Andrew Moore Head

28 February 1849–after 1870 (Age 20)
Van Buren, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Andrew Moore

When Andrew Moore Head was born on 28 February 1849, in Van Buren, Iowa, United States, his father, Norval Marlin Head, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Curry Moore, was 31. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Montana, United States in 1870. He died after 1870, in United States, at the age of 22.

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Norval Marlin Head
Sarah Curry Moore
Mary Arthusa Head
William Harvey Head
Willard Richards Head
Rebecca Jane Head
Norval Marlin Head Jr.
Sarah Catherine Head
Andrew Moore Head

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World Events (5)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 8
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
Age 14
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · Montana Territory
Age 15
Montana was made a territory by President Abraham Lincoln on May 26 1864. The capital was Virginia City and remained the capital until 1894, when Helena became the capital.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English heved, hed ‘head’ (Old English hēafod), applied as a nickname for someone with a peculiarity or disproportion of the head, or else used as a topographic name for someone who lived at the top (‘head’) of a promontory or hill, or near the source of a stream or river or the head of a valley. This surname has long been established in Ireland.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Andrew Head, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Andw M Head in household of Andw Moore, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew Moore Head, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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