Elizabeth Moore

Female30 September 1819–26 February 1903

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Moore was born on 30 September 1819, in Kentucky, United States, her father, James Moore, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Kelsey, was 44. She married Henry Jackson Hollis in 1832, in Clay, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Chalk Bluff Township, Greene, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Haywood Township, Clay, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died on 26 February 1903, in Greene, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Clay, Arkansas, United States.

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Elizabeth Moore
Martha S Hollis
Sarah E. Hollis
Wiley Blount Hollis
Wiley B. Hollis
Artimer Hollis
Artemisia Hollis
Tennessee Ann Hollis
Tennessee A. Hollis
Carroll Columbus Hollis

Sources (7)

  • Eliza Hollis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza Hollis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Moore - Individual or family possessions: birth: about 1818; Lawrence, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 11

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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