Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Alice and Cinderella

This tombstone was photographed at Glenwood Cemetery, Londonderry, New Hampshire.



MOORE
JOHN A. MOORE
1831 - 1908
HIS WIFE
N. ELIZABETH ARMSTRONG
1834- 1900


[reverse side of the stone]

ALICE J.
1858 - 1921
CINDERELLA J. 
1866 - 1963


Deacon John A. Moore, son of James Moore and Jane Anderson, born 1 March 1831 in Windham, New Hampshire, died in 25 March 1908 in Windham; married on 23 November 1855 in Derry, New Hampshire to Nancy Elizabeth Armstrong, daughter of James Armstrong and Alice Kidder.  She was born 26 April 1834 in Derry and died in 1900.  According to census records, this family always lived in Windham on the ancestral farm near Kendall Pond [see Moore Road near the Londonderry line] dating back to the William Moore, son of  Charter James Moor. [see the History of Windham, pages 649 - 651]  John A. Moore became a deacon of the church in Londonderry under pastor Reverend William House.  Three daughters born in Windham:

1.  Alice Jane Moore, born 24 April 1858
2.  Nellie Orietta Moore, born 18 May 1861, married Reid M. Hills in 1886 in Pelham, New Hampshire.  Nellie was a teacher in Windham.
3.  Cinderella Jessie Moore, born 16 November 1866.  Cinderella Moore served as a teacher in Londonderry at school #8  for two terms in 1886.

Alice and Cinderella Moore are mentioned in the 15 April 1908 edition of the Nashua, NH Telegraph
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2209&dat=19080415&id=3k1AAAAAIBAJ&sjid=MqQMAAAAIBAJ&pg=2157,699836

Cinderella Moore in the 16 November 1959 issue of the Nashua Telegraph on the occasion of her 93rd birthday.  She lived to be 97 years old: http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2209&dat=19591116&id=PK4rAAAAIBAJ&sjid=t_0FAAAAIBAJ&pg=7208,1567872

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Copyright 2012, Heather Wilkinson Rojo

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