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Capt Abel Moore

Capt Abel Moore

Birth
Surry County, North Carolina, USA
Death 9 Feb 1845 (aged 60–61)
Wood River, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Burial Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 20012 · View Source
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Captain Moore and his wife Mary survived the Wood River Massacre of July 10, 1814, in which Indians killed two of their children, two of his brother William's children, William's wife Mary's sister and two of her children. This gravesite is located in the middle of a soccer field, across the street from Gordon Moore Park in Alton, Illinois.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20012
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Abel Moore (1784–9 Feb 1845), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20012, citing Moore Burial Site, Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .