William Oscar Moore

October 1851–14 October 1928 (Age 77)
Iowa, United States

The Life of William Oscar

When William Oscar Moore was born in October 1851, in Iowa, United States, his father, Enos Moore, was 28 and his mother, Jerusha Newell, was 28. He married Cynthia Ancher Jemison on 7 October 1875, in Jefferson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Monroe Township, Hamilton, Nebraska, United States in 1900. He died on 14 October 1928, in Hamilton, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

William Oscar Moore
1851–1928
Cynthia Ancher Jemison
1851–1917
Marriage: 7 October 1875
Charles Perry Moore
1877–1919
Carrie Belle Moore
1879–1976
Irma May Moore
1884–1978
Frank Moore
1887–1964
John Rowley Moore
1890–1986
Blanche Alice Moore
1892–1970
Roy McKinley Moore
1897–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 October 1875
Jefferson, Iowa, United States
children

(7)

    Charles Perry Moore

    Male1877–1919Male

    Carrie Belle Moore

    Female1879–1976Female

    Irma May Moore

    Female1884–1978Female

    Frank Moore

    Male1887–1964Male

    John Rowley Moore

    Male1890–1986Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

Age 16

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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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Sources (3)

  • Oscar Moore in household of Enoz Moore, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm O Moore, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William O Moore in household of Amos Moore, "United States Census, 1860"

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