Edward Henry Moork

19 October 1894–May 1964 (Age 69)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edward Henry

When Edward Henry Moork was born on 19 October 1894, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Hartwig Moork, was 28 and his mother, Minnie Sorine Jorgenson, was 26. He died in May 1964, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Hartwig Moork
Minnie Sorine Jorgenson
Fred Hartwig Moork
Esther Louise Moork
Edward Henry Moork
Maurice Thomas Moork
Myrtel Moork
Arthur Moork
Thomas Moork

Parents and Siblings

    Hartwig Moork


    Minnie Sorine Jorgenson





    Esther Louise Moork



    Maurice Thomas Moork


    Myrtel Moork


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 3

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Moores .2 Dutch: nickname for a man of swarthy complexion or ethnic name for a North African, from moor ‘Moor’ ( see Moore 2).3 Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the Latin personal name Mauritius ( see Morris 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Edw. H. Moork, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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