William Moran, Jr., was born 238 years ago – February 17, 1774. William was the son of William Moran and Mary Rebecca Barber of Loudoun County, Virginia. William, Jr., married Mary Barber. They moved to Washington County, Kentucky, and had 4 children: John M., Martha, Elizabeth Lyon and Ann Rebecca Moran. William married as his second wife Susan Linton. They had 5 children: Susan Linton, Linton Lewis, Young William, Charles Fenton and Henry E. Moran.