Moore County, NC

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David Cagle David Cagle
September 13 @ 2:56pm
Leonhard Cagle came to this country form Germany in 1732. With him was a son David Cagle born in 1728. They first settled in Pennsylvania where Leonhard died CA 1754 and then David moved to North Carolina. By 1755, David and his family were living on the upper reaches of Deep River and in 1764 obtained land in Cumberland (now Moore) Co., NC. Before 1768, David moved to Rowan Co., NC then in 1779 to Mecklenburg Co., NC, that part that became Cabarrus in 1792. David Cagle, 1728-1784, apparently lived in Moore Co., NC between 1764 and 1768. His brothers, John, Henry, Charles and Leonard also had land in Moore County and some of their descendants still live there to this day. David Cagle’s son and grandson, Henry Cagle, Sr., 1761-1838, and Henry Cagle, Jr., 1780-1857, came to Hardin County, TN about 1830 where I sit writing this today. There were 4 generations between Henry, Jr. and me and I was born in 1940.
Ken Burress
March 16 @ 1:53pm
I am descended from Perry County, Tennessee's, Elizabeth Cagle daughter of Robert Cagle, and on back to Leonard. I live in Wayne County, Tennessee.
Robert Barrett
March 25 @ 7:16pm
Thanks David - I appreciate your posting. According to my records, the Cagle's married into my Barrett line in Moore County in the 1700s. Christopher Columbus Cagle married my 4th great grandfather's sister, Mary Ann Barrett, b. 1759. They married in Moore County in November 1787 later moving to Sevier, Tennessee. Christopher Columbus Cagle was the son of Heinrich "Henry" Cagle who was the son of Leonhard/Leonhart Kegel b.1684 in Sembach, Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Shelia Cannon Guagliano Shelia Cannon Guagliano
March 5 @ 4:29pm
Hello all. My ancestor connections to Moore County are through Bean and Fincannon family lines I am a descendant of Richard Bean(Bain/Bayne) and John "Peter" Fincannon/Voncanon/Vuncanon. My brother's Y test is on the site as is mine. Would love to find some new family.
Earl Cagle
March 11 @ 11:14pm
Hello Shelia, I am your new family. On my maternal side I am descended from Peter Fincannon whose father was Isaac whose father was William (the Tory). Peter and his brother Silas came to Gilmer Co. Ga. and married Davis sisters.
Earl Cagle
March 11 @ 11:17pm
Shelia, not enough room allotted, e-mail me at ecagle1@bellsouth. net. Best wishes, Earl Cagle
Mark Gilliland Mark Gilliland
March 11 @ 7:35pm
I am glad I found this group. I am the 2nd great-granddaughter of Martha Morning Naylor born 1 February, 1840 in Moore County NC. I am also the 4th great-granddaughter of Hiram Melton born 12 May, 1809 in Moore County NC. There may be more, many of these families migrated to McNairy County TN before the Civil War.
Bradley Chriscoe Bradley Chriscoe
March 8 @ 4:04am
Hello to all. I recently joined this group with the goal of forming a better understanding of who my ancestors were, how they were connected, and the role of DNA in establishing those connections. I have numerous well established roots in the Moore County area. Some of my family lines are the Chriscoe, Brown, Sanders, Maness, Dunn, Owens, Brower, Williamson, and Dunn and all the accompanying various spellings of each. I have performed the Family Finder, Y-67, and full mitochondrial testing at Family Tree. If you have any questions for me or thoughts you would like to share please feel free to do so. Good luck to all.
Mark MONROE, #635203
March 8 @ 8:14am
For the male line, I would (and have) completed the Big-Y to get your full SNP line and get placed on the Big Tree. It told me a lot. Also, when posting a question or comment, placing your FTDNA sample # helps others wishing to assist you.
Bradley Chriscoe
March 8 @ 11:00pm
Thank you for the advice. I will check on that. My FTDNA sample # is 893147
Thomas Moore Thomas Moore
September 13, 2015 @ 3:50pm
I just joined this group a few minutes ago, I am descended from Gideon Moore b abt. 1775 married to Sarah(Sallie) Williamson b abt. 1790 both of Moore County, NC. I perused your site group notices and most of your surnames are in my tree. Gideon's son, George Moore b 1833/34 married Mary Maness. Their son, Elias Moore I share with one of your members Does my 37 marker DNA automatically post or when does it?
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Christie Moore
July 5, 2016 @ 10:28pm
8 generations back from what/who? I have 2 separate Moore lines. One from Johnston, Cumberland, Bladen counties. The other from Pitt, Greene, Craven counties. My Moore County family is Cox.
Sharon Chisum
January 12 @ 11:01pm
My Great Grandmother was Matilda Jane Moore . She lived in Randolph County.
Debbie Woo
February 5 @ 9:27pm
My Moore family are from Moore County
Christopher Wright
March 4 @ 10:56pm
Elias P Moore and Mary Garner had a daughter Ada Moore who married Detlus Trogdon. Detlus and Ada had Mary Ila Trogdon. Mary Ila married Herbert Gaither Wright. Mary Ila and Gaither are my great grandparents.
