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Reverend John MOORE  Reverend John MOORE[1, 2, 3, 4]
Male 1767 - 1842

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  • Prefix  Reverend 
    Birth  11 Jul 1767  , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Deed  12 Jun 1783  , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    for land for a Methodist Episcopal church 


    • "Concord Church, near Seaboard and the Virginia line, was the first Methodist meeting house in Northampton County, North Carolina. A deed for the land was given 12 June 1783 by Howell Hobbs of Brunswick County, Virginia, to Matthew Myrick and Nathaniel Mason of Brunswick and Henry King and John Moore of Northampton. These same men signed a covenant on 5 June 1793 to construct a church building on the lot. The small white clapboard church is in use today, making it the oldest continually used church in the county."
    Footprints In Northampton, 1741 - 1776 - 1976
    "Footprints In Northampton," 1741 - 1776 - 1976
    Concord Methodist Episcopal (M.E.) Church, Northampton County, NC
    Footprints In Northampton, 1741 - 1776 - 1976
    "Footprints In Northampton," 1741 - 1776 - 1976
    Concord Methodist Episcopal (M.E.) Church History
    Covenant  5 Jun 1793  , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    A covenant was signed to construct the Concord Methodist Episcopal Church 
    Footprints In Northampton, 1741 - 1776 - 1976; [cover]
    "Footprints In Northampton," 1741 - 1776 - 1976; [cover]
    History of Northampton County, North Carolina, published by the Northampton County Bicentennial Committee
    Church Built  1795  , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Concord Methodist Episcopal Church 
    Footprints In Northampton, 1741 - 1776 - 1976
    "Footprints In Northampton," 1741 - 1776 - 1976
    Concord Methodist Episcopal (M.E.) Church, Northampton County, NC
    Footprints In Northampton, 1741 - 1776 - 1976
    "Footprints In Northampton," 1741 - 1776 - 1976
    Methodist Churches in Northampton County, NC
    Emigration  1817  , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Immigration  1817  , Jones, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation  Bef 1817  , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    minister of the Methodist Episcopal church 
    1830 Census  1830  , Jones, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3


    • 1 free white male of 60 and under 70 (John Moore)

      5 male slaves under 10 years of age
      1 male slave of 36 and under 55
      3 female slaves of 10 and under 24
      1 female slave of 36 and under 55
    Residence  1830  , Jones, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Land  6 Jan 1840  , Jones, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8


    • "I give and bequeath unto my trusty friend John Pitts six hundred and seven and a half acres of land more, less, which I bought of Paton [sic] T. Pitts whereon I now live..."
    Will  6 Jan 1840  , Jones, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Will and Testament 
    • PROBATE

      Jones County, Georgia
      Record of Wills, Book C, pages 291-294
      John Moore's Will

      Georgia
      Jones County

      John Moore of the county and State aforesaid, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, and being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following, s't to wit s't. I will that all debts due me at my death be collected and all debts due by me to be paid off. I give and bequeath unto my trusty friend John Pitts the following negroes, to wit, David and Rebecka, Hagar, Susan, Wyet, Serry and William, Martha and Elysa, and their increase hereafter born, upon trust that he shall control and use the same and apply the profits arising therefrom to the support and maintenance of my daughter, Nancy C. Moore, wife of John R. Moore, and her three children now with her, namely, Thomas, John and Benjamin Moore, or any child or children hereafter born of her body, for and during the natural life of the said Nancy C. Moore, and at the death of said Nancy C. Moore, all the said negroes, with their increase to be equally divided between her three children now with her namely: Thomas, John and Benjamin Moore, or any other child or children hereafter born of her body., to them and their heirs, forever, and in case of the death of either of the brothers before they are twenty one years old, the living brothers to heir the property to them and their heirs forever.

