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Benjamin Moore

  • Birth 1712 Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 1784 Maryland, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 49729199

Age at death: approximately 72 years.

Son of James "110" Moore and Mary Moore. Husband of Elizabeth DRYDEN Moore (who was the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Beall Dryden).

Benjamin lived on "Child's Portion" and was a planter. He signed the Oath of Fidelity in support of the Revolution.

See Will of Benjamin Moore in Liber T, #1, Folio 193, Prince Georges Co., Md. Dated 3-11-1784. Will executed 6-8-1784.

Folio 193 BENJAMIN MOORE, planter 03/11/1784 06/02/1784
"being of sound mind and perfect memory ..."
Bequeaths to:
I. James Moore --son -to have 1 Iamb
2. Benjamin Moore --son -to have a calf
3. Elijah Moore --son -to have a calf
1. Mary Hardey --daughter (wife of John Hardey)
-to have a colt
2. Elizabeth Moore --daughter
-to have all the lands which testator is presently possessed of being part of "Child's Potion" to have for her natural life or until marriage
-named executrix of the will
3. Alexander Moore --son
-at death or marriage of testator's daughter Elizabeth to have the lands left to her
Witnesses: James Moore, Sr., Asa Moore, John Smith Mahone, Jesse Moore (mark)
Then came: the four above named subscribers to the will
Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand

Burial location unknown.


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  • Created by: Cenantua
  • Added: 15 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49729199
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