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William Moore[1, 2]

Male 1758 - 1823


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  • Born  15 Feb 1758  , , Chester County (formerly Cecil County MD), Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  1790  , East Nottingham, Cecil County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • male >16: William Moore [at 32]
      female [Dorcas at 26]
      female [Jane at 8]
      male <16 [Elijah at 6]
      female [Phebe at 4]
      female [Sarah at 2]
      male <16 [?]
      female [?]
    Move  1797  , , Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census: Federal  1800  , Huntington (later Union), Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • male 26-45: William Moore [at 42]
      female 26-45 [Dorcas at 36]
      female 16-26 [Jane at 18]
      male 16-26 [Elijah at 16]
      female 10-16 [Phebe at 14]
      female 10-16 [Sarah at 12]
      male <10 [Joseph at 8]
      male <10 [John Kerr at 6]
      male <10 [Walter at 3]
      female <10 [Leah at 0]
    Census: Federal  1810  , Huntington (later Union), Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • male >45: William Moore [at 52], farmer
      female >45 [Dorcas at 46]
      male 16-25 [Joseph at 18]
      male 16-25 [John Kerr at 16]
      male 10-15 [Walter at 13]
      female 10-15 [Leah at 10]
      female <10 [Dorcas R. at 6]
      female <10 [Mary at 3]
    City/Town Formation  1813 
    Union Township was formed from land that was part of Huntington Township 
    Census: Federal  1820  , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • male >45: William Moore [at 62]
      female >45 [Dorcas at 56]
      female 16-26 [Dorcas R. at 16]
      female 10-16 [Mary at 14]
    Occupation  schoolmaster  [2
    • From a contract given to the author by Granville A. (Van) Benscoter: "Agreement made this Day of 1821 ---- witnesseth that Wm. Moore schoolmaster agrees to teach the undernamed subscribers' children in spelling Reading writeing & arithmetic as far as he the sd Moore is capable for the term of six months for the sum of three Dollars for Each schollar to be paid in produce at market price -----. Likewise Comfortable Boarding and Lodging Dureing sd term with a Comfortable schoolhouse with a sufficient quantity of fuel for the season--the sd Moore is to find his saturday and Sabath Board and washing--the produce to be given as he may stand in need of the same ----- witness our hands the date above written ------- William Moore."
    Died  19 May 1823  , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Marvin Cemetery, Muhlenburg, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    Person ID  I3152  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 

    Father  Sampson Moore,   b. Abt 1720, , , Chester County (formerly Cecil County MD), Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1777, , , Chester County, Pennsylvania Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Phebe Gray,   b. Est 1720,   d. Aft 1799 
    Family ID  F1092  Group Sheet

    Family  Dorcas Kerr,   b. 28 Aug 1764, , East Nottingham Township (formerly in Cecil Co MD), Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1842, , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1781 
    Children 
     1. Jane Moore,   b. 17 Nov 1782, , , Chester County (formerly Cecil County MD), Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842, , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elijah Moore,   b. 24 Mar 1784, , , Cecil County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1859, , Monroeville, Huron County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Phoebe Moore,   b. 13 Jul 1786,   d. 24 Apr 1824, , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah Moore,   b. 6 Oct 1788, , Nottingham, Cecil County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1852, , Bloomingdale, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph Moore,   b. 21 Jan 1792, , , , Maryland Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1874, , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John Kerr Moore,   b. 2 May 1794,   d. 1867
     7. William Moore,   b. 6 Feb 1796,   d. 15 Feb 1796
     8. Walter Moore,   b. 3 Jul 1797,   d. 1854
     9. Leah Moore,   b. 7 Mar 1800,   d. Oct 1869
     10. Dorcas R. Moore,   b. 27 Jan 1804,   d. 1892
     11. Mary Moore,   b. 16 Mar 1807,   d. 2 Mar 1891, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F1053  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1758 - , , Chester County (formerly Cecil County MD), Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1790 - , East Nottingham, Cecil County, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMove - 1797 - , , Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1800 - , Huntington (later Union), Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1810 - , Huntington (later Union), Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1820 - , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 May 1823 - , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Marvin Cemetery, Muhlenburg, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S500] Marvin Cemetery, near Muhlenburg (Union Township), Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, grave marker for William Moore, photographed by Linda Kozic, 22 Oct 2004.

    2. [S501] Concerning The Van Bunschoten or Van Benschoten Family in America, A Genealogy and Brief History, William Henry Van Benschoten, (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., 2000 (originally published in 1907)), 506.

    3. [S1666] 1790 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Maryland, Cecil County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2000), M637, roll 3, p. 42, William Moore household, accessed 2 Jul 2008, 2 Jul 2008.

    4. [S1686] 1800 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M32, roll 39, Huntington, p. 354, William Moore household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.

    5. [S1663] 1810 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M252, roll 49, Huntington, p. 633, William Moore household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.

    6. [S1655] 1820 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M33, roll 105, Union Township, p. 433, William Moore household, accessed 16 Jul 2008, 16 Jul 2008.