5th Legislature - Roll of Members, William Moore, age 52 (born circa 1801), native state North Carolina, emigrated from Alabama in 1849, farmer, postoffice Quitman, Wood County.
William Manard Moore, born 1801 in North Carolina, died 1865 in Wood County, Texas, married Catharine Frieze 10/19/1820 in Green, Tennessee. Moore Family Tree.
Census of 1860 - Wm. Moore, post office Webster, Wood County, age 59, born circa 1801 in North Carolina, farmer, living in household with Catherine, Thos. J., James E., and George W.J. Moore.
William Moore (1801-1864), burial in Hay Cemetery, Winnsboro, Wood County.
Find a Grave.
"William Moore was born in Alabama and came to Wood County in 1852. He was elected to the legislature in 1853, made his trips to Austin, the state capitol on horse back. Died in 1864." "Early Settlers Came from Many States," 12/3/1942, p. 5.
Wood County Democrat (Quitman, Texas).
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