Edward Moseley, Sr.

Male 1732 - 1808  (76 years)

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  • Name Edward Moseley 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 1732  Henrico Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1808  Charlotte Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mosely Family Cemetery, Buffalo Creek, Charlotte Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 

      Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp.. Virginia Census, 1607-1890. Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.

      Name: Edward Moseley
      State: VA
      County: Charlotte County
      Township: 07 30
      Year: 1782
      Record Type: Continental Census
      Page: 15
      Database: VA Early Census Index


      Earliest public mention of him is in his father's will 1736 Henrico Co Va. Wills 1742-1749.

      20 May 1758 in a suit brought in Amelia Co. VA by Thomas Green, guardian of William Williamson, and Martha, his wife; Edward Moseley and Amey [Green], his wife; Thomas Green, William Green, and John Green, children and orphans of William Green, dec [deceased]; against Abraham Green, William Green and Henry Clay, executors of William Green, dec


      Chesterfield co VA Deed Book for 1756-1764 page 345 on 30 April 1759 John Clay of Chesterfield Co deed to Jeremiah Bass also of Chesterfield Co, (no price given) 200 acres next to Hundred Road, on both sides of Dumplin Branch, being part of the land he bought of David Flournoy, also 2 negroes, Peter and Chance.


      The 1761 earliest Edward Moseley land deed in Charlotte Co. VA is in 1761 which says that Edward Moseley was "of the County of Chesterfield" Charlotte Co VA order book 1 p.14.

      Edward Moseley of Charlotte Co VA,(formerly of Chesterfield County) was appointed a vestryman in Cornwall Parish, Charlotte Co, in 1765; order bk 1 page 10 on 1 Apr 1765
      Edward appointed J.P. [Justice of the Peace]


      Charlotte Co VA order book 4 page 146;
      Edward Sr. Moseley 7 Sep 1778 given commission
      5 Oct 1778 (the actual swearing in) Book 4 page 153
      Mar 1780 (Edward Sr resigns) Book 4 page 212

      WILL OF EDWARD MOSELEY 1808/1809

      Charlotte County, VA. Will Book 3, p. 95

      I Edward Moseley of the County of Charlotte in the State of Virginia being of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this to be my last will and Testament in manner and form following to wit, I give and bequeath to my son Edward
      Moseley a Tract of land supposed to contain about (or more than) six hundred acres, which shall include the land I purchased of Wilmots, and to begin at Hatchet's and Staple's corner, and by a line to be run from thence where
      Foulk's line crosses the south fork of Buffalo creek, also four negroes, namely, Isaac, Peg, Daniel and Bob;

      I give & bequeath to my son Hillery Moseley three negroes, namely James, Braddock & Sam;

      I give and bequeath to my son William Moseley all the slaves, stock and every other thing which I have heretofore put into his possession;

      I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Goode seven negroes, namely Pink (and her children), Isham, Polly, Edmond, Mastin and Uriah, also waggoner Isaac;

      I lend to my daughter Rebecca Johnston the residue of my land during her natural life, and after her death I give and bequeath the said land to her children to be equally divided between them. I also lend to my said daughter Rebecca six negroes, namely Sharper, Adam, Tiller, Alexander, Butcher and Jean and after her death to be equally divided between her children, I also give her my said daughter three horses, viz. a Grey a black mare & a sorrell colt, also fifteen head of cattle, the stock of hogs on the plantation whereon I now reside, also eight head of sheep, also my household furniture.

      It is my will and desire that all the residue of my Estate
      of every kind and sort, not within mentioned, shall be equally divided between my daughters, Martha Bouldin, Amey Collier, Elizabeth Bouldin, Letty Herndon and Sally Patrick.

      I give to my son Arthur Moseley. dec'd. children, namely
      Elizabeth Brooks, William, Salley and Susannah one dollar each;

      and lastly I appoint Hillary Moseley, Edward Moseley and Mack Goode Executors to this my will, In witness of which I hereunto set my hand and seal this twentieth day of May one thousand eight hundred and eight.

      Edward Moseley

      In my bequest to my daughter Mary, the word seven was interlined, lined before signed.

      Done in presence of us Archibald Hatchett, [?] Allen, Josiah Moseley. At a Court held for Charlotte County the 3rd day of october 1808.

      This last will and Testament of Edward Moseley dec'd. was presented in Court & offered for proof, which was objected to by Richard Bouldin by his attorney who contests the validity of said will, & on his motion the same is continued untill the next Court.

      At a Court held for the said County the 2nd day of January 1809. This will was this day offered for proof by the Executors therein named. On hearing the Testamony of sundry witnesses and arguments of counsel, as well on
      behalf of the executors as the said Richard Bouldin and the Testamony of Archibald Hatchett, Ruel? Allen, & Josiah Moseley the three subscribing witnesses to the said will who made oath that the said Edward Moseley acknowledged the same as his last will and Testament in their presence and they believed he was then in his perfect senses & memory, Ordered that the said will
      be admitted Record.

      On the motion of Edward Moseley one of the Executors therein named who made oath according to law Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat of the said will in due form he giving security whereupon he with John Patrick, Hillery Moseley, Thomas Goode & Edmund Herndon his securities entered into & acknowledged their bond according to law for that purpose.

      Teste Thomas Read
      Truly Recorded
      Thomas Read

      [Submitted 26 June 2000 by Ed Dolan

    Person ID I35935  Master File
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2016 

    Family Amy Green,   b. 1735 
    Married 1750  Amelia Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.

      Name: Amey Green
      Gender: Female
      Birth Place: VA
      Birth Year: 1735
      Spouse Name: Edward Moseley
      Spouse Birth Year: 1718
      Marriage State: of VA
      Number Pages: 6

      Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Marriages [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001.

      Name: Amey Green
      Spouse: Edward Moseley
      Marriage Date (Day, Month, Year): 1750
      City: Amelia Co
      State: VA

     1. Edmund Moseley, Jr.
     2. Hillery Moseley
     3. William Moseley
     4. Mary Moseley
     5. Rebecca Moseley
     6. Martha Moseley
     7. Amey Moseley
     8. Elizabeth Moseley
     9. Sally Moseley
     10. Letitia (Letty) Moseley,   b. ca 1760, Charlotte Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1853, Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years)
     11. Arthur Moseley
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F14801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart