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Captain Edward Moseley, Capt.

Birthplace: Proctors Creek area, Charlotte County, Province of Virginia
Death: Died in Charlotte County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Arthur Moseley and Martha Friend
Husband of Sarah Moseley and Amey Clay Moseley
Father of Mary Moseley; Edward "Ned" Moseley, Jr.; Arthur Moseley; Martha Bouldin; Amey Collier and 8 others
Brother of Sarah Moseley; Arthur Moseley IV; John Moseley; Richard Moseley; William Moseley and 4 others
Half brother of Martha Friend

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About Captain Edward Moseley, Capt.

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor #: A081969


Birth Date 5/4/1718 1731

Capt Edward Mosely VA DAR Book 2 page 1921 married Amey Green

Edward Moseley was a vestryman in Cornwall Parish of Charlotte Co in 1765 (Cornwall Parish Charlotte Co Order Book I p 10) and a Justice of the Peace 1 Apr 1765 (Charlotte Co Order Book I p 10) They recommended him as Captain of Militia on 4 Sept 1778. (Charlotte Co Order Book 4 p 167) Capt. Moseley was ordered to the service of the southern states on 24 Dec 1781 and was paid for his services. (Charlotte Co Deed Book p 163).

Amey Clay Green, wife of Edward Moseley, was b 29 Feb 1728 and died 1 Dec 1800. In Lunenburg Co VA, 1761, Edward Moseley states in first deed he came from Chesterfield (Book VI p 367). In the will of his father, Arthur III, (Henrico Records 1727-37, Wills p 597) left son Edward 400 acres on Fighting Creek (Henrico Co at that time, later absorbed into Chesterfield).

“Edward (and Amey) named a daughter Martha and a son Arthur. Several of grandchildren were named Cocke.” (National Society of DAR Washington). Other ref: Charlotte Co VA Tax Book 1782-1790 p 11; Will of Edward Moseley of Charlotte Co VA -- DAR Magazine Feb 1929 p 10; Charlotte Co VA Order Book 1, p 14; Record of Wills Charlotte Co VA pp 8-10 (Library of Virginia State Historical Society Richmond VA) Edward Moseley died in Charlotte Co In his will, recorded 3 Oct 1808. (Charlotte Co Will Book 3 p 95) he mention sons, Edward, Hillary, and William (“calves stock and every I have heretofore put him in possession’); daus Mary Goode, Rebecca Moseley Johnston, Martha Bouldin; Amey Collier; Elizabeth Bouldin; Letty Herndon; and Salley Patrick. Also children of son Arthur (decd): Elizabeth Brooks, William, Salley and Susannah Moseley. Executors: Hillary Moseley, Edward Moseley and Mack Good. Dated 5 May 1808; offered for probate 3 Oct 1808, contested by Richard Bouldin, and finally admitted as his will Jan 1809.

T heir children: .1. Martha Moseley m Thomas Bouldin (an ensign in the Revolution) lived in Charlotte Co had 6 children born about 1767-1793; 2. Mary Moseley (b 14 Oct. 1753 d 15 Feb. 1815) m Mackarness Goode in Charlotte County 19 Dec 1770, nine children. 3. Amey Moseley m Joseph Collier, a son of John Collier Jr., in Charlotte County 15 Dec (bond) 1772; 4. Edward Moseley Jr (d 21 Mar. 1831), a militia officer during the Revolution, m 1) Becky Farrow Finch ; md 2). Martha Dyson 2 June 1790; 5. Hillery Moseley b 31 Jan 1761/2 d 24 Nov 1835) m Anne Bedford in Charlotte Co 11 Oct 1785; 6. Elizabeth Moseley m 12 Dec 1779 Richard Bouldin, (w prob Charlotte Co 7 Jan 1811) 7. Rebecca Moseley (b 12 Jul 1764) m William Johnson Charlotte Co 22 Dec (bond) 1780; m 2) 30 Oct 1811 Richard Davenport; 8. Leticia (Letty) Moseley (b 1765- d 14 June 1859) m Edward Herndon Charlotte Co 4 Jan 1785;10 children. died 14 June 1859, aged 94 9. Arthur Moseley (d bef 21 Nov 1804) m Ann Bibb, dau of John Bibb, Charlotte Co 6 Aug 1788; four children; 10. Sally Moseley m John Patrick Charlotte Co 3 Nov 1788 11. William Moseley m Ann Williams (d 11 Sept. 1807), dau of John Williams and Diana Coleman; 5 children,

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Captain Edward Moseley, Capt.'s Timeline

May 14, 1718
Proctors Creek area, Charlotte County, Province of Virginia
October 14, 1743
Age 25
Amelia, Chesterfield, VA, USA
March 10, 1747
Age 28
Amelia, Chesterfield, Virginia, USA
January 18, 1748
Age 29
of Buffalo Creek, Charlotte, VA
January 1, 1751
Age 32
Charlotte County, Province of Virginia
September 15, 1754
Age 36
April 13, 1757
Age 38
Charlotte County, Province of Virginia
June 4, 1759
Age 41
Probably Buffalo Creek, Lunenburg County, Province of Virginia
December 31, 1761
Age 43
Charlotte County, Province of Virginia