Moore Family Cemetery

Located in R8W, T4S, Sec 11 at the northeast corner intersection of Wheeler and Robertson Gin road.  Surveyed in the 1980s.  Additional information added by Tim Harrison.




Mary Ann Moore – 1839 – 1866.
The birth date of Mary Ann Moore was transcribed incorrectly and should be 1829.  She was born Mary Ann Duffey in Tennessee and married Calvin Moore (see below) on November 22, 1849.  She was the mother of nine children: John J. (1850), Mary (1852 - 1896), William (1853), Thomas (1856), Jane (1858), Elizabeth (1860), Artemisia (1862), Emily (1864), Louisa (1866).

C. Moore – 1817 – 1882.
Incorrectly transcribed G. Moore in the 1987 Cemetery book, this is actually Calvin Moore, born in North Carolina.  He married Mary Ann Duffey (see above) in 1849 and fathered nine children by her (see above).  The family is listed in the 1850 Prairie County, Arkansas Census (p. 293) and the 1860 (p. 203) and 1870 (pp. 283 & 284) DeSoto County Census records.  Calvin married (second) Mahalia A. Mitchell (1830, NC) on January 17, 1870, and she is listed with him in that census.  Calvin father one known child by Mahalia: B. F. (m) (1872, MS) and is listed in the 1880 DeSoto Census (p. 550).

Julia Ella Dalehite – 1874 – 1885.  Daughter of P. H. & Mary C. Dalehite.
Born in DeSoto County, she was the daughter of Patrick H. Dalehite and Mary C. Moore, who married in DeSoto County on April 9, 1871.  Her father was a Confederate soldier, serving in Co. A, 33rd North Carolina Regiment.  The family is listed in the 1880 DeSoto Census (p. 550) where she has the following siblings: Hiram C. (1873), Charles H. (1877), and Emma E. (Oct 1979).


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