Rachel Elma Moorman

15 March 1849–16 September 1927 (Age 78)
Jamestown, Greene, Ohio, United States

The Life of Rachel Elma

When Rachel Elma Moorman was born on 15 March 1849, in Jamestown, Greene, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Clark Moorman, was 30 and her mother, Rhoda Ann Bryan, was 25. She married Charles Thomas Landes on 28 March 1867, in Madison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ohio Township, Madison, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Washington Township, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1870. She died on 16 September 1927, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Charles Thomas Landes
Rachel Elma Moorman
Marriage: 28 March 1867
Josephine Landis
George Harvey Landes
Nellie Landes
Anna Rhoda Landes
Ted Landes
Susan Jane Landes
Clarence W Landes

Spouse and Children

    Charles Thomas Landes



28 March 1867
Madison, Iowa, United States


    Josephine Landis


    George Harvey Landes




    Ted Landes


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 4

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 21

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived and worked on a moor ( see Moore 1). In Scotland the term denoted an official responsible for a moor, whose duties included overseeing the branding of the cattle which roamed on the moor.2 Dutch and North German: variant of Mohrmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachael E Landers in household of Charles Landers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rachael E Moorman in household of Thomas Moorman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rachel Moorman in household of Thomas C Moorman, "United States Census, 1850"

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