John Issac Moore

19 January 1841–16 October 1884 (Age 43)
Leeds, Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life of John Issac

When John Issac Moore was born on 19 January 1841, in Leeds, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, his father, Thomas Balch Moore, was 25 and his mother, Matilda McLaughlin, was 18. He married Elizabeth Margaret Jones on 21 February 1863, in St. Clair, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in St. Clair, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 October 1884, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

John Issac Moore
1841–1884
Elizabeth Margaret Jones
1846–
Marriage: 21 February 1863
James Moore
1867–
Thomas C. Moore
1871–1874
Ida Moore
1875–1878
Marge A. Moore
1877–1880
Delida Moore
1879–1880
W. Alzy Moore
1880–1956
Etta Moore
1881–
Richard Moore
1883–1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 February 1863
St. Clair, Alabama, United States
children

(8)

    James Moore

    Male1867–Male

    Thomas C. Moore

    Male1871–1874Male

    Ida Moore

    Female1875–1878Female

    Marge A. Moore

    Female1877–1880Female

    Delida Moore

    Female1879–1880Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Balch Moore

    Male1815–1904Male

    Matilda McLaughlin

    Female1822–1906Female

siblings

(14)

    James Hezekiah Moore

    Male1839–1881Male

    Male1841–1884Male

    William Henry Moore

    Male1842–1920Male

    Joseph G. Moor

    Male1843–1865Male

    Mary Ann Moore

    Female1845–1908Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 8

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 20

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English more ‘moor’, ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘area of uncultivated land’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.2 English: from Old French more ‘Moor’ (Latin maurus). The Latin term denoted a native of northwestern Africa, but in medieval England the word came to be used informally as a nickname for any swarthy or dark-skinned person.3 English: from a personal name (Latin Maurus ‘Moor’). This name was borne by various early Christian saints. The personal name was introduced to England by the Normans, but it was never as popular in England as it was on the Continent.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John J Moore in household of Thomas Moore, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Moor in household of Thomas Moor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John I Moor, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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