Fred Moore

20 October 1889–9 October 1977 (Age 88)
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Fred

Fred Moore was born on 20 October 1889, in Nova Scotia, Canada. He had at least 1 son with Carolyn "Carrie" Fink. He died on 9 October 1977, in Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Fred Moore
1889–1977
Carolyn "Carrie" Fink
1886–1970
Samuel Moore
1926–1992

Spouse and Children

children

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 20

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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

Sources (2)

  • Fred Moore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Moore in entry for Sam Alvin Moore, "Wyoming, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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