Israel Moore

Brief Life History of Israel

When Israel Moore was born on 11 December 1765, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Israel Moore, was 52 and his mother, Agnes Nancy Strong Lewis, was 46. He married Elizabeth Wallace on 16 May 1795, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 26 June 1825, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Israel Moore
1765–1825
Elizabeth Wallace
1777–1854
Marriage: 16 May 1795
Richard Moore
1784–1860
Israel Moore Jr
1794–1854
James Moore
1798–1848
Elizabeth Moore
1803–
Ziza Moore
1797–1876
James Moore
1797–1867
Jane Moore
1797–1869
Loucissa Moore
1799–1866
Mary Polly Moore
1801–1876
Samuel Moore
1803–1880
Nancy Moore
1804–1894
Jesse L. Moore
1805–1883
Ann Betsy Moore
1805–1882
Samuel Wilson Moore
1810–1884
William Carroll Moore
1811–1875
Joseph Addison Moore
1812–1812
William Carroll Moore
1817–1879

Sources (9)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Israel Moore - Published information: birth-name: Isreal Moore
  • Isreal Moore, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Israel Moore, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1767 · Tryon Palace

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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Story Highlight

Wallace family military account

Moore, Charles B. Moore. [Account of Wallace Family History], Text, n.d.; (http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203666/ark:/67531/metapth203666/ : accessed May 16, 2015), University of Nort …

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