Nancy May Moore

1850–1926 (Age 75)
Belmont, Ohio, United States

The Life of Nancy May

When Nancy May Moore was born on 23 May 1850, in Belmont, Ohio, United States, her father, Humphrey Moore, was 42 and her mother, Nancy Miller, was 41. She had at least 2 sons with William Delaney. She lived in Wayne Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 March 1926, in Jackson, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Milhoan Ridge, Jackson, West Virginia, United States.

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Nancy May Moore
William Delaney
John U Delaney
William Albert Delaney

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  • Female1850–1926Female

  • William Delaney




  • John U Delaney


  • William Albert Delaney


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 10

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 20

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Moore in household of Humphrey Moore, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Morse in household of W*Phy Move, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy C Delany, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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