Parker J. Moore
(1856-1920)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Martha Elizabeth Yeager

Parker J. Moore 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Oct 1856, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA 1 2 5
  • Marriage (1): Martha Elizabeth Yeager
  • Died: 24 Feb 1920, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA at age 63 3 5
  • Buried: 27 Feb 1920, Mechanicsburg: Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 3 5

   FamilySearch ID: L6VD-3DH.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA. 1 The 1900 census recorded Mathew Landen, 62, born May 1838, living with wife Sarah J., 61, Oct 1839; son-in-law Parker J. Moore, 44, Oct 1856; daughter Martha Moore, 38, Dec 1862; grandson William Moore, 17, Feb 1883; granddaughter Emma Moore, 10, Jun 1890, and boarder Elmer Cockley, 32, apr 1868. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Parker and Martha were married 2 years earlier.

2. Census in 1910 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA. 6 The 1910 census recorded at 19 West Green Street: Parker J. Moore, molder in foundry, 53, living with wife Martha E., 47; and daughter Emma J., 19. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1920 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA. 7 The 1920 census recorded at 19 West Green Street: Parker J. Moore, laborer, 63, living with wife Martha E., 57; and daughter Emma J., stenographer for insurance office, 29. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Cause of Death: Suicide by shooting himself through the head with a shotgun, 24 Feb 1920, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA. 3

5. Occupation: moulder on 24 Feb 1920 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA. 3


Parker married Martha Elizabeth Yeager. (Martha Elizabeth Yeager was born on 22 Dec 1862 in New Market, York, PA,1 2 8 died on 4 Apr 1948 in New Cumberland, Cumberland, PA 8 9 and was buried on 7 Apr 1948 in Mechanicsburg: Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 8 9.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3SS-FRZ Parker J Moore in household of Mathew Landen, Mechanicsburg borough Ward 3-5, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet , family 253, NARA microfilm publication T623.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFSS-T59 Parker J. Moore in entry for Samuel M. Beecher and Emma J. Moore, 21 Sep 1924; citing Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 21200.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate Number 19159. Parker J. Moore. Father Parker Moore. Mother Sarah J. Shaffer.

4 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Emma Jane Beecher.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=142280908.

6 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MG8W-RZJ Parker J Moore, Mechanicsburg Ward 4, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

7 1920 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFYS-938 Parker J Moore Mechanicsburg PA.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=142280407.

9 Harrisburg Evening News, Harrisburg, PA, 6 Apr 1948, page 3.



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