Henry Jackson Moore

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

The Life of Henry Jackson

When Henry Jackson Moore was born on 7 August 1852, in Brown, Indiana, United States, his father, Eli Tecumseh Moore, was 28 and his mother, Ellen Schultz, was 24. 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, Brown, Indiana, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Unity Baptist Church Cemetery, Beanblossom, Brown, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Jackson Moore
1852–1909
Mary Elizabeth Wertz
1853–1900
Marriage: 23 June 1873
Linnie Alice Moore
1873–1950
Minnie R. Wann
1875–1948
Clinton Eli Moore
1877–1960
Alnettie J. Moore
1879–1880

Spouse and Children

    Male1852–1909Male

    Mary Elizabeth Wertz

    Female1853–1900Female

MARRIAGE
23 June 1873
children

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Parents and Siblings

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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.
1863

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

1 English: from Middle English more ‘moor’, ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘area of uncultivated land’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.2 English: from Old French more ‘Moor’ (Latin maurus). The Latin term denoted a native of northwestern Africa, but in medieval England the word came to be used informally as a nickname for any swarthy or dark-skinned person.3 English: from a personal name (Latin Maurus ‘Moor’). This name was borne by various early Christian saints. The personal name was introduced to England by the Normans, but it was never as popular in England as it was on the Continent.

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

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Sources (3)

  • 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 J Moore, "United States Census, 1900"

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