Aged: 26 years
4 May 1770. Bertie NC. Ordered that Benjamin Moor the orphen of John Moor decd, aged about 16 years be bound an apprentice to Josiah Williams to learn the trade of a carpenter. Bertie NC County Court Minutes, pp 92, vol III. Book III pp 898. by Weynette Parks Haun, Durham NC:
30 Apr 1775. Bertie NC. Marriage record, , Benjamin Moore m. Elizabeth Forist, bondsman/wit, Thos Harrison, John Johnston. Abstracts of Marriage Bonds, vol. IV The Bertie Index for Courthouse records 1720-1875, by Edythe Smith Dunstan, 1966.
pp47. Vol IV 148. Benj Moore on list of Grand jurymen, May 1775.
26 June 1775. Bertie NC. Benj Moore and wife Elizabeth (with Thos Ballard and wife Mary) all of Bertie, selling 300 acres on Roquist swamp, joining Creek swamp to John Belotte (same area where Edward Moore settled in 1723). Deeds of Bertie NC Deed Book M, pp 233-(265)
1777 court Bertie NC. Benjamin Moore, Jr. witness.
23 June 1780. Will of Benj Moore. Mentions wife Elisabeth and daughters Pricilla and Sarah.Exc. Jeremiah Dargan. Wit Ann Dargan, Humphrey Hardy.Wills of Bertie NC Vol I, Book B, pp 163.
Nov 14, 1780, (469) Jeremiah Dargan and Elizabeth Moore qual as exrs Benjamin Moore estate extract. pp 22. Records of Estates Bertie NC 1734-1788. Vol II Loose estates Papers.. Inventory 9 Feb 1781 by Elizabeth Liscome. Share of estate to Joshua Spivey in right of his wife Priscilla, dau of the decd.
Feb 1781. Elisabeth Liscomb named exec in lst will and testament of Bej Moore returned and inventory of sd estate on oath.pp379 Vol V 1781-1878 Bertie .
Nov 1782 Ordered that Wilson Liscomb have leave to sell as much of estate of Benj Moore decd s will pay the debt., pp 29 vol V.Bertie.
Nov 1792. Simon Turner, David Turner, Thomas Leggett and Stone to diide the estate of Benj Moore decd. pp 969 Vol VI .
POE as dau of Henry Forrest, based on age of cohorts William, Samuel and George Forrest and of William Forrest
naming daughter Elizabeth. (weak stuff!).