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.
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.
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