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Moore Births and Marriages; Dorchester, MD 1726-1850
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Every Moore and variant spelling found in the following sources:
1. Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, John Perry Alderman [1726-1825]
Volume II (1726-1750), Volume III (1751-1775), Volume IV (1776-1800) & Vol V (1801-1825)
2. Ancestry.com database Maryland Marriages 1667-1899
Dorchester entries from Dorchester County, Maryland Marriages, 1778-1850. County court records located at Cambridge, Maryland. Family History Library film # (0013929). Only the spelling Moore, and marriages through 1810, shown here.

DP=Dorchester Parish, GCP=Great Choptank Parish.

Births: 
  Name Date Father Mother Rick's Notes
1DP Molley More 1 Aug 1759 Samuel Mary  
1DP Stephen More 1 Feb 1762 Samuel Mary
1DP James More 19 Jan 1767 James Rachal           
1DP Daniel More 1 Jun 1768 James Rachal
1DP William More 26 Nov 1769 James Rachal
1DP Thomas More 24 Oct 1773 James Rachal
1DP Sarah More 22 Oct 1774 James Rachal
1DP John More 16 Jun 1777 James Rachal
1DP Nancy More 24 Feb 1779 James Rachal
1DP Richard More  26 Dec 1780  James Rachal
1DP Mary More  2 Jul 1782 James Rachal
1DP Risdon More  3 Dec 1783 James Rachal
1DP Levin More 21 May 1761 James Elizabeth  
1GCP Thomas More 10 Jan 1802 John Kitty  
1GCP Dennis More 6 Dec 1803 John Hillela  
1GCP Bidy Moore 16 Mar 1789 Robert Moby  
1GCP, 1DP George Moore (name Colson, or Colston, added later) 6 May 1800 Levin Sarah "The father and mother Married since and tendered(?) the child September." This record is shown in both Parishes. The father's name is not shown in the one for GCP, but is in DP. From the marriage record below, this appears to be Levin Colson or Colston and Sarah Moore.
1DP Levin 17 Jan 1793 Levin Phoebe  Phoebe may also be a Moore. See 2 Jun 1788 Marriage, below.
1GCP  Mary More 15 FEb 1803 Isaac  Rebecca Assumed to be Rebecca McNamara. See May 1802 Marriage, below.  
1GCP Dulcey Moore 22 Mar 1800 Isaac Nancy Assumed to be Nancy Langrall. See Jan 1798 Marriage, below.  
1GCP  Kitty More 20 Feb 1802 Isaac Nancy
1DP Nimrod Moore 8 Jan 1776 Benjamin Margare This is the Nimrod whose brother is assumed to be Isaac (who married Sarah Carrico). Nimrod was in Rockingham, NC between about 1797-1810 then went to Grayson VA; where Nimrod, Isaac and all their children are found thereafter. These two entries are, as of now, the only references ever found of Benjamin and Margere Moore in Maryland.
1DP Prisciller Moore 25 Jan 1774 Benjamin Margere

 

Marriages: 
  Husband Wife Date Rick's Notes  
Charles Moore Elithe Henry 17 Apr 1781  
2 John Insley Rachel Moore 19 Sep 1781  
2 Levin Moore Rachel Lee 15 Oct 1783  
2 Thomas Moore Mary Moore 30 Jun 1785  
2 Stanaway Andrews Mary Moore 31 Jan 1786  
2 Levin Moore Phebe Moore 2 Jun 1788  
2 Thomas Moore Ann Trice 3 Jan 1792  
1GCP Levin Bramble Betsey More 5 Mar 1792, Pub.  
James Moore Sarah Harper 3 Jun 1792  
1GCP Thomas Bell Susannah More 9 Nov 1792, Pub.  
2 David Moore Rhoda Edgar 28 Nov 1792  
2 James Moore Mary Tregoe 7 May 1793   
1GCP James Moore Mary Tregoe 12 May 1793, Lic.
2 Levin Dunnock Sarah Moore 10 Oct 1793   
1GCP Levin Dunnock Sarah Moore 24 Oct 1793, Lic.
2 William Doge Sarah Moore 12 Jul 1794  
2 Thomas Moore Saby Whiteley 2 Nov 1795  
2 John Moore Rachel Beard 16 Nov 1795  
2 William Moore Elizabeth Clark 29 Mar 1797  
Robert Moore Molly Hart 18 Dec 1797  
2 Planner Pritchett Leah Moore 18 Dec 1797  
2 Isaac Moore Nancy Langrell 1 Jan 1798   
1DP Isaac Moore Nancy Langrall 7 Jan 1798, Lic.
1DP Planner Pritchett Leah Moore 7 Jan 1798, Lic.  
2 Laban Foxwell Rosanna Moore 12 Feb 1799  
2 Levin Porter Nancy Moore 24 Aug 1799  
2 James Moore Rizpah Wallace 26 Aug 1800  
1GCP, 1DP James Moore Rispah Wallace 28 Aug 1800, Lic.
2 Peregrine Beaston Sarah Moore 6 Jun 1801  
John Moore Hilary Insley 12 Apr 1801  
2 William Webster Polly Moore 15 Jun 1801  
1GCP Levin Colson Sarah Moore Feb, 1802, Lic.   
2 Levin Colston Sarah Moore 9 Feb 1802
2 Isaac Moore Rebecca McNamara 24 May 1802   
1GCP Isaac Moore Rebecca McNemara 27 May 1802, Lic.
2 Thomas Moore Rosy Sewers 2 Jul 1803  
James Moore Eleanor Jones 9 Apr 1804  
2 Moses Passapa Nancy Moore 25 Jun 1804  
2 Robert Williams Nancy Moore 10 Sep 1804  
2 Thomas Moore Sarah Neild 14 May 1805  
2 Hugh Maguire Margaret Moore 11 Nov 1805  
John Moore Elizabeth Jones 29 Jun 1806  
James Moore Ripena Insley 4 Jul 1807  
2 Thomas Moore Lilly Colston 10 Apr 1809  
2 William Merrick Sarah Moore 28 Jun 1810  

Note: In the MD Colonial Census of 1776, the only Moore (and var. sp>) heads of household shown in Dorchester Co. are Christopher Moore, Susannah Moore, Elijah Moor and Thomas Moor.

If anyone can help identify any of these families, please email Rick.

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