Caroline Moore

Brief Life History of Caroline

When Caroline Moore was born on 22 July 1867, in Washington, Iowa, United States, her father, Richard Riley Moore, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Jane Kephart, was 29. She married George Hamilton Cooper on 9 August 1885, in Garwin, Tama, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lincoln Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Precinct 14 Election Precinct, Cedar, Nebraska, United States in 1930. She died on 16 February 1938, in Madison, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Laurel Cemetery, Laurel, Cedar, Nebraska, United States.

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George Hamilton Cooper
Caroline Moore
Marriage: 9 August 1885
George Franklin Cooper
Edna Allen Cooper
Daniel Edwin Cooper
Fred E Cooper
Jesse E Cooper
Bessie Irene Cooper
Theresa Cooper
Raymond Cooper
Burt Cooper

Sources (24)

  • Caroline Moore in household of Richard Moore, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Caroline Moore, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Caroline Moore, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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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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