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  • ID: I5755
  • Name: James (I) MOORE
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1720/1724
  • Death: BEF AUG 1780 in Botetourt County, VA
  • Note:
    James Moore, Sr. or James (I) as he will be referred to in these and other notes, was in Augusta Co (later Botetourt Co. VA by 1753 when he purchased 350 acres on Looney Creek from John Crockett. (DB 5-132 2/20/1753) He wrote his will on 13
    Sep 1776 (WB A-120) and when his will was probated in 1780, the upper half of the 350 acres on Looney Creek went to his son John Moore. The lower half of the acreage went to his son James, Jr. There is information on Looney Creek and Looney
    Creek mill online at:
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    In his will he also mentions his daughter, Martha Ralston. (Martha Moore married Matthew Ralston in 1764 in Augusta County, VA.) In 1789 Matthew and Martha sold their holdings in Botetourt County and within two or three years moved into what
    is now Tennessee and settled in Jefferson County. Matthew's 1800 Jefferson County will was witnessed by James and John Moore. This ties James (I) Moore to the James Moore and John Moore in Jefferson County. and serves as evidence that James (I)
    is related to the Jefferson County Moores.
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  • Note: Botetourt County, VA: Will Book A, p. 120. (Abstract)
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  • Note: James Moore's Will
  • Note: Son James, eldest son
  • Note: Son John, youngest son
  • Note: Son-in-law, Samuel McClechnenhan
  • Note: My four children, John and James Moore, Martha Ralston, and Jean McClenchan
  • Note:
  • Note: Signed: James Moore (x his mark)
  • Note:
  • Note: Teste: Andrew Woods
  • Note: Robert Woods
  • Note: Marthall Woods
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  • Note: Made 13 Sep 1776, proven August 1780.
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  • Note: James Moore was approved as a DAR Patriot on 8 Dec 2012 for Civil Service as a road reviewer.
  • Change Date: 30 DEC 2015

    Marriage 1 Jennet
      1. Has Children Martha MOORE b: ABT 1744 in Augusta Co. VA
      2. Has Children James (II) MOORE b: ABT 1748
      3. Has No Children Jean (Jane) MOORE
      4. Has Children John MOORE b: BEF 1759
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