Moores records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Moores family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Moores Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Moores Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Moores family tree.

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Miscellaneous Moores Databases

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Some Famous People with the surname of Moores

Wikipedia Frank Duff Moores (February 18, 1933 ? July 10, 2005) was a Canadian politician and businessman who served as Newfoundland's second Premier (1972-1979).
Wikipedia Sir John Moores CBE (25 January 1896 ? 25 September 1993) was a British businessman and philanthropist most famous for the founding of the now defunct Littlewoods retail company that was located in Liverpool, England.
Wikipedia John Jay Moores (born 1944) is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist, and former owner of the San Diego Padres.
Wikipedia Ian Richard Moores (5 October 1954 ? 12 January 1998) was an English footballer, at 6 foot 2 inches, the bearded blonde striker was imposing figure on the pitch.
Wikipedia Peter Moores (born 18 December 1962 in Macclesfield) is a former English county cricketer.
Wikipedia Merrill Moores (April 21, 1856 - October 21, 1929) was a U.
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Wikipedia John Henry Moores (June 26 1821?December 16 1880) was an American businessman and politician in the state of Oregon.
Wikipedia Charles Bruce Moores (August 6, 1849 ? January 5, 1930) was an American businessman and politician in the state of Oregon.