Gibson Moore

Male11 November 1910–5 May 1976

Brief Life History of Gibson

When Gibson Moore was born on 11 November 1910, in Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Moore Sr, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Carlisle, was 35. He married Doratha Isabelle Reiss on 22 March 1942, in New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. He lived in New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and San Francisco, California, United States in 1950. He died on 5 May 1976, in Los Gatos, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Oak Hill Memorial Park, San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Gibson Moore
Doratha Isabelle Reiss
Marriage: 22 March 1942

Sources (10)

  • Gibson Moore, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Gibson Moore and Dorothy Isobel Reiss in the U.S.,™ Marriage Index, 1800s-current
  • Gibson Moore in the U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1861-1985

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1942New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 2

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 3

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.


    Age 19

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    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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