Clara Ann Moore

10 April 1851–7 February 1931 (Age 79)
Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Clara Ann

When Clara Ann Moore was born on 10 April 1851, in Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Asher Orlander Moore, was 37 and her mother, Eunice Caswell, was 33. She married Henry DeLoos Lewis on 1 February 1872. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Zumbrota, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States in 1880 and Osakis Township, Douglas, Minnesota, United States in 1900. She died on 7 February 1931, in Osakis, Douglas, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Henry DeLoos Lewis
1848–1926
Clara Ann Moore
1851–1931
Marriage: 1 February 1872
George Henry Lewis
1874–1968
Clifford C. Lewis
1882–1883

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1872
Waucota, minnesota
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Asher Orlander Moore

    Male1814–Male

    Eunice Caswell

    Female1818–1866Female

siblings

(6)

    Mary Moore

    Female1843–Female

    Lucy P. Moore

    Female1847–1931Female

    Female1851–1931Female

    Isabel Moore

    Female1854–Female

    Asher Orlander Moore Jr

    Male1857–1860Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 13

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Clary S Moore in household of A Moore, "Minnesota Territorial Census, 1857"
  • Clary Ann Moore in household of Asher O Moore, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Clara A Lewis in household of Henry B Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"

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