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William Henry III Moss (b. February 17, 1687/88, d. 1777)William Henry III Moss (son of William Henry II Moss and Margaret Hopkins) was born February 17, 1687/88 in Old Rappahannock, York County, Virginia, and died 1777 in Loudoun County, Virginia.He married Elizabeth Martin on November 20, 1711 in St. Peters Parish, Stafford County, Virginia, daughter of William Martin and Mary.
Notes for William Henry III Moss:
William Henry III received 1580 acres as executor of his father's, William Henry Moss II, Will.William Henry III had five children and lived in Loudoun County, Virginia.Mary Jane Craik, his first wife's brother, Dr. James Craik, was a prominent doctor and physician to President George Washington for many years.He figures prominently in Tobias Lear's letters and recollections, published in 1920-30 per Mr. Frank Grizzard Jr., Assistant Editor of the Papers of George Washington, University of Virginia.
St. Peter's Parish in New Kent County, Virginia is an Episcopal church. The parish was founded in 1679 and the present church building was built 1701-1703.William Moss and Elizabeth Martin were married at St. Peter's Episcopal church on November 20, 1711.County records for New Kent County, Virginia were destroyed by the Union Army during the Civil War. The army occupied the church, but did not destroy it.The records for this part of the family were found in Vestry Book and Registry of St. Peter's Parish: New Kent and James City Counites, Virginia, 1674-1786. (transcribed and edited by G. C. Chamberlayne)St. Peter's Church is also where George Washington and Martha Custis were married in 1759. The church is still in use today.
William and Elizabeth in about 1730 moved to Goochland. William died in Cumberland County. (MOSS of VIRGINIA by Dorothy Wulfeck)
More About William Henry III Moss:
Christening: February 1687/88, Loudoun County, Virginia.
Record Change: February 16, 2004
More About William Henry III Moss and Elizabeth Martin:
Marriage: November 20, 1711, St. Peters Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.
Children of William Henry III Moss and Elizabeth Martin are:
- +Samuel Moss, b. January 16, 1716/17, Surrey County, Virginia, d. December 07, 1791, Granville County, North Carolina.