      I give and bequeath unto my trusty friend John Pitts six hundred and seven and a half acres of land more, less, which I bought of Paton T. Pitts whereon I now live, with a cotton gin, upon trust that he shall control and use the same, and apply the profits arising therefrom to the support and maintenance of my daughter Nancy C. Moore and her three children now with her, or any other child or children hereafter born of her body, for and during the natural life of said Nancy C. Moore. It is my will and desire that after the death of my daughter Nancy C. Moore that my land be equally divided between the three children now with her, or any other child or children hereafter born of her body, to them and their heirs forever, and if either of the children die before they are twenty one years old, the living above mentioned to heir the property of the deceased to them and their heirs forever. I give and bequeath unto my trusty friend John Pitts the following property, namely, three feather beds and furniture, three of the bedsteads and mattresses, one desk and book case, one clock, on side board, one walnut table, one small painted table, one large pine table, two chest, six rush bottom chairs, one large looking glass, fire dogs, tongs and shovel, all my library of books, in a word all my household and kitchen furniture and crop of corn and cotton, if any in hand, all my plantation utensils, upon trust that he shall control and use the same, and apply the profits arising therefrom, to the support of my daughter Nancy C. Moore and her three children now with her, namely, Thomas Moore and John and Benjamin Moore, or any other child or children hereafter born of her body, to them and their heirs forever. Should John R. Moore live longer than his wife, Nancy C. Moore, it is my will and desire that he shall have a reasonable support out of my estate, during a single life, and in case said John Pitts should die before the death of my daughter Nancy C. Moore, wife of John R. Moore, in that event it is my will and desire that the Court of Ordinary of Jones County appoint some suitable person to act in his place, to carry this, my last will and testament, into effect as directed and the person so appointed by said court, from time to time, and give the power before vested in said John Pitts and for the same purposes and at the death of said Nancy C. Moore, wife of John R. Moore, this trust to cease and determine.

      I give and bequeath unto my son Henry Moore the following negroes, to wit, Shadrick, Jerry, Charlotte, Jack, Mary, Temple, and their increase, to him and his heirs forever.

      I hereby constitute and appoint John R. Moore and Paton T. Pitts executors to carry into effect this my last will and testament. I hereby revoke all former wills by me made. Given under my hand and seal this the 6th day of January 1840.

      John Moore (Seal)

      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of

      Joseph Winship
      Peter Clower
      Howell F. Williams

      Georgia
      Jones County
      In Chambers 1 February 1842.

      And now in vacation, before us, James Gray and Charles Hutchings, two of the justices of the Inferior court of said county, in person appeared Joseph Winship and Peter Clower, two of the subscribing witnesses to the within instrument of writing, who being duly sworn say that they saw John Moore, the testator, sign, seal, publish and declare the within instrument of writing to be and contain his true last will and testament, that testator did the same freely and without compulsion & that at the time of the execution of the same, the testator was of sound and disposing mind and memory, and that deponents signed the same as witnesses with Howell F. Williams at the request of testator, in his presence and in the presence of each other.

      Joseph Winship
      Peter Clower

      Sworn to, subscribed before us this February 1842.

      Charles Hutchings, J. I. C.
      James Gray, J.I. C.

      Recorded 13 June 1842.
    Cemetery  Jan 1842  Clinton, Jones, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Clinton Methodist Church Cemetery 
    • He is buried in the Moore/Pitts family plot.
    Died  Jan 1842  , Jones, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    • He was living in the home of Peyton T. Pitts (grandson-in-law) at the time of his death.
    Buried  Jan 1842  Clinton, Jones, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Address:
    Old Highway 18
    Clinton, GA 
    Moore, Reverend John, born 1767
    Moore, Reverend John, born 1767
    Status: Located. He was born in Northampton County, North Carolina, on 11 Jul 1767. He died Jan 1842 in Jones County, Georgia. He founded and was the minister of the Concord Methodist Episcopal Church in Northampton County, North Carolina, in 1795. [Picture taken by Elise, findagrave.com. Used by permission.]
    Probate  1 Feb 1842  , Jones, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Find A Grave Memorial  16 Feb 2010  Clinton, Jones, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Memorial #21738281 
    • Transferred to me on this date by Jack Johnson; original record added 24 Sep 2007.
    Religion  Methodist Episcopal 
    Person ID  I133  First Family Tree
    Last Modified  03 May 2010 
     
