Samuel Moore

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Moore was born on 15 May 1712, in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Benoni Moore, was 43 and his mother, Mahetabell Allis, was 34. He died on 2 June 1712, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Benoni Moore
Mahetabell Allis
Elizabeth Moore
Mehitable Moore
Hezekiah Moore
Samuel Moore
Hezekiah Moore
Hannah Moore
Hannah Moore
Samuel Moore
Mercy Moore
Lydia Moore
Ruth Moore

Sources (2)

  • Samuel Moor, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Samuel Moor, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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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