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Re: Taylor & Strickland names in Wm Moore estate Nash Co NC
Posted by: Judy Welch (ID *****9718) Date: October 03, 2009 at 23:15:56
In Reply to: Taylor & Strickland names in Wm Moore estate Nash Co NC by Guy Baker of 35217

Just posting to clarify

The Elizabeth Moore estate records above refer to Elizabeth, the wife of Edward Moore (sometimes callled Jr or "little" Edward Moore) who died in 1783 leaving a will.

Their son James acted as Extr for both his father and Mother.

I am not sure of the realtionship between the 2 Edwards as my Edwards will was witnessed by the Sr Edward, but neither he or any of his children was mentioned in the will of Edward Senior whose wife was Mary.

What the men did have in common was Wilson Taylor.
October Court 1783, Nash Co NC

Mary Moore, orphan of Edward Moore Junr chose Elizabeth Moore, her mother,her guardian. She entered into bond of L500 specie with Wilson Taylor and
Edward Nicholson Esqr Secry. (#982)

Jan Court 1784, Nash Co NC
Elizabeth Moore, orphan of Edward Moore Deced, "chose Elizabeth Moore, her mother as guardian" Bond of L500 species with James Moore and Wilson Taylor,
Security. (#1066)

Elizabeth Moore, widow of Edward Moore, appt guardian to her daughter,
Susannah Moore. Enters bond of L500 species with James Moore and Wilson
Taylor, security. (#1067)

Feb Court 1791 Nash Co NC
Motion granted to Wilson Taylor on estate of his deced Wife, Sarah, who was
daughter of little Edward Moore deced and is appd guardian to her 6 children
(to wit):
Ford Taylor.
He enters bond of L200 for admr and L300 for guardianship with Drury Taylor
and Dempsy Barnes, Secy.

Tho I am not sure just why Wilson would have to be named guardian of his own children.
I have not seen the orignals of these cites.
Edward's Daughter Elizabeth was married to Noah Strickland and son William to Rahab Strickland dau of Mark.


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