Moore, Dr. William

Moore, Dr. William

Male 1754 - 1824  (70 years)

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  • Name Moore, William  [1, 2
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 17 Jan 1754  Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Apr 1824  [2, 3
    Person ID I6465  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist, Descendants of Rev. John Moore
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 

    Father Moore, Lt. Samuel,   b. 5 Dec 1711, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1788, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Fish, Sarah,   b. 11 Aug 1717, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1796, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Bef 1748 
    Children 6 children 
     1. Moore, Sarah,   b. May 1744, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1805  (Age ~ 61 years)
     2. Moore, Patience,   b. Apr 1746, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1790  (Age ~ 44 years)
     3. Moore, Rt. Rev. Benjamin S. T. D.,   b. 5 Oct 1748, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1816, Greenwich Village, New York, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +4. Moore, Jacob,   b. 1751, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1825  (Age 74 years)
     5. Moore, Judith,   b. 1754,   d. 18 Oct 1834  (Age 80 years)
     6. Moore, Dr. William,   b. 17 Jan 1754, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1824  (Age 70 years)
     
    Family ID F2646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fish, Jane,   b. 7 Jan 1757, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1834  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1782  Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    • Marriage License; 30 Jan 1782; New York, New York, New York, USA
    Children 
     1. Moore, Nathaniel Fish,   b. 25 Dec 1782, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1872, Hudson, Columbia County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Moore, Maria Theresa,   b. 30 Dec 1784, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1855, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. Moore, Dr. Samuel W.,   b. 11 Oct 1786, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1854, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +4. Moore, Jane,   b. 15 Feb 1788, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1842, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     5. Moore, Benjamin,   b. 8 Nov 1789,   d. 7 Jan 1791  (Age 1 years)
     6. Moore, Benjamin,   b. 19 Aug 1791, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1832, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     7. Moore, Susannah,   b. 27 Apr 1793,   d. 17 Aug 1814  (Age 21 years)
     8. Moore, William,   b. 13 Sep 1797, Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1885, Garrison, Putnam County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     9. Moore, Sarah Ann,   b. 10 Sep 1799,   d. 12 Jul 1861  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F2651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jan 1754 - Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Feb 1782 - Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Moore, Nathaniel Fish - 25 Dec 1782 - Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Moore, Maria Theresa - 30 Dec 1784 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Moore, Dr. Samuel W. - 11 Oct 1786 - New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Moore, Jane - 15 Feb 1788 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Moore, Benjamin - 19 Aug 1791 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Moore, William - 13 Sep 1797 - Queens Borough, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Dr. William Moore (1754-1824)
    Dr. William Moore (1754-1824)
    From "Rev. John Moore of Newtown, Long Island, and some of his descendants," by James W. Moore, 1903, unnumbered page following page 110. Caption: Dr. William Moore, 1754-1824 [580]. Copy of an oil painting in possession of Mrs. Charles de Rham [650].

  • Notes 
    • [On page 67 the number is given as 317. However, on page 125, Weygant changes the Number for William Moore to No. 316]

      of Newtown, N. Y., and New York City

      Dr. Moore was a graduate of Columbia College and continued his studies at Edinburgh, Scotland, where he was graduated a Doctor of Medicine in 1780. Returning to America he soon acquired an extensive practice in New York City and on Long Island, in the arduous duties of which he was unremittingly engaged for forty years. During a considerable portion of that period he was President of the New York Medical Society and a Trustee of the College of Physicians, as well as a Vestryman of Trinity Church.

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 10 Feb 2019.
      Memorial ID 79678989
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/79678989

      Nathaniel Fish
      Birth 18 Dec 1700
      Queens County, New York, USA
      Death 4 Mar 1769 (aged 68)
      Queens County, New York, USA
      Burial
      Old Newtown Cemetery
      Elmhurst, Queens County, New York, USA

      Born and died in Newtown, Long Island, Queens, New York.

