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.
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.