Gilbert Allen Moore

Brief Life History of Gilbert Allen

When Gilbert Allen Moore was born on 9 April 1905, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, William Henry Moore, was 44 and his mother, Melinda Watkins, was 36. He married Neweva Bell Woods on 12 June 1949, in Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Sulphur, Murray, Oklahoma, United States in 1940 and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1950. He died on 15 April 1974, in Atwater, Merced, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States.

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Gilbert Allen Moore
Clyda Alene Hendrix
Marriage: 4 February 1969

Sources (15)

  • Gilbert A Moore, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Gilbert A Moore, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Gilbert Allan Moore, "Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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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.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.


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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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