A GENEALOGICAL MISCELLANY II,
MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE

By Jonathan K. T. Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1996

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FAMILY BIBLE RECORD OF WILLIS MOORE

This Bible was published by the American Bible Society, New York, 1867. It was kept by the immediate family of Willis Moore (1835-1918) for several generations. It was the property of the late Newton Emmett Williams, Jr. who died September 12, 1983 in Jackson, Tennessee.

BIRTHS
WILLIS MOORE born Aug. 1st 1835
SARAH L. GORDON born Jany. 15th 1841
FANNIE C. GORDON born May 13, 1851
EMILY V., daughter of Willis and Sarah L. MOORE born Aug. 20th 1857
WILLIS G., son of Willis and Sarah L. MOORE born Oct. 27th 1858
MOTIER GORDON MOORE, son of Willis and Sarah L. MOORE born Aug. 24th 1872
OUIDA B. MOORE, daughter of Willis and Sarah L. MOORE born June 2d 1878
SARAH HAYS, daughter of M. Gordon and Hattie MOORE born Aug. l3th 1901
RACHEL BROOKS, daughter of Gordon and Hattie MOORE born Jany. 1, 1903
GORDON MOORE, JR., son of Gordon and Hattie MOORE born Aug. 24, 1915
HATTIE HAYS, daughter of Gordon and Hattie MOORE born Nov. 30, 1918
WILLIS, son of Sarah Moore and Walter FRANKLAND born June 4, 1924
GORDON HAYS, son of Sarah Moore and Walter FRANKLAND born Oct. 23, 1925
NEWTON EMMETT WILLIAMS son of Emmett and Ouida MOORE born Dec. 14, 1917

MARRIAGES
WILLIS MOORE and SARAH L. GORDON, May 25th 1856
FANIE C. GORDON and WILLIS MOORE, Oct. 29, 1903
M. GORDON MOORE and HARRIETTE BROOKS HAYS, Nov. 1, 1900
N. EMMETT WILLIAMS and OUIDA MOORE, Dec. 24, 1907
WALTER W. FRANKLAND and SARAH HAYS MOORE, Sept. 18, 1923
ROY TURNER and RACHEL BROOKS MOORE, May 25, 1925

DEATHS
SARAH L. GORDON wife of Willis Moore died March 5th 1893
FANNIE GORDON MOORE wife of Willis Moore died July 31st 1914
WILLIS MOORE died Feb. 14, 1918
NEWTON EMMETT WILLIAMS, husband of Ouida Moore Williams died July 12, 1937
GORDON MOORE, Jr. son of Gordonand Hattie Hays Moore died Nov. 22, 1934
EMILY V. daughter of Willis and Sarah L. MOORE died Nov. 23, 1857
WILLIS G. son of Willis and Sarah L. MOORE died July 25th 1863

 


RIVERSIDE CEMETERY Lot 299

West Rov. south to north:

In Memory of
FANNIE C., wife of
Willis MOORE
May 15, 1851-July 31, 1914

SARAH L. GORDON. wife of
Willis MOORE
Jan. 15, 1841-Mar . 5. 1893

W. J. MOORE
Aug. 1, 1810-Mar . 9, 1905

A tombstone totally effaced, but Ingram James read it, in 1937:
HARRIET MOORE
Died Sept. l. 1890, aged 76 yrs.

GILLIAM J., son of H. & W. J.
MOORE
Feb. 12, 1844-June 14, 1874

ANDREW J., son of W. J. &
Harriett MOORE
Oct. (?) 1848-March (?) 1871

East Row, south to north,

WILLIS MOORE
Aug. 1, 1835-Feb. 14, 1918

EMMETT WILLIAMS
1878-1937
Loveís last tribute

OUIDA B. WILLIAMS
1818-1952
In Loving Memory

 

Death certificate of Willis Moore, Madison Co., Tenn., shows that he was born in Tenn., Aug. 1, 1835 and died Feb. 14, 1918. Son of William J. Moore, born So. Carolina; Harriett King, born in So. Car.

1900 U.S. Census, Madison Co., Tenn. Enumeration Dist. 97, sheet 2:
Willis Moore, farmer, born Aug. 1835 (a widower)
Gordon M. Moore, son, born August 1872
Ouida Moore, dau., born June 1878
Fannie Gordon, sis-in-law, born May 1851

WRIG and TRIBUNE, Jackson, Tennessee, June 25, 1874
At his fatherís house in this county, on Sunday night the 14th. Mr. Gilliam Moore after a prolonged illness.

 

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