Jane E. Moore

25 December 1841–23 September 1865 (Age 23)
Screven, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Jane E.

When Jane E. Moore was born on 25 December 1841, in Screven, Georgia, United States, her father, John Lanier Moore, was 31 and her mother, Ellender Barber, was 27. She married Little Berry Lewis on 1 July 1858, in Richmond, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1850. She died on 23 September 1865, at the age of 23.

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Little Berry Lewis
Jane E. Moore
Marriage: 1 July 1858
Mary Estelle Lewis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1858Richmond, Georgia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (3)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 20
    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.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (3)

    • Jane Moore in household of Leonard C Moore, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jane E. Moore, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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