Mary Jane Moore

1824–1886 (Age 62)
Charlotte, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Moore was born in 1824, in Charlotte, Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Davies Moore, was 30 and her mother, Catherine Roach, was 17. She married Thomas Mack on 19 August 1841, in Charlotte Court House, Charlotte, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Smithville, Charlotte, Virginia, United States in 1880 and Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States in 1900. She died on 18 May 1886, in Charlotte Court House, Charlotte, Virginia, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Mack
1817–1871
Mary Jane Moore
1824–1886
Marriage: 19 August 1841
Elizabeth S. Mack
1843–
Henrietta Judson Mack
1846–
Robert T. Mack
1849–
John Graeme Mack
1852–1893
Mary Adelaide Mack
1853–1855
Margarett P. Mack
1860–
Cornelia C. Mack
1856–1928
Ida E. Mack
1858–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 August 1841
Charlotte Court House, Charlotte, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Elizabeth S. Mack

    Female1843–Female

    Female1846–Female

    Robert T. Mack

    Male1849–Male

    Male1852–1893Male

    Mary Adelaide Mack

    Female1853–1855Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Davies Moore

    Male1794–1851Male

    Catherine Roach

    Female1807–1859Female

siblings

(10)

    Elizabeth Anne Moore

    Female1821–Female

    Female1824–1886Female

    William Henry Moore

    Male1824–Male

    Priscilla Francis Moore

    Female1826–1918Female

    Thomas James Moore

    Male1828–1888Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 0

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 20

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary F Mc Kensie in household of Jno G Mack, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary J Mack in household of Thomas Mack, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary J Mack in household of Thos Mack, "United States Census, 1860"

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