Moore

Brief Life History of Moore

When Moore was born about 1863, in Moore, San Bernardino, California, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Moore, was 47 and his mother, Frances Matilda Van Noy, was 45.

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Thomas Jefferson Moore
1817–1876
Frances Matilda Van Noy
1819–1901
Alice Moore
1841–
Margaret Eugenia Moore
1841–1921
Alice M. Moore
1848–
Moore
1863–
Moore
1865–1952
Cornellia Josephine Moore
1842–1843
Jerome V Moore
1844–1911
Martha Cordelia Moore
1846–1921
Elizabeth Jane "Jennie" Moore
1848–1934
Thomas Jefferson Moore
1851–1945
Frances Matilda Moore
1854–1943
Harry Wirthington Moore
1856–1935
Julia Moore
1858–1951
Amelia Madeline Moore
1861–1931

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    World Events (3)

    1863

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    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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