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Updated June 22, 2002

Charles MOORE Sr. was born possibly in North Carolina ca 1765. He was married to Sabitha/Sibbia HARP on November 1, 1785 in Granville County, NC. He and Sabitha had these known children: Charles MOORE Jr born 1790 in Granville County, NC; Mary "Mollie" MOORE born ca 1800 in Granville County, NC; William MOORE born ca 1800-1810 in Granville County, NC; Cynthia/Sinthia MOORE born ca 1806 in Granville County, NC; Martha "Patsy" MOORE born March 16, 1807 in Granville County, NC; and Willis K. MOORE born ca 1810-1820 in Granville County, MO. There are likely to have been other children the names of which is not now known. Charles and his family are known to be living in Madison County, MO in 1821 when he was listed as a witness to a hanging in that county. He was listed on the 1830 federal census along with 3 known sons: William MOORE, Willis K. MOORE, and Charles MOORE, Jr. All three of the known daughter were buried at Potter Cemetery in Madison County, MO. It appears this cemetery was destroyed at some time and the broken stones of these daughters and their spouses were found in the ruble per the Historical Society of Madison County, MO.

William MOORE married Mary MIARS/MOYERS in Madison County, MO in 1827. Willis K. MOORE married Matilda Tidewell on March 10, 1833 in Madison County, MO. No other information is known about Charles MOORE Jr. except he was listed in 1830 federal census close to his father and brothers. Mary married Ephraim Potter ca 1820 likely in MO; Martha married Timothy Reagan Jr March 1, 1835 in MO; and Cynthia/Sinthia married Antoine Tinnin on Dec 10, 1829 in MO.

Known children of William and Mary MOORE were Margaret Linza MOORE married to John Franklin Mouser; Delitha Camille MOORE married to Soloman Valentine; William R. MOORE single; Willis King MOORE married to Rachel ???; Charles Frances MOORE married to first to Mary Ann Hahn and last to Sarah ???; Charter P. MOORE; and George F. MOORE.

The known children of Charles Frances MOORE and Mary Ann Hahn were Henry Harrison MOORE married to Rebecca Ann Long; William Solomon/Sampson MOORE married Robert Susan May ???; Pinkney Colombus MOORE maried Nance "Nellie" Emmaline Hartie; Eliza Jane MOORE; Mary Caroline MOORE; Frances Marion MOORE maried to Launa Langford in Morehouse Parish, LA; Robert L. MOORE; Christopher MOORE married (1) Mary Shell Sitze (2) Deborah Belle; Gifford Laverian MOORE; Hannah Margaret MOORE married to James Howard and died in Sulpher, OK.

The only known child of Charles Frances and Sarah was Gro. F. MOORE born Auguest 1891 likely in Fannin County, TX where Delitah MOORE and Soloman Valentine had settled with their family.

***Any info on the line of CHARLES MOORE SR. of North Carolina, Madison and Bollinger County, MO will be appreciated --- will also share info on this line***
S.D. Orr

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