Elizabeth Moore

25 February 1821–3 December 1893 (Age 72)
Beaminster, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Moore was born on 25 February 1821, in Beaminster, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Moore, was 39 and her mother, Mary Pomeroy, was 36. She married Mark Hann Halsey on 1 April 1847, in Beaminster, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 3 December 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Horsnell Mumford
Elizabeth Moore
Marriage: 8 November 1860
Gideon Moore Halsey Mumford
Thomas Moore Mumford
John William Mumford
Elizabeth Ann Mumford

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  • Marriage
    8 November 1860Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 12
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 22
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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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    Sources (26)

    • Elizabeth Smith in entry for Harriet Smith, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Elizabeth Mumford in household of Thomas Mumford, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth Smith in entry for Lesslie Anderson and Sarah Smith, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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