Samuel Lewis Moore

28 February 1850–1909 (Age 58)
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary 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

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  • Marriage
    16 March 1887Union, Cass, Nebraska, United States
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    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

    (1997: 239230;2007: 518773; 2010: 724374)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 .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (7)

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

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