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From: "Bill Kittrell" <>
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2007 10:19:01 -0500

Some of this has been posted before, but here is the whole article.

SOURCE: Huxford Journal June 1996
Caleb Moore was born in Pitt County, North Carolina (Beaufort Co.) in
1760, son of John Moore, R. S. and brother of Moses Moore. He is believed
to also have beeen the brother of Cason Moore. In 1780 Caleb married Unicy
Briley of Pitt County. Unicy was born 1765 in Pitt County, the daughter of
Solomon and Besty Tyson Briley of that county.
Children of Caleb and Unicy Moore, all born in Pitt County, NC
Elizabeth b. ca 1782
William b. 1785
Benjamin b. 1786
John b. ca 1790 m. Nancy O'Steen
Lovey b. ca 1792 m. Thomas Nobles
During the American Revolutiion, Caleb served as a private in the North
Caolina Militia from Pitt County. Certificate on file in North Carolina
State Archives showing a currenty certificate issued to Caleb Moore in
connection with Revolutionary War Army Accounts, being redeemed by him in
April 1785, taken from North Carolina REvolutionary Army Accounts, Vol IX
page 86 folio #1. On October 2, 1798 Caleb sold his farm located along
Bayard Branch in Pitt County consisting of seventy acres to Jesse Barnhill
for thirty-seven punds, ten shillings. Deed transfering ownership was
signed by Caleb with an "x". witnesed by Moses and Cason Moore and was
recorded in Pitt County July Court Term 1799. Following sale of his North
Carolina property Caleb moved his family to Wayne County, Georgia where he
died April 3, 1820.
In Wayne County, Georgia, October 4, 1822 Unicy Moore authorized and
appointed Reddick Knox native of Pitt County who came to Wayne County as a
young man, her lawful attorney to ask and receive in her name all of her
part of the estate of her mother, Besty Briley, deceased of Pitt County,
North Caolina, estate at that time in the hands of Geworge Tices,
Administrator. Affidavit recorded in Old Record Book B page 270 Wayne
County Courthouse October 9, 1822 by John Fort, Clerk, witnessed by Wiliiam
Moore and J. Dowling, J.P.
Also on October 4, 1822, Unicy Moore issued a document that Lovey
Noble, Elizabeth Raulerson, John Moore, Benjamin Moore and William Moore
were sll lawful heirs of her husband Caleb Moore, deceased. Affidavit was
recorded October 9, 1822 by John Fort, Clerk of Circuit Court Wayne County,
Jessup, Georgia. Was also recorded in Deed Book CC page 84 Pitt County
Courthouse, Greenville, North Carolina
On October 7, 1822 an affidavit was issued by the widow and the lawful
children of the late Caleb Moore, formerly of Pitt County, late of Wayne
County, now deceased, giving Power of Attorney to Reddick Knox to receive
and collect all their part or parts of money due them from the estate of
John Moore, deceased of Pitt County, which was then in the hands of Moses
Moore, of Pitt County, North Carolina, Administrator. This document was
signed by Unicy Moore, Benjamin Moore and William Raulerson in Appling
County, Georgia and witnessed by Joseph Dyal and Anderson Gillett both
J.P.'s of Appling County, Georgia and was signed in Wayne County, Georgia by
William Moore, Thomas Noble and John Moore and witnessed by J. Dowling, J.
P. Caleb's widow Unicey Briley Moore died in Wayne County after 1822.
Burial site in Wayne County of Caleb and Unicey Moore is unknown.
Contributed by Virgil E. Raulerson, descendant of William and Elizabeth
Moore Raulerson.
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