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

Thomas Moore

Male Bef 1697 - 1745  (> 48 years)


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  • Name Thomas Moore 
    Born Bef 1697 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jan 1745  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I129489  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 

    Father Francis Moore,   b. 1660,   d. 15 Jul 1718, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne MNU Moore,   d. Aft 1718, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F14932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Gregory,   b. Aft 1684, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1745, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 59 years) 
    Married Aft 1710  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gregory Moore,   b. Aft 1725, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1745, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)  [natural]
     2. Catherine Moore,   b. Aft 1725, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1745, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)  [natural]
     3. John Moore,   b. Bef 1724, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1748, Drysdale Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F21280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1743-1747 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 7; [The Virginia Genealogist-John Frederick Dorman]; Page 238-40. Bond of John Moore as administrator of Thomas Moore. For £500 current money. 15 Jan. 1744 [1745].
      Securities, Thomas Edmondson and Robert Spilsbee Coleman.
      John Moore
      Thos. Edmondson jr.
      Robt. Sp. Coleman
      15 Jan. 1744 [1745]. Acknowledged.
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      1743-1747 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 7; [The Virginia Genealogist-John Frederick Dorman]; Page 362-64. Thomas Moore. Inventory. 31 Jan. 1744 [1745]. Made pursuant to order of 15 Jan. 1744 [1745]. Total valuation £88.0.7 , including one Negro woman.
      valued at £32.
      Thos. Edmondson jr.
      Wm. Smith
      John Chamberlain
      20 Aug. 1745. Returned.

