Bertha Moore

1874–Female
El Dorado, California, United States

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Moore was born in 1874, in El Dorado, California, United States, her father, John Samuel Moore, was 22 and her mother, Lydia Lovenia Bowser, was 21.

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Family Time Line

John Samuel Moore
1852–1922
Lydia Lovenia Bowser
1853–
Bertha Moore
1874–
Emma Moore
1877–
John H Moore
1880–1912
Lydia Ellen Moore
1882–1949
Imogene Elizabeth Moore
1882–1934
Hattie A Moore
1884–

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World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 17

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

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.

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

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  • Bertha Moore in household of John S Moore, "United States Census, 1880"

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