Rev. James Jacob Moore

2 August 1789–12 November 1869 (Age 80)
Virginia, United States

The Life of James Jacob

When Rev. James Jacob Moore was born on 2 August 1789, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Gay Moore, was 28 and his mother, Averilla Allender, was 23. He married Mary Ann Shaw on 6 March 1810, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 12 November 1869, at the age of 80, and was buried in Moore, Casey, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. James Jacob Moore
1789–1869
Mary Ann Shaw
1791–1841
Marriage: 6 March 1810
Elizabeth A Moore
1809–
Penelope Emily Livingwood Moore
1826–1860
John G Moore
1811–1885
Martha Ann Moore
1814–1888
James J Moore
1818–
George Henry Moore
1819–1896
Thomas Moore
1822–
Samuel D. Moore
1824–1861

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 March 1810
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    Elizabeth A Moore

    Female1809–Female

    Male1811–1885Male

    Female1814–1888Female

    James J Moore

    Male1818–Male

    George Henry Moore

    Male1819–1896Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Elizabeth Moore

    Female1787–1876Female

    Male1789–1869Male

    Eleanor Moore

    Female1790–Female

    Female1795–1858Female

World Events (8)

1791

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 3

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 23

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

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)

  • James Moore, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • James Moore, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • James Moore, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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