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Maurice Moore

Birthplace: Charleston, Berkeley, South Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Edenton, South Carolina
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. James Moore, Colonial Governor and Margaret Berringer Moore
Husband of Elizabeth Moore and Mary Moore
Father of Elizabeth Porter; Mary Moore; Margaret Jones; Mary Rebecca Ashe; Judge Maurice Moore and 1 other
Brother of Col. James Moore, Jr.; Mary Lytle; Nathaniel Moore; Mary Howe; Roger Moore and 4 others

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About Maurice Moore

--Another son, Maurice, soldier, born in Charleston, South Carolina, about 1670; died in Cape Fear, North Carolina, after 1740, accompanied his brother James in his expedition against the Cape Fear Indians in 1713, commanded a troop of horse under Governor Charles Eden, and did good service against the Indians.
Maurice had been a speaker of the North Carolina legislature. As speaker the Maurice Moore had championed settlement of the Cape Fear region under Governor George Burrington and led frequent conflicts with Burrington's successor, Richard Everard. Maurice had two sons, named James and Maurice. Maurice Moore was a minor when his father made his will in 1703, hence was born between 1682 and 1686. He m.1 Elizabeth Lillington, widow of Samuel Swann.He m.2 Sarah Porter.

MAURICE MOORE, b. December 10, 1683, Charleston, Berkeley, SC; d. Abt. 1744, Edenton, SC.

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Maurice Moore's Timeline

Charleston, Berkeley, South Carolina, USA
Age 37
Green Hill Plantation, NE Cape Fear River, North Carolina, United States
Age 52
Brunswick, North Carolina
Age 54
Orange County, Province of North Carolina
Age 60
Edenton, South Carolina