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William Moorhead
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Birth: Jul. 9, 1762, Bermuda
Death: Mar. 8, 1844
Union County
South Carolina, USA

From Roster of SC Patriots by Bobby Gilmer Moss: While residing in Union District, he entered the army in the winter of 1779 under Capt. Robert Montgomery, Col. James Steen, and Gen. Lincoln. In the summer of 1782, he enlisted under Capt. Nicholas Jasper, Maj. Benjamin Jolly, and Col. Brandon. He and Jolly stole five boats at Ashley Ferry and carried them five miles inland by wagon. In February 1783, he re-enlisted under Captain Montgomery, Maj Jolly, and Gen Pickens and marched against the Cherokee Indians

Died in the portion of Union Co, SC which became Cherokee County, SC
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Torey Moorhead (1730 - 1809)
  Elizabeth Dunn Moorhead (1736 - 1827)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Alice Gilkey Moorhead (1760 - 1826)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Moorhead Smith (1788 - 1875)*
  Walter Moorhead (1798 - 1853)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Morehead (1760 - 1837)*
  William Moorhead (1762 - 1844)
  James L. Moorhead (1770 - 1858)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Moorhead Family Cemetery
Cherokee County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Fran Bundy
Record added: Mar 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34348433
 


- Brenda Baker King
 Added: Jan. 15, 2014
In honor of our 4th Great Grandfather.
- Yvonne & Beverly
 Added: May. 5, 2013

- Pamela Lewellyn Strickland
 Added: Nov. 5, 2012
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