Isla Ruth Moore

Brief Life History of Isla Ruth

When Isla Ruth Moore was born on 5 March 1900, in Kosse, Limestone, Texas, United States, her father, Charles Irvin Moore, was 45 and her mother, Mary Agnes Harper, was 34. She married Charles Raymond Holbrook on 9 November 1919, in Smith, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Limestone, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 May 1957, at the age of 57, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Raymond Holbrook
1898–1952
Isla Ruth Moore
1900–1957
Marriage: 9 November 1919
Mildred Louise Holbrook
1919–2019

Sources (8)

  • Ila G Moore in household of Chas I Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Isla Ruth Moore, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Isla Ruth Holbrook, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

"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""."

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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