|Battle:||Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland|
|Ship/Arrival:||Unity, Dec 1650|
|Prisoner and List:|
|Other SPOW Associations:|
Published: 18 August 2018, Updated: 03 Jan 2019
Page Contributors: Ray Dusek, Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust
Moore, James, #52 on The Dunbar Prisoners
IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 248, James is categorized as:
Definite [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]
Moore/Dunsmore/More/Moores/Dimsmore/Dunswar, James. Residences: Lynn MA. Appears: 1653. D.1659. A founder of the SCS. [Exiles; Banks; DR; SPOWS; Ch.8; App.B]
For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.
First Generation in the New World
1. JAMES¹ MOORE, was born presumably in Scotland about 1630 and died at Salem, Massachusetts in 1659. He married at Lynn, Massachusetts on 28 Dec 1657, RUTH PINNION, the daughter of NICHOLAS PINNION of Lynn and New Haven.
Children of James and Ruth (Pinnion) Moore:
2. DOROTHY² MOORE, born at Salem on 8 Jan 1658/9.
Sources and Notes:
Submitted by Ray Dusek in January 2019:
James Moore, 1630–1659
Birth 1630 • ,,,Scotland
Death JUL 1659 • Lynn,Essex,Massachusetts
Ruth Pinnion 1642-1668 she is the Daughter of Nicholas Pinnion a Iron Worker
Dorothy Moore 1658-?
A little historical note about Ruth Pinnion she married 2nd, a Peter Briggs in Connecticut in 1665 she deserted him in 1666 a she was hung for Infanticide and Adultery in Jun 1668 in Hartford Connecticut
Note about Dorothy we have found no more record of her at this time
Essex County, Massachusetts Probate Records Supplement, 1644 – 1691
Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850
Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991
U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700
Vital records of Lynn, Massachusetts
William Henry Moore and his ancestry