Susan Kisiah Moore

6 May 1857–May 1929 (Age 72)
Clark, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Susan Kisiah

When Susan Kisiah Moore was born on 6 May 1857, in Clark, Arkansas, United States, her father, James Asbury Moore, was 24 and her mother, Lucinda Ann Townsend, was 19. She married Alfred O. Lay on 9 November 1876, in Clark, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Montague, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 2, Hall, Texas, United States in 1910. She died in May 1929, in St. Jo, Montague, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in St. Jo, Montague, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred O. Lay
1855–1902
Susan Kisiah Moore
1857–1929
Marriage: 9 November 1876
James Henry Lay
1877–1942
Bessie Ann Lay
1883–1973
Terisa W Lay
1885–1940
Epesia Ola Lay
1885–1885
Lou Alma 'Lulu" Lay
1887–1978
Samuel Houston Clarence Lay
1890–1959
Thomas Owen Lay
1892–1967
Allie Estella " Estella" Lay
1895–1973
Libby Sue Lay
1897–1961
Eula B. Lay
1901–1982

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 November 1876
Clark, Arkansas, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    John Blakley Moore

    Male1854–1934Male

    Female1857–1929Female

    Lovin Newton Moore

    Male1859–1930Male

    William Madison Moore

    Male1861–Male

    Female1865–1954Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 4

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 4

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 19

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English more ‘moor’, ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘area of uncultivated land’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.2 English: from Old French more ‘Moor’ (Latin maurus). The Latin term denoted a native of northwestern Africa, but in medieval England the word came to be used informally as a nickname for any swarthy or dark-skinned person.3 English: from a personal name (Latin Maurus ‘Moor’). This name was borne by various early Christian saints. The personal name was introduced to England by the Normans, but it was never as popular in England as it was on the Continent.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Susan K Lay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Susan Lay in household of Alford O Lay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Lay in household of Alfred O Lay, "United States Census, 1900"

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