James Moore

Male1838–before 1947

Brief Life History of James

When James Moore was born in 1838, in Orange, Mingo Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Moore, was 26 and his mother, Martha Pickard, was 24. He lived in Orange, North Carolina, United States in 1850. He died before 1947.

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Family Time Line

William Moore
1812–1875
Martha Pickard
1814–1861
Jane Moore
1832–
Martitia Moore
1855–
Sarah A P Moore
1837–1900
James Moore
1838–1947
Robert Bingham Moore
1843–1922
Susan E. Moore
1845–1939
David Moore
1848–1890
Margaret Moore
1848–1958
Martha Ellen Moore
1853–1929
Thomas Taylor Moore
1857–1950

Sources (1)

  • James Moore in household of William Moore, "United States Census, 1850"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (10)

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1853 · First State Fair

Age 15

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 28

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

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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