Alexander Jr, Moore

Male20 November 1810–11 October 1895

Brief Life History of Alexander Jr

When Alexander Jr, Moore was born on 20 November 1810, in Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Alexander Moore, was 39 and his mother, Margaret A. Albertson, was 39. He married Mary A Campbell about 1822, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 11 October 1895, in Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Alexander Jr, Moore
Lucinda Hile
Marriage: about 1830
Garetta Moore
Garrett E. Moore
Fidelia A. Moore
Garrett E. Moore

Sources (4)

  • Alex* Merrel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alexander Moore, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Alexander Moore, "United States Census, 1860"

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  • Marriage
    about 1830Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 2

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 26

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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