Whit Moore (1880 - 1966)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Whit Moore’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Whit so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Whit’s biography.

Whit Moore Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Whit Moore and their immediate Moore family. Add to Whit Moore's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Whit.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Whit Moore? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Whit finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Whit attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Whit did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Whit Moore is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Whit's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Whit's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Whit a religious person? Add Whit’s religion

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Whit during various points of their life.

Timeline

1880 - In the year that Whit Moore was born, on August 26th, P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey signed a contract in Bridgeport, CT, creating the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Twenty-seven years later, the Barnum and Bailey would merge with another circus, Ringling Brothers.

1897 - When this person was 17 years old, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

1904 - When this person was 24 years old, the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

1961 - Whit was 81 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

1966 - In the year of Whit Moore's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

Whit Moore Family Tree

Who was Whit’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share Whit’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Whit's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Whit Moore
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Whit's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Whit Moore is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Whit Moore died in March 1966 at 85 years old. No cause of death has been listed. Whit was born on April 8, 1880. There is no information about Whit's family. We know that Whit Moore had been residing in Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Whit Moore? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Whit is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Whit Moore

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources