Mary Florence Moore

Female28 December 1877–

Brief Life History of Mary Florence

When Mary Florence Moore was born on 28 December 1877, in Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States, her father, William Moore, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Carrigan, was 29. She married Samuel Colborn Niles on 22 April 1899, in Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Colborn Niles
1874–1943
Mary Florence Moore
1877–
Marriage: 22 April 1899
Rosanna E. Niles
1901–
Augustus Holmes Niles
1905–1993

Sources (11)

  • Mary F Moore in household of William Moore, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Florence Moore, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Mary F. Moore, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1899Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    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.

    1885 · The First Skyscraper

    Age 8

    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 31

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    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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