Name: John MOORE , Capt.
Birth: 3 FEB 1730 in Kent Co., Maryland
Death: AUG 1812 in Died unmarried at 'Arcadia' in Kent County, Maryland
Death: in D.S.P.
Will written 17 JUN 1812
Will Proven 11 AUG 1812
Reference Number: 2185
Will of John Moore
Kent County Wills Liber 9 Page. 182
"Whereas in Aug 1795 I lodged in the hands of my brother THOMAS MOO RE of Harrison County, KY. $ 1,971 for which I took bond for the purcha se of land.
In 1797 I received a letter from THOMAS MOORE in which he said he laid o ut money for land in KY. I gave him the $1,971 for the land purchas ed in my name.
To my brother AUGUSTINE MOORE of Washington County, PA $139.00 th at he owes me on bond.
To my nephew RICHARD CAULK who has moved to upper Louisiana on the Mi sura River $140 that he owes me on bond. To my nephew ISAAC CAULK a ll my real estate and he to pay Mary Battershell (my housekeeper) $24. 00 annually during her life.
EXEC: ISAAC CAULK Witnesses: Jospeh Wickes, Joseph Brown 3rd, Willi am W. Brown
The above said land given to Isaac Caulk was known as "Arcadia." On pa rt of this land was fought, the "Battle of Moorefield" of " Caulk's Field. "
Source: History of Kent County, Maryland, 1630-1916, bu Fred G. Usilton
Father: William MOORE b: 17 JAN 1703 in St. Pauls Parish, Kent Co., Maryland c: 24 FEB 1703 in Kent Co., Maryland
Mother: Rachel MEDFORD b: ABT 1703