Dorothy Jane Emma Moores

Brief Life History of Dorothy Jane Emma

When Dorothy Jane Emma Moores was born on 4 September 1905, in Monticello Township, Wright, Minnesota, United States, her father, Archie Harvey Moores, was 24 and her mother, Emma Delia Norell, was 21. She lived in Monticello, Wright, Minnesota, United States in 1910. She died on 26 December 1998, in St. Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Sherburne, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Archie Harvey Moores
1880–1949
Emma Delia Norell
1884–1924
Harvey Crandell Moores
1903–1925
Dorothy Jane Emma Moores
1905–1998
Melvin Norell Moores
1908–1974
infant Moores
1918–1918

Sources (7)

  • Dorothy Moores in household of Archie Moores, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy Jane Emma Moores, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"
  • Dorothy Moores in household of Archie H Moores, "United States Census, 1930"

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

1931

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Cheshire): variant of Moore , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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