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.
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.