Martha M. Moore

Brief Life History of Martha M.

When Martha M. Moore was born in 1878, in Lavaca, Texas, United States, her father, Samuel Butler Moore, was 43 and her mother, Lydia Ellen Crouch, was 39.

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Samuel Butler Moore
1835–1896
Lydia Ellen Crouch
1839–1923
Mary Susan Moore
1858–1859
William J Moore Jr
1860–1910
Gazarine E. Moore
1864–1947
Lula Ann Moore
1866–1942
Benjamin Franklin Moore
1868–1941
Lily B. Moore
1871–1940
Ella Moore
1875–1954
Martha M. Moore
1878–
Alma Virginia "Allie" Moore
1879–1961

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    World Events (3)

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    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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