Harry Claude Moorman

19 May 1879–20 June 1946 (Age 67)
Thurlow, Hastings, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Harry Claude

When Harry Claude Moorman was born on 19 May 1879, in Thurlow, Hastings, Ontario, Canada, his father, James Wellington Moorman, was 29 and his mother, Bertha L Wickett, was 20. He died on 20 June 1946, at the age of 67, and was buried in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wellington Moorman
1849–1913
Bertha L Wickett
1859–
Edith Augusta Moorman
1878–1923
Harry Claude Moorman
1879–1946
Bessie Moorman
1881–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 2

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

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.

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)

  • Harry C Marman in household of Wellington Marman, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Harry Claude Moorman, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • Harry Claude Moorman Campbell, "Find A Grave Index"

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