Oliver Moore

20 February 1796–2 May 1871 (Age 75)
Southington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Oliver

When Oliver Moore was born on 20 February 1796, in Southington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Roswell Moore, was 34 and his mother, Lavinia Phillips, was 27. He married Caroline Leonard on 28 October 1819, in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 2 May 1871, in Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Moore
1796–1871
Abigail Hart
1799–1850
Marriage: 3 November 1830
Caroline H. Moore
1832–1842
Emily Hart Moore
1838–1900

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1830Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 6
    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 23
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Moor
    Morrell
    Moores
    McMoore
    Mur
    Murzyn
    More
    Morrin
    Mauro
    Moresco
    Morey
    Morris
    Moro
    Seymour

    Sources (24)

    • Oliver Moore, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Oliver Moore, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
    • Oliver Moore, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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