James Moore (1740 - 1786)

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Birthplace: Walkers Creek, Augusta, Virginia
Death: Died in Abbs Valley, Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Cause of death: killed by Indians
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James Moore and most of his family were killed by Indians. Their story can be read at:


James Moore, was appointed a Lieutenant of Militia for Mongomery Co., on February 26, 1777, had a Captain of Militia on August 4, 1778. William Davidson says in his Revolutionary War Pension claim filed in Tazewell Co., VA, that James Moore was commander at Davidson’s Fort on Bluestone from 1777 until slain by the Indians.

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Augusta, Virginia
Age 22
July 14, 1786
Age 46
Abbs Valley, Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Richmond, VA, USA