Elmer Earle Moore

18 March 1896–11 September 1953 (Age 57)
Boswell, Grant Township, Benton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elmer Earle

When Elmer Earle Moore was born on 18 March 1896, in Boswell, Grant Township, Benton, Indiana, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Moore, was 24 and his mother, Flora Cooper, was 19. He lived in Brown Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 11 September 1953, at the age of 57.

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Elmer Earle Moore
1896–1953
Ernest Wayne Moore
1924–1945

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 10

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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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  • Elmer E Moore in household of Frank Moore, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elmer E Moore in household of Benjamin F Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmer E Moore in entry for Gilbert E Moore and Esther Buhrmester, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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