Perry W. Moore

MaleMay 1845–8 February 1937

Brief Life History of Perry W.

When Perry W. Moore was born in May 1845, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Solomon Moore, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Ellen Eddy, was 34. He married Sarah Margaret Moore in 1867, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Blacksville, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Clay District, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 8 February 1937, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Perry W. Moore
Sarah Margaret Moore
Marriage: 1867
Savannah Ellen Moore
Willis Furman Moore
Willie T. Moore
Aramina Alice Moore
Alpha Hayes Moore
Sarilda Maude Moore
Enos Ervin Moore
Noah Alvadore Moore
Fred Harrison Moore

Sources (41)

  • Perry W Moore, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Perry W Moore, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Perry W. Moore, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    1867Monongalia, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

    Age 2

    Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 25

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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