Caroline Moore

July 1867–
Washington, Iowa, United States

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Moore was born in 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.

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Family Time Line

George Hamilton Cooper
1862–1941
Caroline Moore
1867–
Marriage: 9 August 1885
George Franklin Cooper
1884–1943
Edna Allen Cooper
1886–1935
Daniel Edwin Cooper
1888–
Fred E Cooper
1890–
Jesse E Cooper
1894–1970
Theresa Cooper
1897–1976
Bessie Irene Cooper
1897–
Raymond Cooper
1904–1966
Burt Cooper
1906–1971

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 August 1885
Garwin, Tama, Iowa, United States
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Alonzo P Moore

    Male1855–1900Male

    Isaac Henry Moore

    Male1857–1925Male

    Marietta E Moore

    Female1860–Female

    Nancy A Moore

    Female1863–Female

    James W Moore

    Male1865–Male

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 17

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (3)

  • Caroline Moore in household of Richard Moore, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Caroline Cooper in household of Bert Cooper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Caroline I Moore in household of Richard R Moore, "United States Census, 1880"

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