When Mary Jane Moore was born on 31 January 1854, in Ware, Georgia, United States, her father, Elias Moore, was 34 and her mother, Hester Ann Lott, was 29. She married John Alexander Meeks Jr. in 1870, in Coffee, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Georgia, United States in 1870 and District 1026, Coffee, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 18 December 1882, in Ware, Georgia, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Moore Cemetery, Ware, Georgia, United States.
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.
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