Gen Robert Bines “Rob” Moore

Gen Robert Bines “Rob” Moore

Birth
New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 2 Oct 1866 (aged 76)
Butte County, California, USA
Burial Oroville, Butte County, California, USA
Memorial ID 74724311 · View Source
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General Moore married 1st. wife Catherine B. Gomber who had at least 11 Children in Ohio before her death in 1839
she is buried in the Founders Cemetery , Cambridge , Guernsey County , Ohio and there is a Headstone there for Robert Bines Moore , marker in the Founder's Cemetery would be "cenotaph" which refers to a monument or marker to honor someone not buried at that location.

He Died in Hamilton, Butte County, California and is Buried there.

Photo of his headstone in the Founders Cemetery , Cambridge , Guernsey County , Ohio .
Was Taken By Carole Marie (McMahan) Selby


General Robert Bines Moore was an American hero. Along with the likes of John Bidwell and Thomas Larkin, he was one of the original founders of the State of California, and an integral part in the history of Butte County. General Moore was a veteran of the War of 1812. In 1846, he commanded a detachment of Ohio volunteers (his birthplace) who helped to free California from Mexican rule.

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Rob is the son of Andrew Moore (1765 - 1821) and Elizabet Bines.

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David McNally


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  • Created by: Steven R. Goff
  • Added: 10 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74724311
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Robert Bines “Rob” Moore (28 Aug 1790–2 Oct 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74724311, citing Hamilton Cemetery, Oroville, Butte County, California, USA ; Maintained by Steven R. Goff (contributor 47520734) .