Isaac Moore (settler)

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Isaac Moore
Deputy of the
General Court
of the
Colony of Connecticut
from Norwalk [1]
In office
October 1657 May 1658
Preceded by Matthew Canfield
Succeeded by Richard Olmsted
Personal details
Bornc. 1622 [2]
England [2]
Diedabout 1705 [2]
Farmington, Connecticut Colony
Spouse(s)Ruth Stanley (m. December 5, 1645, Hartford), [2] [3] Dorothy Smith [2] [4]
ChildrenElizabeth Moore, Ruth Moore, Sarah Moore, Mary Moore, Phoebe Moore [4]
Occupationdeacon [3] [4]

Isaac Moore (also Isacke More) (1622 – about 1705) was a founding settler of Norwalk, Connecticut. He served as a deputy of the General Court of the Connecticut Colony from Norwalk in the October 1657 session.

He was born in England, about 1622. He came to America aboard the Increase [2] [3] [4] along with Matthew Marvin, Sr. in 1635.

In 1651, he is listed among the "Runckingheage" deed settlers in Norwalk. [5]

In 1660, Isaac and Ruth left Norwalk to settle in Farmington. [2] [3] In the years between 1665 and 1698, he served on the County Court jury many times. In 1682, he was appointed constable. In 1687, he was appointed surveyor of highways.

He is listed on the Founders Stone bearing the names of the founding settlers of Norwalk in the East Norwalk Historical Cemetery.

He was recently "discovered" as a Founder of Hartford, CT due to current research, although he is not on the monument. [6]

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References

  1. An Historical Discourse in Commemoration of the Two-hundredth Anniversary of Norwalk
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 One Branch of the Booth Family
  3. 1 2 3 4 Some descendants of John Norton of Branford
  4. 1 2 3 4 Genealogical Guide to the Early Settlers of America
  5. Norwalk v.1
  6. "Society of the Descendants of the Founders of Hartford: Founders". foundersofhartford.org. Retrieved 2017-07-13.
Preceded by
Matthew Canfield
Deputy of the
General Court
of the
Colony of Connecticut
from Norwalk

October 1657–May 1658
Succeeded by
Richard Olmsted