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Isaac Moore and his son Amos, who married Rebecca Walk.

The circumstantial evidence is overwhelming that both Isaac and Nimrod were sons of Benjamin, who was from Dorchester County Maryland, however there is some information worth investigating that may show that Isaac's father was James.

The information is here, but unfortunately it was submitted in 1996 or 1997, and the submitter Florence Moore can no longer be reached at the email address shown.

An excerpt in the above cites an article from Historical Sketches of Lawrence County (date and author unknown) claiming that Isaac's parents were James Moore and Rebecca Walk.  One very probable error in the article has already been shown in that it claims that Rebecca Walk was a great-granddaughter of Pocahontas See here for more about that - including the section about James (and his descendants in Lawrence County, Ohio) in it's entirety.

Abstract of the excerpts:

Abstract
My Notes
1607 Colony of Virginia founded by John Smith.  
"Years later" Virginian James MOORE, who had been carried off to Ohio by raiding Shawnee Indians that killed most of his family, returned to Tazewell County, Virginia, where he married the great-granddaugher of Sir John and Lady Rebecca Rolfe . The maiden name of James MOORE's wife, whose father was of German descent, was Rebecca Walk.

Look for marriage in Tazewell Co., VA.

There is no metion that this James came to Ohio.

  One of James MOORE's sons, Isaac, had a son named Amos who became a noted figure in his community  
"in the years before the Civil War" Amos Moore was violently opposed to slavery and he conducted an underground railroad to Canada for Negro slaves. He had been warned that his life was in danger, moved to Lawrence County, Ohio. With him came his father Isaac, seven sons (Stanton, Isaac, Martin, Alfred, Enoch, William, Austin), and one daughter (Jane). His wife was dead at the time he moved to Ohio.

Per the Censuses, the move from VA to OH was after July 1850 and before June 1860 - and indeed, by 1860 Amos' wife Rebecca was deceased:

1850: Amos, wife Rebecca, and children living in Grayson, VA next to father Isaac.
1860: Amos is in Lawrence Co., OH with new wife Lydia, along with children and Polly Walk.  Nearby is father Isaac.

  Jane married Mr. Barber  

Unarguably, Amos Moore's wife was Rebecca Walk.  So was there another Rebecca Walk two generations back from the wife of Amos?

12/21/06: Stay tuned...I'm working on this...

References to check out:

1. Early Tazewell Co., VA Settlements & Settlers:
Capt. James Moore, Abb's Valley.  See Moores of Abb's Valley
This James Moore was killed.  There is no metion that he had a son Isaac. Much has been written about this James Moore elsewhere, and none of it searched thusfar has any reference to Rebecca Walk.

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