Doug Morgan Doug Morgan has a question!
February 9 @ 6:43pm
My results just came back last week. How long does it take to get put into a group?
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Doug Morgan
February 9 @ 7:03pm
888095 and yes I have
Benjamin Wallace
February 26 @ 10:16am
Can you add mine too? I just received mine and frankly don't know what I am looking at, but you are welcome to share it. 896005. Permission granted.
Mark MONROE, #635203
February 26 @ 8:13pm
888095 - Group Morgan 896005 -Group - Wallace of Calloway/Graves, KY and Montgomery, NC
Mark MONROE, #635203
February 26 @ 8:16pm
For what it's worth for those not aware, permission levels are physically set by you and not by giving a statement granting authorization. See... https://www.familytreedna.com/learn/user-guide/my-account/my-project-preferences-page/
Robert  Carter Robert Carter
February 26 @ 1:11pm
Bob Carter - 691561 (posted by friend - Anne Evans 329437) Anne's email - annefamilyhistory@comcast.net Note - trying to verify various Carter lines with NC/VA connections. Thanks for your help! FYI - North Carolina researchers Genealogy Roundtable: Two-part seminar led by DNA expert is scheduled The MARC is honored to host Robert S. Lockett, Jr. to conduct a two-part discussion on DNA. The first session, “DNA and Genealogy: The Basics,” will be held on Saturday, March 2. Lockett will define DNA and examine its properties that are used for determining family relationships. Part two, “DNA and Genealogy: Beyond the Basics,” is scheduled for Saturday, April 27. This presentation will explore commercial DNA testing and how users can interpret the results. Both programs begin at 2:00 p.m. Lockett returned to his native Virginia following retirement as an engineer with Texas Instruments. He is a past president of the Wythe County Genealogical Society, and his DNA presentations are highly regarded across Virginia and North Carolina. https://www.themarconline.org/index.html Rockingham County Historical Society Museum & Archives 1086 NC Hwy 65, Reidsville, NC 27320 P.O. Box 84, Wentworth, NC 27375 info@theMARConline.org 336-634-4949
Betty Summerlin Betty Summerlin
February 22 @ 1:32pm
Hello, My great grandfather John Elebee Wood was born in 1857 in Moore Co, NC. Thanks to some good Bryant DNA matches I was able to determine that his parents were William Wesley Wood and Deborah Byrant, and have a good tree on the Bryant/Ritter side. However, I'm still stuck on the Wood side. According to the website "Moore County Wallaces", Wesley Wood was the son of William Wood d. 1840 and Catherine Hunsucker but I don't have Wood or Hunsucker DNA matches at Ancestry, 23andMe or FTDNA. If anybody has these surnames in their trees and has done autosomal testing at any of these three companies, please contact me. Thanks, Betty Summerlin dbsmail1315@charter.net
Christie Moore Christie Moore
April 12, 2017 @ 8:12am
Not to tread on any toes, but since we are all looking for connections and if you have Scottish ancestry and your folks settled in the Argyll Colony (Cross Creek - Current day Fayetteville/Cape Fear River area of NC from Wilmington up and westward) then you can come join this group: https://www.familytreedna.com/groups/argyll-colony-north-carolina/about
Debbie Woo
November 6 @ 4:33am
I do have some Scots and might have family from this region, but if you could give me 'county' names they became it would help me determine it.
Sandra Loridans
January 31 @ 3:58pm
Christie Moore: I am already a member of the Argyll group and have found three matches, minus two STRs, on my brother's dna. I don't know how to contact these other persons from that site? My McKinnons owned land on Rockfish Creek in Moore Co. David McKinnon born 1805 married Catherine "Katie" MUSE. I simply cannot get Katie into the right MUSE family (I think there was 500 families!)
Sandra Loridans
January 31 @ 4:17pm
Christie Moore - We share the Morris line.
Debbie Woo
February 5 @ 9:28pm
I have Moore County lines. Still unraveling them but they were Moore and Smith. DNA strongly indicate Richardson, Furr, Maness and more ties. I also have alot of Scots lines but also, not from Moore county (that I have proven so far). I also have Mayflower Brewer lines by the way.
Earl Cagle Earl Cagle
January 15, 2018 @ 10:10pm
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David Cagle
September 5 @ 3:00pm
BRENDA LAURENCE, do you have any information of a Charles Cagle who bought and sold the same tract of land in McNairy Co., TN ca 1837-38? Thanks
Andrew Brewer
November 27 @ 11:43pm
Ancestry says on my tree:Henry Cagle 1734–1802 BIRTH 1734 • Oberöfflingen, Bernkastel-Wittlich, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany DEATH 22 MAR 1802 • Boar Creek, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States uncle of wife of 1st cousin 6x removed
Sandra Loridans
January 31 @ 4:18pm
Andrew Brewer, We share the Morris line?
Debbie Woo
February 5 @ 9:21pm
Thanks for the info about the ship Sultana. One of my greats (uncle) was on it. My line of Thompson, Myers, Long were also mounted infantry TN 6th !!