1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?) 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806) 3... Rebecca Henshaw (1790-1799) +Lewis Moore (c1750-1831)
|Rebecca Henshaw [ID 01687]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
Rebecca Henshaw1,2 [Rebeccah Henshaw3, Rebekah Henshaw4,5,6, Elizabeth Henshaw7].
She married Lewis Moore1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9 [Louis Moore9]. Lewis was born about 1750, probably Virginia.9
Lewis was a private in the Virginia Continental Army during the Revolution. He is listed as a Patriot in the DAR Patriot Index.9
Rebekah and Lewis initially moved to Kentucky.1,3 In 1803 Lewis & Rebecca moved to Louisiana.10
Rebecca Henshaw died Apr 9 179911 [Apr 9 18319], Berkeley County, Virginia11 [Louisiana9].
Lewis died 1831, Louisiana.9
A biographical sketch of grandson Joseph Murtaugh Moore was published in "Louisiana Biographical and Historical Memoirs" - "Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Louisiana", Vol. 2, 1892:12
The late Judge Joseph Murtaugh Moore, of Opelousas, La., was born in Opelousas, September 28, 1824. The Moores were an old Virginia family, and the ancestral residence still stands in Berkeley county, of that state. Judge Lewis Moore was a major in the Revolutionary war. He married a Virginia lady by the name of Henshaw. There were born to the marriage four sons, one of whom, J. Andrew, was the father of our subject. Judge Lewis Moore settled near Berwick's Bay, and there became a wealthy planter and property owner. J. Andrew Moore, father of our subject, was educated at the Transylvania school of medicine in Pennsylvania, but never practiced his profession. He became the father of fourteen children, twelve of whom grew to maturity. The late Judge Joseph Murtaugh Moore was the oldest of the family.
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