Clinton Coleman Moore

Male9 August 1880–4 March 1958

Brief Life History of Clinton Coleman

When Clinton Coleman Moore was born on 9 August 1880, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, his father, John I. Moore, was 36 and his mother, Eliza Jane Martin, was 21. He married Bessie M Ammons on 19 January 1908, in Days Run, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Clay District, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States for about 40 years. He died on 4 March 1958, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Daybrook, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States.

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Clinton Coleman Moore
Bessie M Ammons
Marriage: 19 January 1908
Charles Wayman Moore
Mabel Ellen Moore
Emma Chloe Moore
Delmar Raymond Moore

Sources (14)

  • Clinton C Moore, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clinton C Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clinton C. Moore in entry for Emma Chloe Moore, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"

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  • Marriage
    19 January 1908Days Run, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (16)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 2

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 21

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    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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