Elizabeth Betsy Moore

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Betsy

When Elizabeth Betsy Moore was born on 22 February 1780, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jesse Moore Sr, was 36 and her mother, Alley Johnson, was 34. She married Joseph Garnet Puett II about 1804, in Burke, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Richland Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 15 October 1857, in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Garnet Puett II
Elizabeth Betsy Moore
Marriage: about 1804
Armstead W Puett
Louisa Lucy Ann Puett
about 1802–1843
Rachel Prewett
about 1810–
Jesse Puett
about 1813–
Austin Moore Puett
William Wesley Puett
Miss Puett
John Elisha Puett
Frances Pruitt
1812–about 1846
Francis Puett
Joseph Garnet Pruett 3rd
Amelia Milly Puett
1817–about 1846
Coleman Puett
1819–about 1850
Nancy Caroline Puett

Sources (4)

  • Elizabeth Pewett in household of Seth L Hunt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Betsy Moore - Church record: birth: 22 February 1780; Globe, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
  • Elizabeth Moore Puett, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

1789 · Becomes 12th State

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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