James Robertson Moore I

Brief Life History of James Robertson

James Robertson Moore I was born on 26 October 1719, in Brunswick, Virginia, British Colonial America. He married Lucinda Austin in 1742, in Brunswick, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1780, in Brunswick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

James Robertson Moore I
1719–1780
Lucinda Austin
1722–1792
Marriage: 1742
Robertson Moore II
1746–
Peter Austin Moore
1749–1789
Mary Moore
1751–1838
John Austin Moore
1756–1810
Lucinda Moore
1762–1797

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  • Robertson Moore, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (3)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

1775

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English more ‘moor, marsh, fen’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place, or a habitational name from any of various places called with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.

English (of Norman origin): ethnic name from Old French more ‘Moor’, either someone from North Africa or, more often, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a Moor. Compare Morrell and Moreau .

English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English personal name More (Old French More, Maur, Latin Maurus), originally denoting either ‘Moor’ or someone with a swarthy complexion (compare Morrell , Morrin , Morris , and sense 2 above). There was a 6th-century Christian saint of this name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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