Samuel Lewis Moore

Male28 February 1850–1909

Brief Life History of Samuel Lewis

When Samuel Lewis Moore was born on 28 February 1850, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, his father, Joseph Benson Moore, was 24 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Eikenbary, was 23. He married Mary Elizabeth Webber on 16 March 1887, in Union, Cass, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Cass, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Rock Bluff, Cass, Nebraska, United States in 1880. He died in 1909, at the age of 59, and was buried in Stevenson, Skamania, Washington, United States.

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Samuel Lewis Moore
Mary Elizabeth Webber
Marriage: 16 March 1887
Leo Roy Moore

Sources (7)

  • Samuel Moore in household of Joseph Moore, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel S. Moore, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"
  • Samuel L Moore in entry for Leo R Moore and Ruby M Foster Bevans, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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  • Marriage
    16 March 1887Union, Cass, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    1852: Clark Oregon Territory, United States;\n1853: Clark Washington Territory, United States;\n1854: Skamania, Washington Territory, United States;\n1865: Clarke, Washington Territory, United States;\n1867: Skamania, Washington Territory, United States;\n1889: Skamania, Washington, United States


    Age 13

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

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 16

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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