Eliza Jane Moore

Brief Life History of Eliza Jane

Eliza Jane Moore was born on 28 January 1840, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. She married John Sims Lovegrove on 16 June 1859, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Leesburg, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and District 5, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died in 1880, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 40.

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John Sims Lovegrove
Eliza Jane Moore
Marriage: 16 June 1859
Sarah Elizabeth Lovegrove
David Taylor Lovegrove
Mary Cathern Lovegrove
William W. Lovegrove

Sources (19)

  • Jane Lovegrove in household of John Lovegrove, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elisa Jane Moore, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Eliza Jane Meeker in entry for John Moore, "Ohio, Crawford County Obituaries, 1860-2004"

World Events (7)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English more ‘moor, marsh, fen’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place, or a habitational name from any of various places called with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.

English (of Norman origin): ethnic name from Old French more ‘Moor’, either someone from North Africa or, more often, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a Moor. Compare Morrell and Moreau .

English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English personal name More (Old French More, Maur, Latin Maurus), originally denoting either ‘Moor’ or someone with a swarthy complexion (compare Morrell , Morrin , Morris , and sense 2 above). There was a 6th-century Christian saint of this name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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