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Benjamin Moore

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Birthplace: Suffolk County (Long Island), Province of New York, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Southold, Suffolk County (Long Island), Province of New York, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Old Burying Ground of First Presbyterian Church, Southold, Suffolk County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Moore, Sr. and Mary Moore
Husband of Abigail Moore; Abigail Booth; Abigail Horton and Anna Moore (Sackett)
Father of Benjamin Moore; Mehitable Moore; Benjamin Moore; Israel Moore; Nathan Moore and 33 others
Brother of Capt. Samuel Moore, I; Joseph Moore; Nathaniel Moore; Margaret Prudden; Elizabeth Hicks and 2 others

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About Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore, of Newtown, Long Island, N. Y., son of Capt. Samuel Moore and grandson of Rev. John Moore, both of whom were men of prominence, whose records are closely interwoven in the early history of Long Island.

Rev. John Moore Came to Massachusetts from England about the year 1636. He was at the time unmarried and a comparatively young man. He had evidently studied for the ministry in England. On Dec. 8, 1636, he was sworn a freeman and recorded as a resident of Cambridge, Mass., "where in the following year he purchased from Humphrey Vincent a house and garden on the southerly side of Winthrop Street, between Dunster and Brighton Streets, together with sundry lots of land." This property he did not dispose of until during or after the year 1642. The records of Cambridge show that at one period during these years he was a magistrate. He was also associated with and deeply interested in the founding of the school at Cambridge which became Harvard College and is not America's most renowned university. Early in the year 1641 he removed to Long Island, N. Y., and in April of that year was recognized as a resident of Southampton. Previous to changing his place of abode from New England to Long Island, he became engaged in the securing of subscriptions to a fund for the education of divinity students at the Cambridge school, and continued his efforts in that direction after his removal to Long Island. Riker says "he was an independent * * * having been permitted in New England to preach but not allowed to administer the sacrament. After this mode he officiated for many years. * * * He was reputed to be a good preacher." The early colonial records of New York and Connecticut show that on reaching Long Island he took an active and influential part in secular as well as religious affairs. At a convention held in Hartford. May 30, 1644, looking to a union of Long Island with the New England Colonies, his name appears as that of a delegate from the "Third Ward of Southampton." A little later in the same year he was in attendance at a meeting of the General Court of Massachusetts, evidently on the same business. About the same period he began preaching regularly to the congregation to Hempstead. About the year 1646 he was married to Margaret Howell, daughter of Edward Howell, colonist, who came to America from Buckingham, England, in 1637. In 1652 Mr. Moore removed to Newtown, L. I., and there became the first regular minister of that settlement, and continued preaching there until his death in 1657. Some 20 years later the town, in recognition of his valuable services, in negotiations with the Indian owners for the purchase of Newtown plot and in the building of the settlement, awarded 80 acres of land to his surviving children.

Capt. Samuel Moore, son of Rev. John Moore and his wife Margaret Howell, was married to Mary Reed, 1651-1738, daughter of Capt. Thomas Reed. Capt. Moore served his town as Constable, Assessor, Commissioner of Town Court, Supervisor, and on several important commissions. He served also in the ranks, as Lieutenant, and as Captain of the Newtown militia.

Benjamin Moore, son of above and husband of Anne Sackett, was a man of marked influence in Newtown, but unlike his father and grandfather, took but little interest in public affairs and did not acquire official prominence.

Benjamin and Anne had the following children:

+ 118 M i Lt. Samuel Moore-98

	119	F	ii	Mary Moore-99 was born on 10 Jan 1713/1714.
	 	 	 	Mary married James Renne-99sp.

+ 120 F iii Anne Moore-100

	121	F	iv	Sarah Moore-101 was born on 17 May 1718.
	 	 	 	Sarah married Samuel Moore-101sp.
	122	M	v	Benjamin More-102 was born on 23 Nov 1720. He died in 1745 in Unmarried.
	123	M	vi	John Moore-103 was born on 28 Jan 1722/1723. He died in In childhood.
	124	F	vii	Elizabeth Moore-104 was born on 10 Jan 1724/1725.
	 	 	 	Elizabeth married William Hazard-104sp.

+ 125 F viii Patience Moore-105

	126	M	ix	John Moore-106 was born on 5 Jul 1730.
	 	 	 	John married Hannah Whitehead-106sp.

Capt. Samuel Moore, son of Rev. John Moore and his wife Margaret Howell, was married to Mary Reed, 1651-1738, daughter of Capt. Thomas Reed. Capt. Moore served his town as Constable, Assessor, Commissioner of Town Court, Supervisor, and on several important commissions. He served also in the ranks, as Lieutenant, and as Captain of the Newtown militia.

Benjamin Moore, son of above and husband of Anne Sackett, was a man of marked influence in Newtown, but unlike his father and grandfather, took but little interest in public affairs and did not acquire official prominence.

Children of Benjamin Moore and Anne Sackett Moore.

98. Samuel Moore, b. Dec. 5, 1711; m. Sarah Fish.

99. Mary Moore, b. Jan. 10, 1714; m. James Renne.

100. Anne Moore, b. Nov. 5, 1715; m. Thomas Hollett.

101. Sarah Moore, b. May 17, 1718; m. Samuel Moore.

102. Benjamin More, b. Nov. 23, 1720, d. in year 1745, unmarried.

103. John Moore, b. Jan. 28, 1723, d. in childhood.

104. Elizabeth Moore, b. Jan. 10, 1725; m. William Hazard.

105. Patience Moore, b. Oct. 18, 1727; m. [136] Joseph Lawrence.

106. John Moore, b. July 5, 1730; m. Hannah Whitehead.

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Benjamin Moore's Timeline

1678
1678
Suffolk County (Long Island), Province of New York, (Present USA)
1695
1695
Age 17
Hopewell, Mercer, New Jersey, United States
1696
1696
Age 18
Patchogue, Suffolk County, New York, United States
1696
Age 18
Cutchoque, Suffolk, New York, United States
1696
Age 18
Livingston, Suffolk County (Long Island), Province of New York, (Present USA)
1697
March 5, 1697
Age 19
Cutchogue, Suffolk, NY, USA
March 5, 1697
Age 19
Southold, Suffolk County, New York, United States
1697
Age 19
Southhold, Suffolk, NY, USA
1697
Age 19
Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States
1697
Age 19
Southold, Suffolk County, New York, United States