James Moore & wife

James Moore 16?? – bef 1735
& wife
of Nansemond County, Virginia
& Bertie County, NC

his parents | her parents

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. James Moore died Dec 1735 Bertie Prec.
    married Susannah ?
    1. Morice Moore
    2. Sarah Moore
  2. 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.
    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.
    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. *, *.
    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(?). *. *.
    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.
    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(?). *. *.
    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.
    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.
    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. *.

Will of James Moore 28 Nov 1735 – proved Dec Ct 1735 of Bertie Precinct
“being very sick and weak…” Wife, Susannah Moore – Negro Mingo, household goods, etc.
Son Morice Moore – plantation where I now live, also my land on Fishing Creek adj. Richard Web containing 300 acres, also Negro Rose. Daughter Sarah Moore – Negro Tom. All my steer and cattle at Fishing Creek are to be sold and the proceeds divided among my children. If John Williams pays to my executors …[record torn] and if he refuses this land will remain with my son. My children are to be given a Christian education. Ex. John Dawson. Wit: James Barnes, Robert Terrell, John [x] Brown. Codicil 28 Nov 1735. Wife -livestock. Wit: Robert Ruffin, James Tart, Saml. Cotton.

  1. 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. 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. 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 29thSeptember. 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. 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.

  • 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. *.

(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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