William Moore

5 December 1755–1812 (Age 56)
Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Moore was born on 5 December 1755, in Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Abraham Moore, was 39 and his mother, Silence Nichols, was 35. He married Anna on 5 December 1775, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1812, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

William Moore
1755–1812
Anna
1759–
Marriage: 5 December 1775
Abraham
1780–
Sally
1782–
Anna
1783–
Eunice
1785–
William
1786–
James
1788–
Nany
1793–
Navy Moore
1793–
Thomas
1795–
Silence
1797–
Charles
1800–
Charlotte Moors
1800–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 December 1775Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (12)

      Male1780–Male

      Female1782–Female

      Female1783–Female

      Female1785–Female

      Male1786–Male

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 21
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 21
    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 31
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Moor
    Morrell
    Moores
    McMoore
    Mur
    Murzyn
    More
    Morrin
    Mauro
    Moresco
    Morey
    Morris
    Moro
    Seymour

    Sources (2)

    • William Moore in entry for Navy Moore, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • William Moor in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988

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