WILLIAM MOORE Born: 3/5 Mar 1753 Louisa CO, Virginia Married:(1) 08 Jan 1779 Fauquier CO, Virginia (2)24 Aug 1812 Fayette CO, Kentucky Died: 1816-1818 Fayette CO, Kentucky Buried: Lived Also: Possibly Culpepper CO, Virginia and Charles CO, Maryland Father: Samuel Moore Mother: Charity Courts Wife: (1) HANNAH RANSDELL Born: 22 Oct 1758 Fauquier Co, VA Died: Oct 1810 Fayette CO, Kentucky Buried: Fayette Co, Kentucky . Father: William Ransdell * Mother: Mary Chilton * Children: William Wharton B: 1782-83 M: Polly Browning of Virginia Thomas R Henley John Whitney M: Mary Grant Charles Chilton M: Mary Ann Harrison Stone 1821 Samuel Turner M: 1. Emily Tarleton 2. Catherine Tarleton Mary Coates M: James Gray Nancy S. M: Judge Benjamin Young 01 Nov 1811 Elizabeth G. B: 17 Mar 1791 Fayette Co, KY D: 18 Jul 1840 TX M: Henry Brite 24 Dec 1809 Margaret J James References: 1) “The Brites of Capote”, Keith 2) “Early Kentuckians in Missouri” 3) D.A.R. Lineage Book 4) “Texas Society of the D.A.R.” 5) “The Kentucky Land Grants 6) “Virginia Colonial Militia”, Crozier 7) Colonial Families of the United States”, Mackenzie 8) “Virginia Historical Magazine, Vol. 6 p202, Vol. 8 PP 312-314 9) “Campbell, Pilcher & Kindred Families”, Pilcher, 1911 10) “Fayette County Records”, Vol. III, p 80, Vol. V, p210, p212 11) “Hist. Reg. of Virginians in the revolution”, Gwathmey Notes: William Moore served with the Third Virginia Line from 1776 to 1779. He entered service as a sergeant and was discharged as a lieutenant. In 1789, he moved to Fayette CO, Kentucky, where he received large grants of land for his service. Some references give William’s birth as 1747 and death as 1818. William’s father Samuel served in the French and Indian Wars in 1755. He was from Charles CO, Maryland and owned land in Culpepper CO, Virginia in 1753. Samuel was Charity Courts’ second husband. Her first husband was Samuel Adams of Charles CO, Maryland. Several children moved to Callaway CO, Missouri: - Elizabeth Brite 1813 (To Texas in 1839) - Wharton 1819 - Samuel T. 1820 - Nancy Young 1820 - Mary Gray 1824 Charles Chilton was a captain in the War of 1812. His land was called “Forest Retreat” in Fayette County. Will of William Moore, dated 4 Nov 1816. Names wife Margaret Moore, Daughter Mary C. Moore, Son Samuel T. Moore, Son James Moore. Executors: Sons Thomas R., John W. and Samuel T. Moore. Witnesses: Thomas R. Moore & John W. Moore. Probated May Court 1818. Ref (11): Moore, William, Sgt. 3 CL Apr. 10, 1977; Ensign Aug. 15, 1777; 2nd Lieutenant Oct. 28, 1777; retired May 1779, died 1818, Awarded 2,666 acres.