|Birth: ||Jan. 8, 1767|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 14, 1822|
War of 1812 Military Service: Sgt. Elijah Moseley
Enlisted 30 Sep 1813, Alexander's Battalion, Georgia Militia:
Able to "fight all day and to preach all night," whichever was demanded. . .promoted to Sgt. 8 Jan 1814. . .severely wounded the morning of 27 Jan 1814 in the battle of Calabee Valley. . .dismissed on March 6, 1814 on account of his wound.
Hosea Holcombe, A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Alabama, West Jefferson Co. Historical Soc. 1974, AL, pp. 132-134:
Elijah was Ordained Sept. 5, 1807. He started Preaching at Crooked Creek Baptist Church in 1808, Putnam County, Georgia.
Two of his Children, married into The Family of Revolutionary War Soldier Micajah Brooks., He was one of the Oldest Rev. Soldiers living to be over 100 years old, he is buried in Polk County, Georgia.
Elijah Moseley is buried near Orrville, Dallas County, Alabama. His grave is located among some trees off the edge of a pasture on the land of the Clint and Helen Moore Seale family on State Road 31 and North of State Road 952. The graveyard is bounded by concrete fence posts and was set out by his Son, Lewis Buckley Moseley.
Elijah Moseley was a Baptist preacher in Georgia who came to Alabama to be Pastor of the Providence Baptist Church in Dallas County. He followed His son, Elijah Buckley Moseley into Alabama about 1815. The Land in which he is buried has been in the Seale (Moseley) family and its Descendants since the early 1800s.
William Moseley (1796 - 1865)*
Frances A. Moseley Brooks (1798 - 1868)*
Lewis Buckley Moseley (1801 - 1871)*
David Moseley (1803 - 1875)*
Jonathan H. Moseley (1804 - 1868)*
Peter Moseley (1810 - 1887)*
Created by: Dixie Home Georgia
Record added: Feb 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85235981