Diadema Moore

17 December 1815–13 January 1904 (Age 88)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Diadema

When Diadema Moore was born on 17 December 1815, in Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Jenkins Moore, was 41 and her mother, Mary York, was 32. She married Samuel Adams on 9 September 1830, in Putnam, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Madison Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Monroe, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died on 13 January 1904, in Shenandoah, Page, Iowa, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Chamber Cemetery, Fremont, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Adams
Diadema Moore
Marriage: 9 September 1830
Elizabeth Adams
Abraham W. Adams
Mary Adams
Jennie E. Adams
John Thomas Adams
George Washington Adams
Miriam Adams
William Jefferson Adams
Isaac James Buchanan Adams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1830Putnam, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Indiana is the 19th state.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries 1822: Putnam, Indiana, United States
    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
    Age 26
    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Grandma Diadama Adams Died Saturday Morning- 3rd Great Grandmother

    At the Ripe Age of 89 years and after a Widowhood of 40 years, She Passes to Eternal Rest Mrs. Diadama Adams, mother of Mrs. Robert Ripley, died at the latter's home SAturday morning at 6:10, at the …

    Sources (12)

    • Diadama Adams in household of Saml Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Diadema Moore in entry for Samuel Adams, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Diadema Moore in entry for Geo. Washington Adams, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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