Benjamin Franklin Moore

19 September 1884–12 June 1964 (Age 79)
Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Moore was born on 19 September 1884, in Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, United States, his father, Frank B Moore, was 23 and his mother, Laura Bell Wentz, was 21. He married Kate Shively on 9 September 1907, in Macon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 June 1964, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Moore
1884–1964
Kate Shively
1888–1964
Marriage: 9 September 1907
Kathryn Bernice Moore
1910–1949
Doris Jean Moore
1915–1916
Mary Elizabeth Moore
1917–1998

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World Events (8)

1886
Age 2
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889
Age 5
Historical Boundaries - 1889: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States; 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States; 1911: Bonneville, Idaho, United States
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 22
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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.

Possible Related Names

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Maura
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More
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Moreno
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Morey
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Morrell
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Sources (27)

  • Mr. Ben Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benjamin F Moore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Benjiman Moore in household of Frank Moore, "United States Census, 1900"

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