Clara Jeanette Moore

Female7 September 1919–February 1983

Brief Life History of Clara Jeanette

When Clara Jeanette Moore was born on 7 September 1919, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Hunter Robinson Moore Sr, was 39 and her mother, Winnie Aletha Johnston, was 28. She lived in Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 1, Jackson, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died in February 1983, in Jackson, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 63.

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Louie Woodrow Allen
1918–1968
Clara Jeanette Moore
1919–1983

Sources (4)

  • Jeanette Moore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara Allen, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Jeanette Moore in household of Hunter R Moore, "United States Census, 1940"

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1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 6

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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