Laura Pearl Moore

1857–1953 (Age 95)
Florida, United States

The Life of Laura Pearl

When Laura Pearl Moore was born on 30 October 1857, in Florida, United States, her father, Simeon Moore, was 28 and her mother, Dicey Ann Hall, was 19. She married Lucius Solomon White on 19 June 1873, in Hernando, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Alachua, Florida, United States in 1860 and Election Precinct 10, Broward, Florida, United States in 1880. She died on 19 June 1953, in Mason, Mason, Texas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Gooch Cemetery, Mason, Mason, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laura Pearl Moore
Lucius Solomon White
Marriage: 19 June 1873
Marion Solomon White
Homer Maddox White
Jesse Brunson White

Spouse & Children

  • Female1857–1953Female

  • Lucius Solomon White


19 June 1873
Hernando, Florida, United States


  • Marion Solomon White


  • Homer Maddox White


  • Jesse Brunson White


Parents & Siblings

  • Simeon Moore


  • Dicey Ann Hall




  • Elizabeth J Moore


  • Female1857–1953Female

  • Millard S Moore


World Events (8)


Age 4

Florida has had 6 Constitutions since it became a state. The first Constitution was drafted in Saint Joseph, now known as Port St. Joe. Presently Florida is governed by the Constitution of 1968.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 25

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Laura P Moore in household of Simeon Moore, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Laura Banner in household of T Banner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laura White, "United States Census, 1880"

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