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Silas Moorman, Sr
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Birth: 1799
Death: unknown

From "Once Upon A Tima - A History of the Emory Chapel Community", by David M. Hall, 1976. Page 328:

The Moormans were very early immigrants to Chambers County. The 1840 Census indicated that Silas Moorman's family consisted of two minors under the age of five and one under the age of 10 and two in the age group of 20-30. Later census shows that he was married to "Elizabeth" and that they both were born in Georgia, he in 1799 and she in 1803. The Moormans were successful farmers in Section 32, Township 22, Range 27 in the early years of Chambers County. Both are thought to be buried in graves marked by field stones at head and foot about the center of the Moorman row in Emory Chapel Cemetery.

Children of Silas Sr. and Elizabeth Moorman:

1. Michael Moorman (1825-1897). Married Elizabeth Jay.
2. Silas Moorman, Jr. (1831-1922). Married Miriam S. Nichols.
3. Thomas Moorman (1835-1863). Died at Demopolis, AL as a result of wounds received during the War. He served with Company "I" 37th Ala. Inf. Reg. CSA.
4. Elizabeth Moorman (1837 - ).
5. James Moorman (1842 - ). Married Mary Tackett in 1883.
1850 Chambers County, (Dist. 19) AL Census:


Silas Mormon 51M Farmer R$400 Born GA
Elisabeth Mormon 46F Born GA
Silas Mormon 19M Farmer Born GA
Thomas Mormon 15M Farmer Born AL
Elisabeth Mormon 13F Born AL
James Mormon 8M Born AL
1860 Chambers County, (Northern Div.) AL Census:


Silas Moorman 61M Farmer R$500 P$1,500 (1-Slave) Born GA
Elizabeth Moorman 57F Born GA
Silas Moorman 29M Farm Laborer P$200 Born GA
Thomas Moorman 25M Farm Laborer Born GA
James Moorman 18M Farm Laborer Born GA
1870 Chambers County, (Beat 5) Census:

Silas Morman 72M R$300 P$150 Born GA
Elizabeth Morman 68F Keeping House Born GA
James Morman 27M Farm Hand Born AL
Geo. Miller 25M (Black) Farm Hand Born AL
Dilma Miller 20F (Black) House Servant Born AL
Addie Miller 3F (Black) Born AL
Floyde Miller 1F (Black) Born AL
Hannah Miller 5/12F (Black) Born AL
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Moorman (1803 - ____)*
  Michael Moorman (1825 - 1897)*
  Silas Moorman (1831 - 1922)*
*Calculated relationship
Emory Chapel Cemetery
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Churchwell
Record added: Jul 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93905287


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