter 4 sons. Daughters: Nancy, Elizabeth, Rebecca, Esther, $24 each. Executors are LaMon Ruffin, Simeon Horn, Dempsey Jenkins, Mark Dillard. Witnesses are H. Haywood, Ethelred Ruffin, Samuel Handby.

  • Thomas Moore. [alias Thomas Cotten]

(1). 1758. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 189-(340). Thomas Cotton of Northampton County to his son, Thomas Moore. November 16, 1758. Deed of Gift. 25 Pounds Virginia when shall become 21 years of age, with reversion to the estate should he die before then or have no lawful issue. Witnesses are John Brown, Josiah Brown, Abram Jones. July Court 1759. CC: Benjamin Wynns.

(2). 1758. Bertie Deed Book I, Page 190-(340). Anne Moore of Bertie County to her son Thomas Moore. November 16, 1758. Deed of gift. Negro boy Bob that my father Epaphroditus Moore willed, when my said son comes of age, with reversion to the estate should he die before that age and have no lawful issue. Witnesses are John Brown, Josiah Brown, Abram Jones. July Court 1759. CC: Benjamin Wynns.

  • Titus Moore.

(1). 1735/36. Bertie Deed Book E, Page 42. John Moore to Titus Moore. March 21, 1735/36. 12 Pounds 10 Shillings for 100 Acres. Part of a conveyance made over by Theophillis Williams to Joseph Ballard dated March 1, 1727/28. Witnesses are Thomas Harrell, George House, and Henry Averey. November Court 1736. *.

  • Lawrence Moore.

(1). research by Mike Hirsch
Records Prior to 1767 relevant to the North Carolina Origins of Arthur Moore in present day Hertford and Bertie Counties, North Carolina

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