Elmo Rita Guffee

12 July 1880–17 December 1958 (Age 78)
Reagan, Falls, Texas, United States

The Life of Elmo Rita

When Elmo Rita Guffee was born on 12 July 1880, in Reagan, Falls, Texas, United States, her father, Sgt Joshua Henry Guffey, was 40 and her mother, Sarah E. Morton, was 38. She married Otho Lee Moore on 10 January 1898, in Falls, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Falls, Texas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 17 December 1958, at the age of 78, and was buried in Waite Cemetery, Reagan, Falls, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otho Lee Moore
1873–1956
Elmo Rita Guffee
1880–1958
Marriage: 10 January 1898
Henry Irby Moore
1899–1980
Gladys Moore
1903–
Otho Lee Moore
1904–
Marvin Moore
1907–
Elmo Moore
1916–1973
Hela Mae Moore
1920–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 January 1898
Falls, Texas, United States
children

(6)

    Male1899–1980Male

    Gladys Moore

    Female1903–Female

    Otho Lee Moore

    Male1904–Male

    Marvin Moore

    Male1907–Male

    Elmo Moore

    Male1916–1973Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Sgt Joshua Henry Guffey

    Male1840–1912Male

    Sarah E. Morton

    Female1842–1899Female

siblings

(5)

    Lillie Lee Guffee

    Female1874–1876Female

    Lucy S. Guffee

    Female1875–1876Female

    James E Guffee

    Male1876–Male

    Male1878–1965Male

    Female1880–1958Female

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 21

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cuff .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elmo Moore in household of Other L Moore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elma Moore in household of Other Moore, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elma Moore in household of Otha L Moore, "United States Census, 1910"

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