Elizabeth Hannah Moore

Female18 November 1896–4 March 1974

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Hannah

When Elizabeth Hannah Moore was born on 18 November 1896, in Cedar, Missouri, United States, her father, William Alamando Moore, was 39 and her mother, Achsah Paxson, was 39. She married James Owen Masonheimer on 22 May 1915, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States. She lived in Box Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Judicial Township 5, Fresno, California, United States in 1910. She died on 4 March 1974, in Turlock, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Turlock, Stanislaus, California, United States.

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James Owen Masonheimer
Elizabeth Hannah Moore
Marriage: 22 May 1915

Sources (12)

  • Elizabeth Schriever in household of William Schriever, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Moore, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Elizabeth Hanna Rogers, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 May 1915Fresno, Fresno, California, United States
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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 10

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.


    Age 21

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    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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