John Elbert Moore

22 April 1897–3 January 1979 (Age 81)
Pope, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of John Elbert

When John Elbert Moore was born on 22 April 1897, in Pope, Crawford, Arkansas, United States, his father, John Amos Moore, was 27 and his mother, Dora Alice Pless, was 28. He lived in Bayliss Township, Pope, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 January 1979, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Dover Township, Pope, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Amos Moore
1869–1932
Dora Alice Pless
1869–1898
Charles Odolphus Moore
1888–1968
Bertha Adelia Moore
1890–1962
Clara Mae Moore
1893–1967
Stella Catharine Moore
1895–
John Elbert Moore
1897–1979

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice
Age 7
Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 22
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English more ‘moor’, ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘area of uncultivated land’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.2 English: from Old French more ‘Moor’ (Latin maurus). The Latin term denoted a native of northwestern Africa, but in medieval England the word came to be used informally as a nickname for any swarthy or dark-skinned person.3 English: from a personal name (Latin Maurus ‘Moor’). This name was borne by various early Christian saints. The personal name was introduced to England by the Normans, but it was never as popular in England as it was on the Continent.

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

Possible Related Names

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More
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Morey
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Morrell
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Sources (5)

  • Albert Moore in household of John A Moore, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John E Moore in household of John A Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Elbert Moore, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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