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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Family Time Line

Benoni Moore
1669–1753
Mahetabell Allis
1677–1757
Elizabeth Moore
1700–1786
Mehitable Moore
1701–1742
Hezekiah Moore
1704–1704
Samuel Moore
1704–1704
Hezekiah Moore
1705–1705
Hannah Moore
1706–1708
Hannah Moore
1708–1740
Samuel Moore
1712–1712
Mercy Moore
1713–
Lydia Moore
1715–1761
Ruth Moore
1717–

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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