Henry Jackson Moore

7 August 1852–11 May 1909 (Age 56)
Brown, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Jackson

When Henry Jackson Moore was born on 7 August 1852, in Brown, Indiana, United States, his father, Elihu Moore, was 28 and his mother, Ellen Moore, was 22. He married Mary Elizabeth Wertz on 23 June 1873. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Jackson Township, Brown, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 May 1909, in Beanblossom, Jackson Township, Brown, Indiana, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Unity Baptist Church Cemetery, Beanblossom, Jackson Township, Brown, Indiana, United States.

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Henry Jackson Moore
Mary Elizabeth Wertz
Marriage: 23 June 1873
Linnie Alice Moore
Minnie R. Wann
Clinton Eli Moore
Alnettie J. Moore

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus
Age 4
The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.
Age 11
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 16
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

(1997: 239230;2007: 518773; 2010: 724374)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 .

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

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Sources (5)

  • Henry G Moore in household of Eli T Moore, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry I More in household of Eli T More, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Jackson Moore, "Find A Grave Index"

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