Dorothy Moore

5 September 1930–9 September 2002 (Age 72)
Atwood, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Dorothy

When Dorothy Moore was born on 5 September 1930, in Atwood, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States, her father, George Blair Moore, was 40 and her mother, Roma Bell Brasfield, was 32. She married Lee Roy Muse on 11 July 1980, in Garza, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Newburg Township, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 9 September 2002, in Lockney, Floyd, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Floydada Cemetery, Floydada, Floyd, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lee Roy Muse
Dorothy Moore
Marriage: 11 July 1980
Roy L Muse
Dorthy Jones
Barbara Gail Muse
Lloyd Wayne Muse

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 July 1980Garza, Texas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
    1941 · Comanche Code Talkers
    Age 11
    Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
    1949 · NATO is Established
    Age 19
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

    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 (11)

    • Dorthy Moore in household of George B Moore, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Dottie D Moore, "Texas Marriages, 1966-2010"
    • Dotty D Muse, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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