John Moore & Elizabeth

Sally’s 7-great Grandparents:

John Moore bef 1650 – 1688
& wife Elizabeth
of Isle of Wight County, Virginia

An unknown son Moore married Anne Rogers [ca 1630 to aft. 1708] the daughter of Edward Rogers and his wife, Margaret.

Boddie, 17th Century Isle of Wight, p 572 – 9 June 1675 received 300 A on the Blackwater, the son of Anne Matthews and “son in law” of Anthony Matthews.

Chapman, Wills p 28 – John Moore “of the Lower Parish” made his will on 18 March 1686/87. Probate was 9 June 1688. Heirs were his wife Elizabeth, three sons, and two daughters.

Bodie, 17th Century Isle of Wight, p 616 – Elizabeth Moore, the widow, appointed her “brother” George Moore as her attorney in Aug. 1694.

Children of John Moore and his wife, Elizabeth:
1. John Moore [ca 1675 – bef 1732]
2. William Moore ca 1676 – 1744 Surry
3. Thomas Moore ca 1677 – 1744
4. Ann Moore
5. Elizabeth Moore
married Joseph Parnell, son of Thomas

above from Dr. Barry Hayes. I collected the other information.

Children of John Moore:
1. John Moore
2. William Moore ca 1705 -1771
married Sarah Lawrence
a. James Moore ca 1732 – aft 1805 Hertford Co
married ca 1757 Mariah Cotten dau of Arthur
b. Lawrence Moore ca 1734 – bef 1779 Hertford Co (tax list)
signed 1758 petition for formation of Hertford Co
married Sarah Cotten dau. of Arthur
c. William Edward Moore 6 May 1736 – ca 1780 Nansemond Co
married Pensie Wright ca 1755 – ca 1790
3. [Edward Moore]

7 November 1700, John Moore patented 481 acres adj. William Hunter.

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

20 October 1704, John Moore patented 95 acres adj John King.

15 July 1717 John Moore patented 150 acres adj. Adam Raby.

1732 John Moore sold his brother William Moore (current owner 1734) 110 acres in Fork of Southern Branch of Nansemond River in Upper Parish, which John Moore father to John & Wm. willed to sd. John. Southside Virginian Vol V page 11.

Southside Virginian Vol V #1 Jan 87 Nansemond county Records by L. H. Hart After the destruction of Nansemond County records by fire, at the house of Christopher Jackson, Clerk of Court, in April 1734, appointed a commission to include William Wright and 11 others. They were to examine old legal instruments brought in to be rerecorded and take any necessary depositions to prove the validity of these items. Two reports containing abstracts of the rerecorded things are among the Colonial Records at the Public Records Office.

Reel 86 (c.0. 412/24) 1729 or 30–Edward Moore bought from William Moore land whereon said Edward now lives.

Bertie Co NC B 76 William Moore late of Nansemond Co to Henry Barfield 20 November 1725 10 pds for 220 A William son & heir of Richard Moore late of Nansemond Co dec land at Ahosky Marsh adj Leonard Langston. . .

Children of Richard Moore: died 1718 Bertie Co
1. William Moore of Surry Co died in 1744
sold land in Hertford co in Nov 1725
2. John Moor died in 1737
3. Benton Moor
4. Richard Moor – died 1739


Leave a Reply