William Edward Moore

Brief Life History of William Edward

When William Edward Moore was born on 28 July 1883, in Madison, Indiana, United States, his father, William Jefferson Moore, was 53 and his mother, Alcinda Vitura Armfield, was 41. He married Ethel Fesler on 24 June 1906, in Madison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Pipe Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 25 March 1959, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Elwood, Pipe Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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William Edward Moore
Bertha Alice Hurst
Marriage: 26 August 1909
Harold C. Moore
Clara Moore

Sources (12)

  • Will E Moore in household of Noah Hurst, "United States Census, 1910"
  • "Indiana Births and Christenings, 1773-1933" for William E. Moore on 28 July 1883
  • William E Moore, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

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Name Meaning

English: from Middle English more ‘moor, marsh, fen’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place, or a habitational name from any of various places called with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.

English (of Norman origin): ethnic name from Old French more ‘Moor’, either someone from North Africa or, more often, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a Moor. Compare Morrell and Moreau .

English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English personal name More (Old French More, Maur, Latin Maurus), originally denoting either ‘Moor’ or someone with a swarthy complexion (compare Morrell , Morrin , Morris , and sense 2 above). There was a 6th-century Christian saint of this name.

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

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