John Eliphalet Moore

4 March 1893–9 June 1959 (Age 66)
Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of John Eliphalet

When John Eliphalet Moore was born on 4 March 1893, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States, his father, Charles C. Moore, was 23 and his mother, Aura Jane Spillman, was 22. He married Tessie May Baker on 31 December 1912, in Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Marietta Ward 1, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Marietta, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 9 June 1959, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Reno, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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John Eliphalet Moore
Tessie May Baker
Marriage: 31 December 1912
Sheldon Ray Moore
Opal Maxine Moore

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1912Washington, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 5
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 19
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    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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    Sources (17)

    • John E. Moore, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • John Moore in household of Charles Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
    • John E. Moore in entry for Howard G. Smith and Maxine Moore, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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