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Captain William Hamilton Moore, I

Also Known As: "William Hamilton Moore", "Widowed- 2nd wife Margaret Patton", "Captain", "GGG Grandfather of Daniel Killian Moore (he was Governor of NC 1965-1969) . He erected a sign marker honoring his GGG grandparents as first settlers west of Blue Ridge in 1787 on land ..."
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Monaghan, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Moore and Kristi L. Moore
Husband of Mary Ann Moore and Margaret Moore
Father of William Hamilton Moore, II; Dr. William Hamilton Moore, II; Sarah Jane Moore; Ann Moore; Nancy Moore and 16 others
Brother of Andrew Moore; Alexander Moore; John Moore; Charles Moore; Thomas Moore and 6 others
Half brother of Jacob Moore

Occupation: (7 total children ) Father of 6 children with 1st wife & 1 child with 2nd, Served in the Revolutionary War- NC Militia,America arrival 1739 @ age 15 ,Erected 1st blockhouse- fort of settlers west of Blue Ridge(sign on Sand Hill Rd. in Buncombe County,NC)
Managed by: Erin Spiceland
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About Captain William Hamilton Moore, I

DAR Ancestor #: A080015

William Hamilton Moore, born in Northern Ireland, came to America at the age of 15, in 1739. His Mother came over two years later with her youngest son. His Father and Grandfather had died fighting in the Irish War between Catholics and Protestants.

He was a Captain, serving in the Revolutionary War, (Rowan County, North Carolina Militia in Indian skirmishes). He served under General Rutherford, his brother-in-law.

Pension application S-183 and DAR service record #114,327. William Moore to Margaret Patton, his second wife, August 4, 1774 signed by Daniel Little.

Daughters of America Colonists have erected a sign on Sand Hill Road in Buncombe County, North Carolina "Home Place of Captain William Hamilton Moore". Here on land grant #1031 granted in 1787, he erected the first blockhouse-fort of white settlers west of the Blue Ridge. Captain Moore and his troops camped on an expedition against Cherokee Indians.

The Marker was erected by William Hamilton Moore, ggg grandson, Daniel Killian Moore, who served as Governor of North Carolina from 1965 - 1969.

Undoubtedly born in Northern Ireland, he is presumably the Captain William Moore who served in Revolutionary War, and presumably the one who married 1st Ann Cathey, and said to be the one who married 2nd Margaret Patton. That is, if you can justify that his youngest child with his 2nd wife, Charles A. Moore, was born when William was 65 years of age.

Some call him Capt. William Hamilton Moore, but as far as this reseracher is concerned there is no documented proof that William had a middle name.



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Captain William Hamilton Moore, I's Timeline

1726
January 19, 1726
Monaghan, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1745
1745
Age 18
York County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
1751
September 3, 1751
Age 25
Burke County, North Carolina, Colonial America
1758
1758
Age 31
North Carolina, Colonial America
1760
1760
Age 33
Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
1760
Age 33
1760
Age 33
1763
1763
Age 36
North Carolina, Colonial America
1764
July 14, 1764
Age 38
Rowan County, North Carolina, Colonial America