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18 Jan 2011 10:58 #217 by Mamie
STEPHEN MOORE

Stephen Moore b. 19 or 30 Oct 1734 in New York City, m. 25 Dec 1768 in Quebec, Canada by Rev. Mr. Montgomery, Chaplain of the King's 10th Regiment, to Grisey Phillips b. 18 Feb 1748 or 49 in Boston.
Children
John b. 1769 Canada
Phillips b. 16 July 1771 in New York City
Frances b. 5 Nov 1773 at Westpoint (N.Y.)
Ann b. 12 Jan 1777 in Granville Co., N.C.
Mary b. 21 Sep 1778 at Mt. Tirzah (N.C. home of Moores)
Marcus b. 27 Nov 1780 at Mt. Tirzah
Portius b. 16 Oct 1785 at Mt. Tirzah
Cadmus b. 30 Jan 1787 at Mt. Tirzah
Samuel b. 15 June 1789 at Mt. Tirzah
Sidney b. 15 Dec 1894 at Mt. Tirzah

(Lt. Col. Stephen Moore came to N.C. & built a home in Person Co. which he called Mt. Tirzah. He died there 20 May 1799. His wife, called Grisey in the Bible, was named Griselda. In 1779 he was given charge of a regiment of N.C. State Troops. He was in the 1st Battle of Camden (S.C.). He is the ancestor of Mrs. Mary McIver Stanford (Mrs. Chas.), Chapel Hill, N.C. who gave this record. Mary, of this record, m. Hon. Richard Stanford who was b. 2 Mar 1767, d. 9 Apr 1816 while representing N.C. in Congress, bur. in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington.)

Source: Source: Old Southern Bible Records, Transcriptions of Births, Deaths and Marriages from Family Bibles, Chiefly of the 18th and 19th Centuries, compiled by Memory Aldridge Lester, published by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1974; Pg. 225

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