Cornelius Moore

Brief Life History of Cornelius

When Cornelius Moore was born on 25 February 1873, in Reading, Berkshire, England, his father, John Moore, was 35 and his mother, Sophia Cornell, was 28. He married Emma Louisa Bennett on 24 December 1896, in Southcote, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Southcote, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 21 November 1951, in Reading, Berkshire, England, at the age of 78, and was buried in Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Cornelius Moore
Emma Louisa Bennett
Marriage: 24 December 1896
Emily Moore
Janie Sophia Bennett
Cornelius John Bennett
Kate Maria Moore
Neil Harry Moore

Sources (12)

  • Cornelius Moore in household of John Moore, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Cornelius Moore, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Cornelius Moore, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


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1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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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