Mark Allen Moore

Brief Life History of Mark Allen

When Mark Allen Moore was born on 6 June 1899, in Taliaferro, Georgia, United States, his father, James Hiram Moore, was 51 and his mother, Martha J Rivers, was 33. He married Essie Sue West about 1918, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in District 169, Wilkes, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Tyrone, Wilkes, Georgia, United States in 1950. He died on 8 June 1985, in Wilkes, Georgia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Washington, Wilkes, Georgia, United States.

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Mark Allen Moore
Essie Sue West
Marriage: about 1918
Hazel Moore
Cecil Allen Moore
Leonard James Moore
Guy Yancey Moore Sr
Thomas Harold Moore Sr
Carl West Moore
Emory Jordan "Pete" Moore
Mary Jean Moore
William Mark Moore
John Wayne Moore

Sources (22)

  • Mark A Moore, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Mark Allen Moore, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Mark A. Moore, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

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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