Hester "Hettie" Tash Moore

20 July 1872–18 January 1953 (Age 80)
Lumberton, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Hester "Hettie" Tash

When Hester "Hettie" Tash Moore was born on 20 July 1872, in Lumberton, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Forman Moore, was 31 and her mother, Sarah M Tash, was 31. She married Charles Henry Brown on 7 September 1892, in Lumberton, Burlington, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Chester Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States in 1900 and Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 January 1953, in Ventnor City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Lumberton, Burlington, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Brown
1865–1931
Hester "Hettie" Tash Moore
1872–1953
Marriage: 7 September 1892
Charles Harry Brown
1894–1978
Margaret Colkett Brown McCorkle Sunderland
1895–1991
Sarah Stokes Brown
1897–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 September 1892
Lumberton, Burlington, New Jersey, United States
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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879

Age 7

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1894

Age 22

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Hettie M Brown in household of C Harry Brown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hettie N Brown in household of Charles H Brown, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hettie M Brown in household of Charles H Brown, "United States Census, 1920"

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