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From: "Mike Reeves" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] encouragement & help with searching
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 19:55:51 -0700
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No problem. If it were not, for the encouragement and direction that I've
recieved from many members of this list; I would have left a long time ago.
And I certainly would not be able to provide info for anyone else! Many
list members were actively involved with providing me information on my
search for my wifes Ggrandmothers parents. I've been on over 40 medical
journal lists and there is "nothing like ARIZARD and its members" anywhere.

You PEOPLE ROCK!!!!!!! :~ ) / Mike

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bernie Moore-Knowles" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2009 11:51 AM
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Moore?

> Hey guys?
> After Mike Reeves posted in response to Gen's question - I went to the
> Mississippi site that Mike had suggested for her. Really interesting and
> thanks to Mike.
> Just goes to show you?
> I know that some of you may know that I have never been able to find my
> grandfather and his family in the 1900 census. The Moore family, right?
> Well.............I noticed something on the census record on that site. A
> Moore family had been enumerated as MOOER!
> I have tried every spelling in the world to find my James William Moore in
> 1900 and have come up empty. The census record in 1900 is very important
> because no one knows just how many children that James Moore and Eliza
> Jane
> Smith had - nor when or where that Eliza died.
> On the Missouri online records, I found that there was a daughter born to
> them in 1886, I think it was and this record provided that at the time of
> this infant daughter's birth - Eliza had given birth to ten children
> prior.
> That was news and the daughter was news, too.
> So, if anyone has absolutely nothing else to do? Right.............
> Can you see if there are any MOOER families in the 1900 census? I am
> guessing that they would be found in Missouri, Arkansas or Oklahoma or
> Indian Territories. Eliza was either Black, Indian or a combination of
> the
> two races. Most probably enumerated as White, though. James Moore was
> White, I know that. I have a circa 1885 picture of them - so, I know she
> was still living in 1885 and 1886.
> She was a beauty and he looked grumpy.
> Never know what this List can do. If Mike Reeves had not posted that
> link,
> I would have never gone to the site and would never have thought of that
> spelling of the Moore surname.
> Bernie Moore-Knowles
> Carlsbad, California
> "I have Indian blood in me. I have just enough White blood for you to
> question my honesty." ........Will Rogers
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