James M Moore

22 September 1800–29 September 1879 (Age 79)
Pelham, Welland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of James M

When James M Moore was born on 22 September 1800, in Pelham, Welland, Ontario, Canada, his father, Jacob Jeremiah Moore, was 32 and his mother, Rachel Virginia Wildman, was 24. He married Sarah Kensey on 10 May 1830, in Yarmouth Centre, Central Elgin, Elgin, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 29 September 1879, in Lamotte Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

James M Moore
1800–1879
Sarah Kensey
1804–
Marriage: 10 May 1830
Rachel Moore
1831–
John James Moore
1832–1878
Mary Moore
1833–1904
Rebecca Moore
1835–1890
Phineas Moore
1839–1890
Tacy E Moore
1842–1908
Samuel Moore
1842–1904
Jane Moore
1844–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 May 1830
Yarmouth Centre, Central Elgin, Elgin, Ontario, Canada
children

(8)

    Female1831–Female

    John James Moore

    Male1832–1878Male

    Female1833–1904Female

    Rebecca Moore

    Female1835–1890Female

    Phineas Moore

    Male1839–1890Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 21

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English more ‘moor’, ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘area of uncultivated land’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.2 English: from Old French more ‘Moor’ (Latin maurus). The Latin term denoted a native of northwestern Africa, but in medieval England the word came to be used informally as a nickname for any swarthy or dark-skinned person.3 English: from a personal name (Latin Maurus ‘Moor’). This name was borne by various early Christian saints. The personal name was introduced to England by the Normans, but it was never as popular in England as it was on the Continent.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • James Moore in entry for Jane Hodgkinson, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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