Nancy Jane Lee

February 1835–15 June 1907 (Age 72)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Lee was born in February 1835, in Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas Henry Lee, was 39 and her mother, Gabriella Herndon, was 31. She married Thomas Jefferson Moore on 18 November 1857, in Howard, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Howard, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 15 June 1907, in Huntsville, Randolph, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Chariton Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Moore
Nancy Jane Lee
Marriage: 18 November 1857
Susan Moore
Joan Moore
Amanda J Moore
Martha V Moore
Alma L Moore
William Logan Moore
Maud Moor

Spouse and Children

18 November 1857
Howard, Missouri, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Gabriella Herndon




    Edmond Richard Riley Lee



    Elizabeth Lee


    Amanda Lee


    Grissom Lee


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 3

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.

Age 25

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Lee in household of Thomas Lee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • N Moor in household of Thomas J Moor, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy Lee Moore, "Find A Grave Index"

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