Ruth Moore

Female–3 December 1747

Brief Life History of Ruth

Ruth Moore was born as the daughter of John Moore and Eleanor Fowler. She was buried in Uplyme, Devon, England, United Kingdom.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Ruth? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Moore
Eleanor Fowler
1703–1784
John Moore
1732–1733
Ruth Moore
–1747

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Ruth.

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.