Helen Genette Moore

Female16 June 1836–13 December 1910

Brief Life History of Helen Genette

When Helen Genette Moore was born on 16 June 1836, in Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Charles Moore, was 35 and her mother, Aira Beckwith, was 36. She married Hiram Parker on 11 October 1854, in Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in New Hampshire, United States in 1870. She died on 13 December 1910, in Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.

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Hiram Parker
Helen Genette Moore
Marriage: 11 October 1854
Fred Charles Parker
Frank B Parker
Jennie L Parker
Carl Austin Parker

Sources (18)

  • Hellen G Parker in household of Hiram Parker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Helen G. Moore, "New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Helen G. Parker, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1854Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (7)


    Age 10

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 27

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 27

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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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