Elizabeth Moore

30 November 1646–14 February 1720 (Age 73)
Hempstead, Yorkshire, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Moore was born on 30 November 1646, in Hempstead, Yorkshire, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Moore II, was 30 and her mother, Martha Yonges, was 33. She married Capt. Simon Grover about 1668, in Southold, Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 14 February 1720, in Southold, Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 73, and was buried in Southold, Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Capt. Simon Grover
1643–1705
Elizabeth Moore
1646–1720
Marriage: about 1668
Elizabeth Grover
1672–1713
Mary Grover
1675–1706
Martha Grover
1677–1727

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1668
Southold, Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (3)

1664

Age 18

After the English took over in the 1660s, the colony was renamed New York, after the Duke of York
1670

Age 24

Historic Charleston, founded in 1670, is one of the oldest cities in the whole country.
1692 · Salem Witch Trials

Age 46

In 1692, the Salem Witch Trials began when Betty Parris fell sick with an unknown illness. Her cousin Abigail William claimed that she was being made sick because of witchcraft. As other strange events began to happen more of the young ladies in the town started accussing more people. These people mainly consisted of people the young ladies did not like. By the time the hysteria ended over 200 people were accussed of being witches. Nineteen men and women were found guilty and hung.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English more ‘moor’, ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘area of uncultivated land’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.2 English: from Old French more ‘Moor’ (Latin maurus). The Latin term denoted a native of northwestern Africa, but in medieval England the word came to be used informally as a nickname for any swarthy or dark-skinned person.3 English: from a personal name (Latin Maurus ‘Moor’). This name was borne by various early Christian saints. The personal name was introduced to England by the Normans, but it was never as popular in England as it was on the Continent.

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

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Moore History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Moore History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms Origins Available:   England  Ireland  Scotland Family Crest Image (JPG) Heritage Series - 600 DPI There are several distinct sources of the Moore s …

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Moore Grover, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Richard Clarke, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Elizabeth Clarke, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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