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(4) Hickerson Wade 3 M. Moreland, son of Lewis Moreland and his third wife Lucy Mountfort Moreland, was born 1828. (1850 and 1870 census) He married first Mary R. Throckmorton, daughter of Robert Reed Throckmorton and his wife Ann Eliza Nottingham Throckmorton of York County, March 8, 1955. They lived where the present Hampton Roads Sanitation Plant is located at the head of Back Creek in Seaford. He taught school according to the census and he was also a merchant as indicated in his marriage record. Mary Throckmorton Moreland was born December 24, 1834. She died in 1900 according to her tombstone record. There was a large family graveyard on their property and when the Amoco Refinery bought land adjacent to the Sanitation Plant tract the graves were moved and the bodies reinterred elsewhere. He married secondly, Laura ---. He died in 1901. (tombstone) His children, all by his first wife, were: A.