Martha Elizabeth Yeager


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1. Parker J. Moore

Martha Elizabeth Yeager 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 22 Dec 1862, New Market, York, PA 1 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Parker J. Moore
  • Died: 4 Apr 1948, New Cumberland, Cumberland, PA at age 85 3 6
  • Buried: 7 Apr 1948, Mechanicsburg: Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 3 6

  Noted events in her 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. Obituary: Harrisburg Evening News: obituary of Mrs. P. J. Moore on 6 Apr 1948 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 3 Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Moore, widow of Parker J. Moore, and a resident of Mechanicsburg for 60 years, died Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Samuel M. Beecher, 607 Seventeenth street, New Cumberland. She was a member of the Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church, and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty Lodge. Surviving are her daughter; three grandchildren; a brother, Lincoln Yeager, Allentown, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Myers funeral home, 37 East Main street, Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. Charles H. Davis, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Mechanicsburg Cemetery. Friends may call tonight from 7 to 9 o'clock at the funeral home.

Martha married Parker J. Moore. (Parker J. Moore was born in Oct 1856 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA,1 5 7 died on 24 Feb 1920 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA 7 8 and was buried on 27 Feb 1920 in Mechanicsburg: Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 7 8.)


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, 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, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, Margaret Yeager Moore in entry for Samuel M. Beecher and Emma J. Moore, 21 Sep 1924; citing Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 21200.

3 <i>Harrisburg Evening News, Harrisburg, PA</i>, 6 Apr 1948, page 3.

4, <i>U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007</i> (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Emma Jane Beecher.

5, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, 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.

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

7 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

8, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). 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.

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