Presley R. Moore

Maleabout 1811–

Brief Life History of Presley R.

Presley R. Moore was born about 1811, in Greene, Illinois, United States. He married Charity W. Hutchens on 17 November 1836, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Presley R. Moore
1811–
Charity W. Hutchens
1815–1896
Marriage: 17 November 1836
Charles Warren Moore
1837–1863

Sources (1)

  • Presley R. Moore, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1836Greene, Illinois, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (8)

    1812

    Age 1

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1821

    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries: 1821: Greene, Illinois, United States

    1846

    Age 35

    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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