Claude Thurman Moorman

Brief Life History of Claude Thurman

When Claude Thurman Moorman was born on 8 January 1905, in Virginia, United States, his father, James Samuel Moorman, was 45 and his mother, Mary Susan Parr, was 33. He married Addie McCormick on 24 December 1936, in Broward, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Big Lick, Roanoke County, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 25 March 1943, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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Claude Thurman Moorman
1905–1943
Addie McCormick
1906–1971
Marriage: 24 December 1936
Claude T Moorman
1939–2009

Sources (11)

  • Cloud J Moarman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claude T Moorman, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • Claude Thurman Moorman, "Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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Name Meaning

English (Isle of Wight and Gloucestershire): topographic or occupational name from Middle English more ‘moor, marsh, fen’ + man ‘man’, either in the sense ‘person who lives on a moor’ or ‘official who is responsible for an area of moor or the grazing on it’.

Dutch: variant of Moerman .

Americanized form of North German Moormann: variant of Mohrmann .

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

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