Benjamin Parker Moore

Male6 December 1883–18 July 1944

Brief Life History of Benjamin Parker

When Benjamin Parker Moore was born on 6 December 1883, in Stoddard, Missouri, United States, his father, William Buckner Moore, was 22 and his mother, Martha Kenton Shelby, was 19. He married Zella W Whitledge on 27 September 1903, in Stoddard, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Castor Township, Stoddard, Missouri, United States for about 30 years and Bloomfield, Stoddard, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 18 July 1944, in Stoddard, Missouri, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Bloomfield, Stoddard, Missouri, United States.

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Benjamin Parker Moore
Zella W Whitledge
Marriage: 27 September 1903
Marvin Keith Moore
Marshall Kenneth Moore
Orville Ezekiel Moore
Reba Louise Moore
Lorene Moore

Sources (10)

  • Ben P Moore in household of William B Moore, "United States Census, 1900"
  • B P Moore, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Ben Parker Moor, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    27 September 1903Stoddard, Missouri, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 3

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 17

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

    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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