Luke Moore Jr.

29 June 1849–19 July 1917 (Age 68)
Whitley, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Luke

When Luke Moore Jr. was born on 29 June 1849, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, his father, Luke Moore Sr., was 32 and his mother, Obedience "Biddie" Mahan, was 32. He married Savannah Eveline Cummins on 14 July 1868, in Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Precinct 6 Martin Springs, Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 1, Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 19 July 1917, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States.

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Luke Moore Jr.
Savannah Eveline Cummins
Marriage: 14 July 1868
William Jackson Moore
Nelson Boyd Moore
Margaret C. Moore
Gilson Dixon Moore
Confucious Beldon Moore
James Evert Moore
Joseph A Moore

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 July 1868Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 1
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 18
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Sources (23)

    • Luke Moore in household of Luke Moore, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Luke Moore in entry for Joe Moore and Leila Wingfield, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Luke Moore in entry for Wm. Jack Moore, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

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