James A Moore

about 1878–
Missouri, United States

The Life of James A

James A Moore was born about 1878, in Missouri, United States. He married Ada Evelyn Ellexson on 26 February 1900, in Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Humboldt, Nevada, United States in 1910.

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James A Moore
1878–
Ada Evelyn Ellexson
1881–1912
Marriage: 26 February 1900
Georgia L Moore
1909–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 February 1900
Chautauqua, Kansas, United States
children

(1)

    Georgia L Moore

    Female1909–Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 26

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • James A Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James A Moore, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • James A Moore, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"

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