Berta Lee Moore

Female26 September 1903–13 April 1943

Brief Life History of Berta Lee

Berta Lee Moore was born on 26 September 1903. She had at least 1 son with Earnest C Whitlock. She lived in Shake Rag, Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1920. She died on 13 April 1943, at the age of 39, and was buried in Line Creek Cemetery, Peachtree City, Fayette, Georgia, United States.

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Earnest C Whitlock
Berta Lee Moore
William Marvin Whitlock

Sources (2)

  • Berta L Whitlock in household of E C Whitlock, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Berta Whitlock in household of E C Whitlock, "United States Census, 1920"

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Children (1)

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 3

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 13

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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