Nettie B. Moore

19 April 1874–1 February 1954 (Age 79)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Nettie B.

When Nettie B. Moore was born on 19 April 1874, in Mississippi, United States, her father, William H. Moore, was 33 and her mother, Frances Amis, was 26. She married Thomas Braxton Harper on 4 November 1899, in Scott, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lake, Scott, Mississippi, United States in 1910 and Hunt, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 1 February 1954, in Wolfe City, Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Wolfe City, Hunt, Texas, United States.

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Thomas Braxton Harper
Nettie B. Moore
Marriage: 4 November 1899
Edith Dain Harper

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Braxton Harper



4 November 1899
Scott, Mississippi, United States


    Edith Dain Harper


Parents and Siblings

    William H. Moore





    Clarence Almond Moore


    Willis Watkins Moore




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 3

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Nettie Moore in household of William Moore, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nettie M Harper in household of Dutch F Stone, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nettie Harper in household of Thos B Harper, "United States Census, 1910"

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