Mary Moore

31 March 1764–13 March 1848 (Age 83)
Darby MM, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Moore was born on 31 March 1764, in Darby MM, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Amos Moore, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Smith, was 38. She married Job Helm on 5 January 1786, in Darby MM, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 13 March 1848, at the age of 83.

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Job Helm
Mary Moore
Marriage: 5 January 1786
Cadwallader Morris Helms

Spouse and Children

    Job Helm



5 January 1786
Darby MM, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings



    William Moore


    Rose Moore


    Samuel Moore


    Sarah Moore


    Jane Moore


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World Events (8)


Age 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 12

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 22

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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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  • U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 for Mary Moore
  • U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 for Mary Moore
  • U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 for Mary Moore

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