Jane Moore

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Moore was born in 1797, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Israel Moore, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Wallace, was 20. She married John Carroll Hunt on 3 October 1816, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died after 1869, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States, and was buried in Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Carroll Hunt
1796–1869
Jane Moore
1797–1869
Marriage: 3 October 1816
Josiah Hunt
1820–
Susan Hunt
1821–
William Carroll Hunt
1823–1883
Mary Jane Hunt
1826–1869
Hartwell H Hunt
1831–1919
George W. Hunt
1834–1863
Mary E. Hunt
1837–
Emily A Hunt
1841–1903
Andrew Hunt
1843–

Sources (9)

  • Jane Hunt in household of John Hunt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Moore, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Jennie Moore in entry for H. H. Hunt, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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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