Samuel Moore

8 February 1717–5 January 1796 (Age 78)
Southold, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Moore was born on 8 February 1717, in Southold, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States, his father, Thomas C 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 5 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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Samuel Moore
Rachel Landon
Marriage: 9 October 1735
Samuel Moore Jr
Rodger Moore
John E Moore
Rachel Moore
Sarah Moore
Mary Moore
Hannah Moore
Phebe Moore
David Moore
Silas B. Moore

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1735Southold, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States
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    World Events (4)

    Age 59
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 59
    New York is the 11th state.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 64
    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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    Sources (19)

    • Samuel in entry for David Moore, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • Samuel Moore in entry for Nathan Moore, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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