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Maj John Moor
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1731
Litchfield
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: 1809
North Anson
Somerset County
Maine, USA

Revolutionary War Soldier

"Major John Moor, born in Naticott, New Hampshire, (now Litchfield) Nov. 28, 1731, died in North Anson, in 1809. In 1775, Capt. john Moor led a company of forty-five men to Lexington. Was captain in Stark's regiment. Was captain of first New Hampshire regiment, May 23, 1775. Was major in same from June 18, to December 1775. Was major in Fifth Continental Infantry from January 1 to December 21, 1776. A monument was erected at his grave, in 1904, by his descendants, inspired by Ruth Heald Cragin Chapter."

Ref: Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Vol 36 January-June, 1910

Gazette (Portland, ME), Jan. 30, 1809, p. 3, and a similar in the Freeman's Friend (Portland, ME), Feb. 11, 1809, p. 3:
Died, At Norridgewock, on Monday evening, 16th inst. Col. JOHN MOOR, aged 77, being an old revolutionary officer, who commanded the American troops on the left in the battle of Bunker-Hill. His funeral was attended with the most numerous concourse of people ever known in these parts, being 150 sleighs present--A well adapted discourse was preached by the Rev. John Clayford.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Moor (1708 - 1784)
  Deborah Butterfield Moor (1711 - 1765)
 
 Spouse:
  Eunice Farnsworth Moor (1735 - 1822)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Moor (1731 - 1809)
  Priscilla Moore Senter (1736 - 1816)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Oak Cemetery
Norridgewock
Somerset County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: Graves
Record added: Jun 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92268846
Maj John Moor
Added by: Rick Thorpe
 
Maj John Moor
Added by: Rick Thorpe
 
Maj John Moor
Added by: Rick Thorpe
 
 
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*** Thank you for your service. ***
- Bonnie Maskery
 Added: Oct. 21, 2013

-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 27, 2013
To my 6th Great grandfather times 2. I am proud of your service during the REvolutionary War and very proud to be your grandson 2 different ways. As long as I live you will not be forgotten!!
- Scott Vestal
 Added: Jul. 17, 2013
 
 
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