      Married Jannetje "Jane" Berrien on 14 February 1738 in Newtown

      Children:

      Elizabeth married Thomas Lawrence
      Mary
      Sarah
      John married Sarah Keltas
      Judith married Jonathan Lawrence
      Peter married Hannah Hankinson
      Susannah married John Berrien Riker
      Anna married Elias Covenhouven
      Jane married William Moore

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S2624] Rev. John Moore of Newtown, Long Island, and some of his descendants, James W. Moore, 98, 110-112 (Reliability: 2), 24 Sep 2021.
      Lieut. Samuel Moore4 and Sarah Fish had

      . . .

      580. Dr. William5, b. Jan. 17, 1754, m. Feb. 4, 1782, Jane Fish4 (Nathaniel3, m. Jane Berrien (Peter), Nathan2, Jonathan1), b. 1757; he d. April 22, 1824 (will). [618]

      . . .

      580. Dr. William Moore5 (Lieut. Samuel4, Benjamin3, Capt. Samuel2, Rev. John1) and Jane Fish4 (Nathaniel3, m. Jane Berrien (Peter), Nathan2, Jonathan1) .

      Dr. William Moore5 was a physician. "This ornament [Footnote: Thompson's History of Long Island.] of the profession and of Christianity, was born at Newtown, L. I., in 1754. He received the rudiments of a classical education under the tuition of his elder brother, afterwards Bishop Moore, and President of Columbia College. He attended the lectures on medicine delivered by Drs. Clossey and Samuel Bard.

      "In 1778 he went to London, and thence to Edinburgh, and in 1780 graduated Doctor of Medicine, when he delivered a dissertation on the Bile.

      "For more than forty years he continued unremittingly engaged in the arduous duties of an extensive practice, particularly in midwifery, estimating his number of cases at about three thousand. His medical papers may be found in the American Medical and Philosophical Register, the New York Medical Repository and the New York Medical and Physical Journal. For many years Dr. Moore was President of the Medical Society of the County of New York, and an upright and vigilant Trustee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons. On his death the college recorded their testimony of his pre-eminent worth. He was Trustee of Columbia College from 1790 until his death, and chairman in 1823.

      "Dr. John W. Francis, at that time Professor of Obstetrics in the college, in his lecture to the class, remarked of this estimable man, as follows : 'Before I conclude,' says he, 'permit me to pay my feeble tribute of homage and respect to the memory of the late Dr. Moore, recently called from among us by the fiat of Providence : a bright exemplar of the virtues and the important qualifications demanded of the practitioner in that department of the profession, the duties of which I have attempted to exhibit. I am persuaded that I do not allow feelings of personal friendship to prevail over the decisions of the severest scrutiny, when I assert that no member of our profession has exhibited in his life and conduct, a more beautiful example of the dignity and benignant lustre of the medical character.

      " 'Honored for many years with his friendship, and admitted to the privilege of his conversation, I was early taught to look upon him with a respect and veneration which all my subsequent acquaintance only served to strengthen and confirm. Thousands among us can testify to the mildness and urbanity of his manners, to his tender and watchful regard for the suffering patient and sympathizing attendants, to his warm-hearted benevolence of feeling, and devotedness to the good of all whom his eminent attainments, or the lesson of a pure and unspotted life could profit, to his strictness of moral principle and uniform devotion to the sacred obligations of religion.

      " 'It was but a few months ago that the governors of this institution were honored with his co-operation and enlightened by his counsels. How great their loss has been, can only be known to those who were acquainted with the liberality of his views, and his freedom from every mean and selfish bias.

      " 'Dr. Moore rose to his great eminence by the force of personal and professional merit. A liberal education had prepared him to commence with advantage his medical pursuits, and amid the toil and cares of his laborious career, he ever continued to recur with ardor and delight to those classical studies, in which he had been imbued in his youth. Seldom, indeed, has it happened that the two professions were adorned with such attainments and such private excellence, as were exhibited in the instances of Dr. Moore and his brother Benjamin, the late pious and venerable bishop of the church. While we cherish their worth, let the regret at our bereavement give place to a noble emulation of their pure virtue and active benevolence.'

      "That he was among the most eminent and useful men of which the annals of medicine can boast, is fully established by the disinterested observations of his able, learned and scientific contemporary, and his name adds one more to the already extended list of great and good men, in almost every department of useful knowledge which graces the history of Long Island."

      Dr. Moore was a vestryman of Trinity Church.

