Samuel Moore

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Moore was born on 8 February 1717, in Southold, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Moore, was 54 and his mother, Jane M. Mott, was 40. He married Rachel Landon on 9 October 1735, in Southold, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 5 January 1796, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Moore
1717–1796
Rachel Landon
1716–1798
Marriage: 9 October 1735
Samuel Moore Jr
1736–1810
John E. Moore
1739–1802
Rachel Moore
1741–1810
Sarah Moore
1746–1806
Mary Moore
1748–1841
Hannah Moore
1751–1790
Phebe Moore
1756–1816
David Moore
1758–1775
Silas B. Moore
1762–1830

Sources (20)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Moore - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Samuel Moore
  • Samuel Moore, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Samuel in entry for David Moore, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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World Events (4)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

New York is the 11th state.

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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Samuel Moore, Sr Patriot and Sons Patriots.

SEE BELOW (1) MOORE, SAMUEL SR Ancestor #: A210243 Service: CONNECTICUT Birth: (CIRCA) 1715 Death: 5 Jan 1796 SALISBURY LITCHFIELD CO CONNECTICUT Service Source: MULLEN, CT TOWN MEETING RECS, VO …

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