Content Moore

Brief Life History of Content

When Content Moore was born in 1772, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Reynold Marvin Moore, was 40 and her mother, Mary Robinson, was 38. She married Thomas Hamilton III on 3 March 1788, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She registered for military service in 1853. She died on 16 October 1854, in Portville, Portville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Main Settlement, Portville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hamilton III
1765–1807
Content Moore
1772–1854
Marriage: 3 March 1788
Content Hamilton
1789–1858
Brinthia Hamilton
1789–
Elias Hamilton
1790–
Lucy Hamilton
1798–1876
Alexander Hamilton
1800–1886
Thomas Hamilton
1791–1846
Clarissa Hamilton
1792–1860
Seymore Hamilton
1796–1871
Rachel Hamilton
1797–1837
Marvin Hamilton
1805–1879

Sources (8)

  • Content Perry in household of Seymour Hamilton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Content Moore, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Content Moore Perry, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

New York is the 11th state.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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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