Sophronia C. Moore

17 May 1832–17 November 1915 (Age 83)
Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Sophronia C.

When Sophronia C. Moore was born on 17 May 1832, in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Samuel Moore, was 28 and her mother, Eunice Sibley Bliss, was 25. She married Jesse Bigler Martin on 17 December 1848, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 November 1915, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Bigler Martin
1825–1908
Sophronia C. Moore
1832–1915
Marriage: 17 December 1848
Jesse Bigler Martin Jr
1849–1949
Isabelle Martin
1851–1933
Sophronia Lydia Martin
1853–1941
Eunice Sylvia Martin
1858–1900
John Snyder Martin
1860–1930
Matilda Martin
1862–1955
Samuel Moore Martin
1864–1865
Marintha Althera Martin
1866–1946
Stephen Erastus Martin
1868–1887
Orson Lorenzo Martin
1870–1943
Harriet Maria Martin
1873–1876

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1848Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1846
    Age 14
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Moor
    Morrell
    Moores
    McMoore
    Mur
    Murzyn
    More
    Morrin
    Mauro
    Moresco
    Morey
    Morris
    Moro
    Seymour

    Story Highlight

    SOPHRONIA MOORE MARTIN 1832-1915

    (Her daughter, Isabelle Martin Smith, copied the items down as her mother gave them to her. Sophronia had a small book that she had made notations of events as they happened, and the language is hers. …

    Sources (56)

    • Sefrona Marten in household of Jesse B Marten, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Saphronia Moore in entry for Jessie Bigler Martin, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sophronia Martin in household of Jesse B Martin, "United States Census, 1850"

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