Risdon D. Moore Family
Note: Risdon D. Moore is my 3rd. gt. grandfather.
Risdon D. Moore born 11-18-1791 in Guilford County, N.C. Risdon married Mary Arseneth
Mitchell on 1-14-1811 in Rockingham County, N.C. Arseneth Mitchell is the daughter of Leavin
Mitchell and Nancy Polk. Arseneth was born in 1796 in Rockingham Co. N.C. and died in 1882
Sumner Co. TN. To view a photo of Ridson Moore Click here.
Risdon D. Moore died in 1868 in Sumner Co., TN. Both Risdon and Arseneth are buried in the Moore Cemetery behind a house in a family cemetery on College St. in Portland, Sumner Co., TN.
In 1812 or 1813, Risdon and Arseneth moved to Sumner Co., TN. Risdon taught school sessions at the Nolan School House. He was also a surveyor and a register of the county when he died. Arseneth was a devoted member of the Christian Church.
Hiram Mitchell Moore (son of Risdon D. Moore and Mary Arseneth Mitchell ) was born January 22, 1822 in Sumner Co., TN. He married Elizabeth Ann Rebecca Ellis. Elizabeth Ann Rebecca was the daughter of John & Ann Ellis of Todd Co., Kentucky. Hiram became an M.D. and went to school at the University of Nashville. He lived in Mitchellville, TN, Gallatin, TN., and eventually practiced medicine and lived in Cross Plains, TN.
William Polk Moore, Sr., (son of Risdon D. Moore and Mary Arseneth Mitchell ) was born April 29, 1829. Died June 23, 1901. He is buried in Moore Cemetery, Sumner Co., TN. He married 1st to Amanda Dickey. Amanda Dickey died June 21, 1864. William married 2nd to Mary (Mollie) Jane Duval on 6-22-1865 in Sumner Co., TN. William Polk Moore was an M.D. of Portland, TN. and graduated from the University of Nashville, TN.
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Jerome Egburt Moore (son of Risdon D. Moore and Mary Arseneth Mitchell ) was born November 24, 1831 in Sumner Co., TN. He died June 30, 1919 of a broken hip and is buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Springfield, TN. Jerome married Rebecca M. Litzy in May of 1853. Rebecca died of paralysis on May, 9, 1910. She is also buried in the Elmwood Cemetery in Springfield, TN. Jerome studied medicine with his brothers at the University of Nashville and became a M.D. He and Rebecca lived in Blackjack, TN.
Thomas Benton Moore (son of Risdon D. Moore and Mary Arseneth Mitchell ) was born 1834 Sumner Co., TN. He died in 1906. Married 1st Isabel Austin on March 8, 1856 in Sumner Co., TN. Isabel Austin was the daughter of John and Rhoda Austin. She was born February 12, 1836 in Sumner Co., TN. She died July 17, 1859 in Sumner Co., TN. Isabel is buried in Austin Cemetery, New Deal, Sumner Co., TN. Thomas Moore married 2nd to Mary Ann Williams on January 7, 1861 in Sumner Co. TN. She was the daughter of Josephus and Emily Jane Robertson. Mary was born in 1840. She died in 1921, Mulloy, Robertson Co. TN. Thomas and Mary are buried at Maple Hill Cemetery, Sumner Co., TN. Thomas was a farmer. He and Mary Ann were members of the McKendree Memorial Methodist Church in Portland, TN.
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