This is the last in the blog series 52 ANCESTORS IN 52 WEEKS. I thought I would end this year with the husband of the first person I did #1 MARTHA ANDERSON.
WILLIAM MOOR was born in
about 1680 in the valley of
the river Bann in the County of Derry, Ireland.
His family was one of the Presbyterians whose ancestors had migrated
from Argyleshire in Ireland Scotland
to for religious freedom. But, by the early 1800’s they were being
prosecuted for their religion again and thought they would have more freedom in
Londonderry, Ireland . After sending a memorial requesting land to
Governor Shute of America Massachusetts, forty
families embarked in five ships and arrived in harbor on August 4, 1718. Boston
WILLIAM MOOR was one of the original founders of the town of
Nutfield, New Hampshire,
now known as . Londonderry, New Hampshire
He and his wife MARTHA ANDERSON, had 4 sons, George, Thomas, Allen and William. They also had 3 daughters, Jane, Betty and Mary.
WILLIAM MOOR died January 15, 1738 and is buried in the cemetery in
. Londonderry, New Hampshire