    Family  Rebecca FLETCHER,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Nancy C. MOORE,   b. 13 Oct 1787, , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1845, Clinton, Jones, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Henry MOORE,   b. 1793, , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1870
    Last Modified  01 Feb 2010 
    Family ID  F47  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 11 Jul 1767 - , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - for land for a Methodist Episcopal church - 12 Jun 1783 - , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCovenant - A covenant was signed to construct the Concord Methodist Episcopal Church - 5 Jun 1793 - , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Built - Concord Methodist Episcopal Church - 1795 - , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1817 - , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1817 - , Jones, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - minister of the Methodist Episcopal church - Bef 1817 - , Northampton, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1830 Census - 1830 - , Jones, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1830 - , Jones, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 6 Jan 1840 - , Jones, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - Last Will and Testament - 6 Jan 1840 - , Jones, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCemetery - Clinton Methodist Church Cemetery - Jan 1842 - Clinton, Jones, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jan 1842 - , Jones, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Old Highway 18
    Clinton, GA - Jan 1842 - Clinton, Jones, Georgia, USA
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 1 Feb 1842 - , Jones, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFind A Grave Memorial - Memorial #21738281 - 16 Feb 2010 - Clinton, Jones, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • (Research):Original tax lists for 1762, 1786, and 1790 are in the Department of Archives, Raleigh.

      North Carolina Census, 1790-1890

      Name: John Moore
      State: NC
      County: Northampton County
      Township: Lashleys District
      Record Type: State or colonial census
      Page: 001
      Database: NC Early Census Index


      1840 Census - possibly living with his son-in-law, John R. Moore, who shows a 73 yr old living with him.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Marriage and Death Notices from The Southern Christian Advocate, Volume I, 1837-1860, Brent H. Holcomb, (Southern Historical Press, Easley, SC, 1979), page 624, Issue of August 22, 1845, Obituary of Nancy C. Moore [b1787] (Reliability: 3), 30 Oct 2007.

    2. [S69] FriendsofCems.org, Volunteers, (FriendsofCems.org), Jones County Cemeteries, Clinton Methodist Church Cemetery, Rev. John Moore, b. 11 Jul 1767, d. Jan 1842, Lot 37, Person No. 5 (Reliability: 3), 27 Apr 2007.

    3. [S205] 1830 USA Census, (Ancestry.com. 1830 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifth Census of the United States, 1830. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1830. M19, 201 rolls.), John Moore, Jones County, Georgia, page 454, line 18 (Reliability: 3), 18 Oct 2008.
      1 free white male of 60 and under 70 (John Moore)

      5 male slaves under 10 years of age
      1 male slave of 36 and under 55
      3 female slaves of 10 and under 24
      1 female slave of 36 and under 55

    4. [S78] Findagrave.com, Rev. John Moore; b. 11 Jul 1767; d. Jan 1842; Clinton United Methodist Church Cemetery; Clinton, Jones, Georgia; Memorial #21738281 (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2010.

    5. [S67] RootsWeb, Scotch Irish Kin, updated 11 Dec 2008 (Reliability: 2), 16 Jan 2009.
      Contact Paul at mahalo.hb@verizon.net

      http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=50pd27rd&id=I2242

    6. [S414] "Footprints in Northampton", (Northampton County, Northampton County Bicentennial Committee, 1976), page 183 (Reliability: 3), 18 Oct 2008.

    7. [S200] Obituary Moore, Major John R. b. 1787, Tad Evans, (Tad Evans, Savannah, Ga., 1997), p. 115. Southern Recorder Newspaper, issue of Tuesday, March 23, 1869 (Reliability: 3), 7 Nov 2007.

    8. [S7] Will of Rev. John Moore b. 1767, Reverend John Moore, (Jones County, Georgia., written 6 Jan 1840, probated 1 Feb 1842, recorded 13 Jun 1842), Record of Wills, Book C, pages 291-294 (Reliability: 3), 27 Jan 2009.

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