Moses Teague1

M, #914, b. 3 March 1718, d. August 1799
Last Edited=24 Aug 2014
     According to the compiler of Ancestry World Tree #1188001, Moses Teague is well-documented in Old Frederick Co., Virginia, where he operated a river ferry.2 Moses Teague, son of William Abel Teague and Isabella E. Pennington, was born on 3 March 1718 at St. Mary Anne's, Cecil County, Maryland.1,3 Moses Teague was the son of William Abel Teague and Isabella E. Pennington.1

Moses Teague married Elizabeth Loftin circa 1738 at Frederick County, Virginia.1

Moses moved from Frederick Co, Virginia, to Orange Co., North Carolina, to Rowan Co. and back to Orange Co. (the part that became Chatham Co.)1

Moses Teague married Rachel Taylor, daughter of Samuel Taylor and Rachel Leiper, circa 1758.1,4

Moses Teague left a will on 31 March 1786 at Chatham County, North Carolina, Moses Teague Will dated March 31, 1786
Proved, Aug. Court, 1799
Chatham Co., N.C. Record of Wills, Vol. A (1798-1819) Pg. 145
N.C. State Archives film # C.022.80001
March 31st, 1786
In the name of God Amen. I Moses Teague of Chatham County and State of North Carolina being weak and crazy in body but in
perfect mind and memory, thanks be to God. And calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all
me to die. Do make and ordain this my last will and Testament, which is to say first and principally of all I give and recommend
my soul to God that gave it and my body I recommend to the Earth to burial in decent and Christian manner at the discretion of
my Executors hereafter named, and as touching such earthly? estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with my life I desire
and dispose of the same in the manner and form following. Item. I give and bequeath to my loving wife Rachael Teague one
feather bed and furniture and all the pewter there is, one pot one little Chest? and one large. Ditto two cows and Calves one
horse, saddle and Bridle which Horse she shall choose. One plow crop? and guns, my negro man Abraham, as long as she
lives. And her third of what shall remain of my Estate. I give and bequeath to my son David Teague the land I now live on and
after his mothers death my negro man Abraham . I give and bequeath to my children, Moses, Liga (Elijah?), Isabel Willborn?,
Abraham Teague, Isaac Teague, Jacob Teague, William Teague, Elizabeth Johnston, Susannah Marley, Hannah Horniday,
David Teague, and Charrint/Chaerint? Ray, the rest of my Estate after the afore mentioned legacy to my Wife, Rachael and my
son David is taken out to be equally divided amongst them. I whereby utterly disallow and make void all other Wills or
Testaments heretofore made by me proclaiming this and this alone to be my last Will and Testament. And I do hereby nominate
constitute and appoint my wife Rachael Teague and David Teague Executors of this my last Will and Testament in witness.1,5

Moses Teague died in August 1799 at Chatham County, North Carolina, at age 81.1,2 and was buried at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Salisbury, Rowen County, North Carolina.6

Children of Moses Teague and Elizabeth Loftin

Children of Moses Teague and Rachel Taylor

Citations

  1. [S47] Roy Birch (e-mail address), online Ancestry.com, Roy Birch (Ancestry World Tree), downloaded May 2001.
  2. [S94] Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Unknown Author (Ancestry World Tree #1188001), downloaded May 2001.
  3. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Created by: Michael Pickel, Record added: Dec 12, 2007, Find A Grave Memorial# 23367795. Month and date of birth from this source., Findagrave.com.
  4. [S349] Dorothy Ford Wulfeck, compiler, Marriages of Some Virginia Residents 1607 - 1800 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1986), p. 36.. Hereinafter cited as Marriages of Some Virginia Residents.
  5. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Created by: Michael Pickel, Record added: Dec 12, 2007, Find A Grave Memorial# 23367795. Text of will is from this source., Findagrave.com.
  6. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Maintained by: Everett Mefford, Originally Created by: Jean Hooks, Record added: Jun 07, 2013, Find A Grave Memorial# 111921969., Findagrave.com.
  7. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Maintained by: Everett Mefford, Originally Created by: Jean Hooks, Record added: Jan 04, 2014, Find A Grave Memorial# 122746863., Findagrave.com.