Information before William is not confirmed. Possible ancestry of William M Moultrie(1878-1842):
7.4 William Moultrie(1752, SC-1796, TN) and Hannah Ainsle(1752-?)
7.5 William Moultrie(1730, SC-1805, SC) and Damaris E De St Julien(Jullen?)(1733-1779)
7.6 John Moultrie, b 1702, Goose Creek Scotland, d 1771 Charleston, St Michaels, and Lucretia Cooper(1707-1747).
A number of postings on Rootsweb home page, but did not see any with info before William M Moultrie.
1850 census of Obion County TN: Arthur Carroll, 26, b TN, farmer Jessie Carroll, 18, b TN Edward Carroll, 65, b SC, farmer Mary Mouterie(Mootrie, sp?), 34, b SC Robert Mouterie, 14, b TN Mary Mouterie, 4, b TN Even though name is spelled Mouterie in census record, believe this is correct Moultrie family.