Dr. Jonas Moore

Male9 March 1781–24 March 1856

Brief Life History of Jonas

Dr. Jonas Moore was born on 9 March 1781, in Maryland, United States. He married Patience Guitteau on 14 March 1813, in Washington, Ohio, United States. He lived in Marietta Township, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1840 and Portsmouth, Wayne Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States in 1850. In 1850, at the age of 69, his occupation is listed as physician. He died on 24 March 1856, at the age of 75, and was buried in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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Dr. Jonas Moore
Lucretia S. Hempstead
Marriage: 1850

Sources (5)

  • Jonas Moore, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Jonas Moore, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Jonas Moore, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1850Ohio, United States
  • World Events (7)

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 2

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 5

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.


    Age 22

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    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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