When Henry Jackson Moore was born on 7 August 1852, in Brown, Indiana, United States, his father, Elihu Tecumseh Moore, was 28 and his mother, Ellen Shultz Moore, was 24. He married Mary Elizabeth Wertz on 23 June 1873, in Van Buren Township, Brown, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Van Buren Township, Brown, Indiana, United States for about 10 years 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.
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.
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