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Samuel Moore was born 1791 in Amwell Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States to Michael Moore Sr. and Hanna (Ward) Moore and died 12 April 1851 Noble Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States of unspecified causes. He married Ruth Ward (1799-1870) 4 December 1814 in Belmont, Belmont County, Ohio, United States.

History and timeline

  • 1791 - Born in Amwell, Pennsylvania. Parents' names are unknown.
  • 1814 - Married Ruth Ward, aged 15, in Belmont, Ohio, (previously Wrightstown, Ohio). He was 23 years old.
  • 1815 - Their son Dighton was born on November 25, 1815, in Noble Township, Noble County, Ohio.
  • 1825 - Their daughter Salvania a.k.a. "Sally" was born in Ohio.
  • 1826 - Their son Isaiah Marshal was born on September 1, 1826.
  • 1830 - Listed in census of Monroe Township, Guernsey County, Ohio. Listed with one male and one female under age 5; three females between ages 10-14; one male and one female between ages 15-19; and his wife (between ages 30-39) - that's a total of seven children in the household.
  • 1835 - Their son Dighton, 20, married Anna "Annie" Bates, aged 18, in Noble Township, Noble County, Ohio. She was the daughter of Timothy and Ruth (Moore) Bates.
  • 1840 - Listed in census of Wayne Township, Belmont County, Ohio. Listed with one male under age 5; two females between ages 5-9; one male between ages 10-14; one female between ages 15-19; and his wife (between ages 40-49) - that's a total of five children in the household.
  • 1847 - Their daughter Salvania, 22, married Andrew Jackson Moore, aged 20, in Ohio. He was the son of Henry and Rachel M. (Skinner) Moore.
  • 1851 - Died in Noble Township, Noble County, Ohio, on April 12, 1851, at age 77.



Children



Offspring of Samuel Moore and Ruth Ward (1799-1870)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Dighton Moore (1815-1876) 25 November 1815 Noble Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States 3 July 1876 Guyan Township, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Anna Bates (1817-1895)
Salvania (Sally) Moore (1825-1887)
Isaiah Marshal Moore (1826-1912)










Miscellaneous

  1. Belmont, Ohio, was named Wrightstown until the Civil War.
  2. Samuel and his family possibly lived near Sarahsville, founded in 1829, where several of his descendants lived. Sarahsville was the county seat for Noble County until 1858.
  3. Alternate spelling for their son Dighton: Deighton
  4. Alternate birth locations for their son Dighton: Guyan Township, Gallia County, Ohio | Noble Township, Morgan County, Ohio
  5. Alternate spellings/names for their daughter Salvania: Sally | Sylvania

Residences

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • 1830 United States Federal Census, Monroe Township, Guernsey County, Ohio:
Name: Samuel Moore
Home in 1830: Monroe, Guernsey, Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 3
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 7
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 9
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 9
  • 1840 United States Federal Census, Wayne Township, Belmont County, Ohio:
Name: Samuel Moore
Township: Wayne
County: Belmont
State: Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Total - All Persons (Free White, Free Colored, Slaves): 7
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7
  • Ohio Marriages 1803-1900, accessed on Ancestry.com:
Name: Moore, Samuel
Spouse: Ward, Ruth
Marriage Date: 4 Dec 1814
County: Belmont
State: OH



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