Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Richard MOORE (c1660-1740)

and Ann DOWLING (1664-1712)

 

Richard Moore and Ann Dowling married on 5 April 1687 in West Grinstead, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  Ann was the sister of my 6x great grandfather.)

Richard Moore was born about 1660.  He died aged 80 years and was buried on 20 September 1740 in West Grinstead.

Ann Downer was baptised on 31 January 1663/4 in West Grinstead.  She was the daughter of Edward Dowling (1631-1706) and Ann (?-1688).  Only her father's name was recorded in the baptism register.  Ann was buried on 30 April 1712 in West Grinstead.  The burial register noted she was the wife of Richard Moor.

Richard and 7 of his children were mentioned in the 1707 will of his brother-in-law John Freeman.  Richard was also appointed to assist in the disposing of John's estate.  John had married Ann's elder sister Elizabeth.

 

Richard Moore and Ann Dowling had 8 known children:

  1. Elisabeth Moore was baptised on 31 December 1687 in West Grinstead.  She was mentioned in the 1707 will of John Freeman.

  2. Anne Moor was baptised on 28 October 1689 in West Grinstead.  She was mentioned in the 1707 will of John Freeman.  Ann may have married John Curtis on 22 October 1718 in West Grinstead.  John was from Henfield.

  3. Mary More was baptised on 8 February 1691/2 in West Grinstead.  She was mentioned in the 1707 will of John Freeman.

  4. Sarah Moore was baptised on 19 November 1693 in West Grinstead.  She was mentioned in the 1707 will of John Freeman.

  5. Richard Moore was baptised on 28 February 1696/7 in West Grinstead.  He was mentioned in the 1707 will of John Freeman.

  6. John Moore was baptised on 27 August 1699 in West Grinstead.  He was mentioned in the 1707 will of John Freeman.  He was buried on 2 May 1714 in West Grinstead.  The burial register noted he was the son of Richard Moor.

  7. Anna Moor was baptised on 26 October 1701 in West Grinstead and probably died young.

  8. Jane Moor was baptised on 5 November 1703 in West Grinstead.  She was mentioned in the 1707 will of John Freeman.

 

DOWLEN          MOORE

This page was updated on 26 November 2012