      The following extract from a letter from Miss Maria Theresa Moore, his granddaughter, gives a pleasant picture of family life : " Aug. 29, 1899. Thank you for the pleasure you've given me by that account of my grandfather (Dr. Wm. Moore). I remember the dear old gentleman coming in often, with his knee-breeches, and boots, with a little tassel on each, which we children always investigated, and our Christmas visit to him and grandmother, when each child received a present. This custom was carried on by my uncle, N. F. Moore, whilst in Columbia College, and after he left New York and lived with Uncle William at Garrison, he sent to each niece and god-child $10 in gold." Miss Moore, of Stamford, Conn., has a silver spoon marked W. M. T.--William and Jane Moore.

      Dr. William Moore5 in his will, dated August 21, 1810, probated April 17, 1824, ordered his executors to purchase half of the vault of his brother-in-law, Thomas Barrow ; leaves during her life to his wife, Jane, the property at the corner of Nassau and Liberty Streets, rented by Robert Hill ; to his son, Nathaniel F. Moore, his folio Bible and his miniature by Carbonora and his mother's, by Sharpless, his profile picture by Sharpless to his daughter, Maria Theresa.

      Jane Fish4 was the daughter of Nathaniel Fish3, of Newtown, and Jane Berrien, the daughter of Peter Berrien, who married Elizabeth Edsall (Peter Jansen (Cornells Jansen, m. Janet Stryker, Jan Stryker, m. 1652, Lambertgi Sanbenny)), the granddaughter of Nathan2 and ____ ____, the great-granddaughter of Jonathan1 and Mary ____.

      Dr. William Moore5 and Jane Fish had

      618. President Nathaniel Fish6, b. December 25, 1782, unmarried, d. April 27, 1872.

      619. Maria Theresa6, b. December 30, 1784, m. Henry Casimir de Rham (J. Wilhelm Christophe, b. 1743), Yvirden on Lake Neuchatel, Switzerland, b. July 15, 1785, d. October _, 1873 ; she d. March 22, 1855. [627]

      620. Dr. Samuel W.6, b. October 11, 1786, m. November 17, 1813, Emily Constable3 (William2 m. Anna White (Townsend), of Philadelphia, John1), b. in England, July 4, 1795 or 6, d. June 14, 1844 ; he d. August 26, 1854. [644]

      621. Jane6, b. February 15, 1788, m. Henry Major, merchant of Londonderry, Ireland, b. Tully Brislaw, near Londonderry, 1779; she d. March 17, 1841. [671]

      622. Benjamin6, b. November 8, 1789, d. January 7, 1791.

      623. Benjamin6, b. August 19, 1791, d. February 17, 1832.

      624. Susannah6, b. April 27, 1793, d. August 17, 1814.

      625. William6, b. September 13, 1797, m. Margaret Gouverneur (Samuel, m. Mary Phillipse), b. June 10, 1809, Carmel, Putnam Co., N. Y., lived in "The Grange" opposite West
      Point, near Garrison's, d. January 11, 1892 ; he d. July 15, 1885, at Garrison's on Hudson ; no children.

      626. Sarah Ann6, b. September 10, 1799, m. April 11, 1844, Dr. Edward Hodges (Archelaus), b. July 20, 1796, Bristol, England, d. September 1, 1867, Bristol, England ; she d. July 12, 1S61 ; no children.
      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    3. [S1209] Geneva Genealogical Society (Reliability: 3), 24 Jan 2016.
      JOHN CONSTABLE MOORE
      Born September 20, 1864 Elected February 28, 1910
      John Wells Moore 1825-1885 --- Frances H. Weber 1834-
      Samuel W. Moore 1786-1854 --- Emily Constable 1795-1844
      William Moore 1754-1824 --- Jane Fish 1757-
      Samuel Moore 1711-1788 --- Sarah Fish 1717-1796
      Benjamin Moore -1750 --- Anna Sackett 1681-1757
      Samuel Moore 1645-1717 --- Mary Reed 1651-1738
      John Moore 1620?-1657 --- Margaret Howell

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S832] Ancestry.com, 16 Dec 2015.
      Family Search International Genealogical Research Index
      Jane Fish m. William Moore, 4 Feb 1782 Trinity Church Parish, New York, New York, New York.


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