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
Elizabeth Wallace
Marriage: 16 May 1795
Richard Moore
Israel Moore Jr
James Moore
Elizabeth Moore
Ziza Moore
James Moore
Jane Moore
Loucissa Moore
Mary Polly Moore
Samuel Moore
Nancy Moore
Jesse L. Moore
Ann Betsy Moore
Samuel Wilson Moore
William Carroll Moore
Joseph Addison Moore
William Carroll Moore

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.


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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Wallace family military account

Moore, Charles B. Moore. [Account of Wallace Family History], Text, n.d.; ( : accessed May 16, 2015), University of Nort …

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