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Ellen "Ella" Gibbons Moore
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1844
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1929
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA

Ella was a daughter of John Gibbons and Melina Ward. She married Aaron F. Moore on Christmas Eve in 1963. They were married in Middleport (Iroquois County), Illinois. They had no children but adopted one of the boxcar children on a train from New York, they named him Robert "Bobby" Bruce Moore.
Aaron and Ella grew apart. It is family lore that, Aaron gave her a monthly stipend and put her in a rooming house in Sheldon. He than had a woman named Astor living with him, beginning about 1888. Aaron called her his wife; but as of this date, a marriage record cannot be found. Also, there is no record of a divorce between Aaron and Ella. Ella suffered from dementia and died penniless.

IROQUOIS COUNTY POOR FARM "Green Acres", 1857-1964; published 1997. Record of Inmates, page 96. Ella was admitted to the Home on April 2, 1927 by an M.R. Disosway of Sheldon, Illinois. Ella's health was listed as poor; cause for entrance given as sick, no home. Her spouse is listed as Aaron Foreman Moore, and her civic condition stated as widowed. Ella's age at time of entrance in "Green Acres" listed as 83 years and her occupation was stated as housewife. Her father, John Gibbons (Birthplace; not known) and mother, Melina Ward (Birthplace; North Carolina) are included in entrance information; as is Ella's birthplace, North Carolina. 
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  Aaron Foreman Moore (1842 - 1921)*
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Sheldon Cemetery
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: M. Richards
Originally Created by: Dixie Lambert
Record added: Nov 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31062530
Ellen Ella <i>Gibbons</i> Moore
Added by: Dixie Lambert
Ellen Ella <i>Gibbons</i> Moore
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~ Lilly's Grammy
 Added: Aug. 23, 2015
Blessings on your birthday and always dear Ella.
- J M Richards Family
 Added: Aug. 21, 2015

- Maja
 Added: Aug. 21, 2015
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