Ruthie Jane Lindsey

28 January 1834–10 March 1906 (Age 72)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Ruthie Jane

When Ruthie Jane Lindsey was born on 28 January 1834, in Georgia, United States, her father, William Lindsey, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Lewis, was 26. She married John Calhoun Moore on 4 March 1855, in Coosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Maysfield, Milam, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 2, Walker, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 10 March 1906, in Huntsville, Walker, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Crabbs Prairie, Walker, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Calhoun Moore
Ruthie Jane Lindsey
Marriage: 4 March 1855
Ethelbert Smith Moore
Robert Moore
Willy D. Moore
William Bell Moore
Margaret Antonia Moore
Turner Hill Moore

Spouse and Children

4 March 1855
Coosa, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 1

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 27

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Scottish Lindsay .2 Irish: reduced and Anglicized form of various Gaelic surnames, as for example Ó Loingsigh ( see Lynch 1), Mac Giolla Fhionntóg ( see McClintock ), and Ó Fhloinn ( see Flynn ).3 English: habitational name from Lindsey in Suffolk, named in Old English as ‘island (Old English ēg) of Lelli’, a personal name representing a byform of an unattested name Lealla.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruthy J Moore in household of John T Moore, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucy Lindsey in household of William Lindsey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rutha J Moore, "United States Census, 1880"

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