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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 46-47.
      Will of Richard Brasier of Southfarnham Parish in Essex County being sick and weake, dated 19 April 1717. Unto my brother John Brasier 50 acres of land of the point joining to the Gleabe swamp near to Covington's mill dam.
      All the rest of my land and plantation unto William Hudson's three sons; vizt. his own two sons William and John and his son in law Robert Davis:
      William Hudson, my sole executor.
      The 50 acres given unto my brother John be under the care of my executor William Hudson until the return of my brother John from where he has gone to and if My brother never returns the 50 acres to be divided equally to Wm. Hudson's three, sons.
      Richard (R Brasier
      Wit: Joseph [X) Anderson, Elliner [x] Moddy, Fran Moore
      21 May 1717. Proved by Francis Moore, Joseph Anderson and Ellenor Moody.
      Page 47. 21 May 1717.. Bond of Wm. Hudson as executor of Richard Brasier. Unto John, Lomax, Augustin Smith Reub. Welch, Thos. Waring; Gent., justices. For £500 sterling.
      Securities, Martin Naul and Thomas Moore of Essex County.
      Wm. (W H)., Hudson
      Thomas Moore.
      Wit:, Thomas Edwards.
      21 May 1717. Acknowledged
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      1724-1728 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 18; [Antient Press]; Page 26-30
      THIS INDENTURE made the Fifteenth/Sixteenth day of February in the year of our Lord God according to the Computation now used in the Church of Great Britain 1724 Between THOMAS MOORE Taylor & ELIZABETH his Wife of Southfarnham Parish in ye County of Essex & RICHARD GATEWOOD of parish & County aforesd Planter WITNESSETH that the said Thomas Moore & Elizabeth his Wife for sum of thirty and five pounds Sterl Money of great Britain to them paid by these presents have granted unto the said Richard Gatewood in his actual possession now being of the premises hereinafter mentioned by Virtue of Indenture of bargain and sale to him thereof made bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these presents & by the Statute for transferring uses into possession assigns all that tract of land contayning 80 acres beginning at three mark't trees Vizt a white oak, hickory & red oak that divides the said land from the Land of RICHARD GRIGORY & running from thence up the OLD MILL ROAD to two red oaks & from thence down a Valley cross a branch to a Gum thence over a branch to three corner red oaks & from thence to the Tann Yard branch & from thence up the branch to a mark's tree & so along a line of mark't trees to the first beginning all which said premises are on the North West side of the MAIN ROAD & now in possession of said Thomas Moore and Elizabeth his wife or
      their assigns . .
      Sealed in presence of JAMES GATEWOOD, Thomas Moore
      CHARLES SHACKELFORD Elizabeth E. Moore
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 16th day of March 1724
      Thomas Moore and Elizabeth his Wife the said Elizabeth first privily examin'd acknowledged their lease/release to Richard Gatewood which on the motion of James Gatewood on behalf of the said Richard Gatewood is admitted to record.
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      1742-1745 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 23; [Antient Press]; Page 76-80
      THIS INDENTURE made the XIth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Forty three Between THOMAS MOORE and ELIZABETH MOORE, Wife of the said THOMAS MOORE, of the County of Essex and Parish of SOUTHFARNHAM of the one part and JAMES JONES of the County and Parish aforesaid of the other part; Witnesseth that the said THOMAS MOORE and ELIZABETH his Wife for the summ of Sixty six pounds current money of Virginia hall granted unto the abovesaid JAMES JONES his heirs and assigns forever all that parcel of Land containing One hundred acres more or less which included the bounds hereafter mentioned and lying and being on the South side of a Road leading from PISCATTAWAY FERRY to the UPPER CHURCH in the aforesaid Parish of SOUTHFARNHAM, and some part of the said Land lies on the South side of a Road leading out of the aforesaid FERRY ROAD to PISCATAWAY OLD MILL BRIDGE being the Land and Plantation whereon the said THOMAS MOORE and ELIZABETH his Wife formerly dwelt and left to the said ELIZABETH by her Father, RICHARD GRIGORY deced., by his last Will and Testament in writing bearing date on or about the 17th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred recourse thereunto being had more plainly and at large will appear, being the Land and Plantation whereon AUSTINE PASSONS now dwells, the said Land is bounded, Begining at a large white Oak standing near the sd. Road that leads to PISCATTAWAY OLD MILL BRIDGE so along a line of marked trees down to a Marsh side on the North side of PISCATTAWAY CREEK, being the old ancient and reputed bounds between the said Land and the land of ST. JOHN's now GATEWOOD's, so along the said Marsh side to the mouth of a Branch runing into PISCATTAWAY CREEK, then up the sd. Branch the water courses thereof up to the head of the same near to the said PISCATTAWAY FERRY ROAD, thence from the head of the said Branch along a line of marked trees to the aforesaid FERRY ROAD so oup the same and the said Road that leads to PISCATTAWAY OLD MILL BRIDGE 'til it comes to the said beginning white Oak tree; To have and to hold the abovesaid one hundred acres of Land and every part and parcel thereof unto the said JAMES JONES his heirs and assigns forever, together with all houses, orchards, trees, water courses and all profits and advantages thereunto belonging; And the said THOMAS MOORE and ELIZABETH his Wife for themselves their heirs doth covenant with the said JAMES JONES his heirs that he for ever shall peaceably and quietly have all the said Land in the bounds aforesaid and all the premisses and they the said THOMAS MOORE and ELIZABETH his Wife will warrant and forever defend the abovesaid Land all and singular their right to all the Lands and Tenements with the appurtenances whatsoever that is lieing and being on the South side of the said Road that leads from PISCATTAWAY FERRY to the sd UPPER CHURCH in the Parish aforesaid which formerly did belong to the sd. RICHARD GRIGORY, Father of the sd. ELIZABETH MOORE, and the said THOMAS MOORE and ELIZABETH his Wife doth thereby also agree with the said JAMES JONES that they will at all times make all such further act and acts for the better conveying the said Land and premisses that he the said JAMES JONES his heirs or assigns shall at any time require; In Witness whereof the sd. parties have set their hands and seals
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      AUSTINE PASSONS, THOMAS MOORE
      JAMES ST. JOHN, ELIZABETH MOORE
      MARY PASSONS, her marke
      Memorandum that the with day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Forty three, Livery and seisin was delivered by the within named THOMAS MOORE and ELIZABETH his Wife unto the within named JAMES JONES of the Mansion House on the within mentioned Land and premisses in the name of all the Lands and premisses with the appurtenances to be conveyed by the within Deed to hold to him the
      said JAMES JONES forever, according to the true meaning of the same Deed. In Witness whereof the said THOMAS MOORE and ELIZABETH his Wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written
      in presence of us AUSTINE PASSONS, THOMAS MOORE
      JAS: ST. JOHN, ELIZABETH MOORE MARY M PASSONS
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa: on the 20th day of September 1743
      THOMAS MOORE and ELIZABETH his Wife (the said ELIZABETH being first privately examined by SAMUEL HIPKINS Gent.) acknowledged this Indenture and the Livery of Seisen thereon endorsed to JAMES JONES to be their acts and deeds which was admitted to Record and is truely recorded
      Test W. BEVERLEY, Cl Cur
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.geocities.com/janet_ariciu/Gregory.html
      URL title: Janet's Genealogy - Gregory Family
      Note:
      1 Apr 1745 K&Q Co: Deed. Susanna Meador of S.Farnham Par, Ess.Co. sells John Chamberlain of same parish a tract of land on a swamp called King's Branch and running to a swamp called the Tanyard in S.Farnham Par. which land was devised in the will of RICHARD GREGORY the elder dec'd to his son RICHARD GREGORY and by his decease did descend to his 2 sisters ELIZABETH MOORE the wife of THOMAS MOORE dec'd, and SARAH MEADOR the wife of JOHN MEADOR dec'd, and by their decease is now descended to JOHN MOORE eldest son of ELIZABETH MOORE dec'd, and to the sd SUSANNA the only daughter of SARAH MEADOR dec'd. s/Susanna x Meador. Wit: Thomas Meador Jr., John Meador, John Allen Jr.

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