Married UNKNOWN in 1884 at Washington County. Nora married John McClellan Moore on February 2, 1884.
Nora Frances Welsh Moore
April 25, 1866 Birth
Nora Frances was the fourth child and first daughter of Tommy and Annie. Nora probably received her first name in honor of her grandmother, Honora.
June 28, 1870 Census
Three year old Nora F. is listed in her parent's household in Bolivar District (near Bakerton). Her father, Thomas, notes that he is a quarryman.
March 11, 1875 Death of Family Member
Nora lost her father due to pneumonia on Tuesday, March 11, 1875 at only 9 years old. The family laid him to rest in St. Peters Cemetery alongside his brother, and Nora's Uncle, Martin.
June 11, 1880 Census
13 year old Nora is enumerated in her mother's household in Bolivar District. It is noted that Nora and her younger sister Annie are currently attending school. Her three older brothers, John, Thomas, and Patrick, are working to support the family.
February 2, 1884 Marriage
Nora married John McClellan Moore in Washington County, MD on a Saturday. Nora was 18 years old.
November 9, 1884 Birth of Child
Nora and John's first child, Bertha May, was born on Sunday, November 9th at home in Bakerton. Nora's brother, Thomas, was the informant for her birth certificate. Thomas lists John's occupation as boating (on the canal). Nora was 18 years old.
August 21, 1886 Birth of Child
Nora and John's second child, Laura Belle, was born on Saturday, August 21st. John's occupation is listed on her birth certificate as "farmer".
1890 Birth of Child
March 26, 1892 Birth of Child
Nancy "Nannie" Lee, John and Nora's fourth child and fourth daughter, was born on Saturday, March 26th, in Harpers Ferry district. An entry in the birth register, nor a birth certificate, has been uncovered for Nannie.
June 2, 1896 Birth of Child
John and Nora's fifth child, Elsie Margarite, was born on Tuesday, June 2nd, at home in the Harpers Ferry District (most likely in Bakerton). John's occupation is listed as "farmer".
November 3, 1899 Birth of Child
John and Nora's sixth child and daughter, Ida, was born on Friday, November 3rd. Ida went by Janie as she grew older.
June 21, 1900 Census
May 25, 1902 Birth of Child
Nora and John's seventh child, and first son, was born on Sunday, May 25th in the district of Harpers Ferry. Nora was 36 years old.
November 20, 1904 Birth of Child
Juanita Stoddard, John and Nora's eighth and final child, was born on Sunday, November 20th, in Bakerton.
April 21, 1910 Census
January 30, 1920 Census
September 10, 1927 Death
Nora died suddenly and unexpectedly on Saturday, September 10th, at about 2:15 in the afternoon. The cause of her sudden death is unknown. She was 62 years old.
September 13, 1927 Burial
Nora was buried in Sharpsburg at Mountain View Cemetery on a Tuesday. Her husband was later buried beside her.
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