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  • ID: I502
  • Name: Stephen Moore General
  • Surname: Moore
  • Given Name: Stephen
  • Suffix: General
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1734 in , , New York, Colony
  • Death: 1799 in Mt Tirzah, Person, North Carolina, USA
  • Reference Number: F502
  • _UID: 289BA80538D6814D9DB89105E9398505E364
  • Note:
    !SOURCE(1):
    Page 34 - SIX CENTURIES OF MOOR DE FALLEY by David Moore
    HALL, printed 1904 by O.E. FLANHART Printing Co., Richmond,
    VA. and page 38 for himself.
    !CITATION(1):
    Copied from page 38 of the above source:
    "Gen. Stephen Moore, of White Hall, Moore's-Folly-on-
    the-Hudson, N. Y., and Mount Tirzah, N. C. (1734-1799),
    Lieut. DeLancey's Brigate, British Army, (war 1756);
    afterwards Paymaster to the army in Canada, m. Griselda
    Philips, of Boston, Mass. Issue. 1-John m. Sarah Bail-
    ey. 2-Philips. 3-Marcus, d/ inf. 4-Cadmus, d. inf. 5-
    Ann, d. unm. 6-Samuel. 7-Portius. 8-Sidney m. Mary
    Reade. 9-Frances. 10-Mary m.to Hon. Richard Stanford,
    U. S. Senator from North Carolina. During the Revolu-
    tionary War he moved from Moore's-Folly-on-the-Hudson
    to Mount Tirzah N. C. a beautiful spot in (now) Person
    Co. 'where the ax had never been laid to tree'. In 1779
    he took command of a regiment of North Caroina State
    troops which participated in the first battle of Cam-
    den, in which battle the Americans under Gen. Horatio
    Gates were defeated by the British under Lord Cornwal-
    lis, and he was taken prisoner and carried to Charles-
    ton, S.C. Upon his release he retired to Mount Tirzah;
    after the peace he sold his estate on the Hudson to the
    U. S. Government. It is now the site of the U. S.
    Military Academy, (founded 1802). Moore, Henshaw,
    supra. Mrs. Sophronia Moore Horner, Genealogist."
  • Change Date: 13 Oct 2001 at 20:57:52



    Father: John Moore Col. b: 1686 in , , South Carolina, Colony
    Mother: Frances Lambert b: 1692 in , , , France

    Marriage 1 Griselda Philips b: ABT 1740 in Boston(?), , Massachusetts, USA
    • Married: ABT 1760
    Children
    1. Has No Children John Moore b: ABT 1761 in
    2. Has No Children Philips Moore b: ABT 1762 in
    3. Has No Children Marcus Moore b: ABT 1763 in
    4. Has No Children Cadmus Moore b: ABT 1764 in
    5. Has No Children Ann Moore b: ABT 1765 in
    6. Has No Children Samuel Moore b: ABT 1766 in
    7. Has Children Portius Moore b: ABT 1767 in
    8. Has No Children Sidney Moore b: ABT 1768 in
    9. Has No Children Frances Moore b: ABT 1769 in
    10. Has No Children Mary Moore b: ABT 1770 in
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