Thursday, January 2, 2014

Upper Canada Petition Of The Widow Moore

Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
Microform: c-2200, 450

Petition of Margaret Ann Maria Moore, widow of Thomas Moore, Esq., deceased, late surgeon of the Canadian regiment....

St. Catharines
2 Jany 1819

Excerpted from the Canadian War of 1812 website:

Assistant Surgeon Thomas Moore
(1st Bttn., 21 December 1809 – 26 January 1815)

Moore was promoted to Surgeon in the 58th Regiment on 26 January 1815.  On 3 August 1815 he exchanged into the Canadian Fencibles Regiment as Surgeon.  Moore retired on half pay on 14 June 1816, and settled in the Niagara region.  He died in St. Catharines , Upper Canada on 13 May 1818.

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