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 Richard Lawson Moore, Sr

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Richard Lawson Moore, Sr

  • Birth 25 Oct 1875 Peachtree, Cherokee County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 27 Nov 1944 Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 116581974

Beloved husband of Tessie Jane Stokley whom he married on January 16, 1898 in Cocke County, Tennessee. They were the parents of Mary Willie Grace Moore, known professionally as Grace Moore, an opera singer and actress; Herbert Briscoe; Martin Stokely; Emily Huff; Estele Carver; Richard Lawson,J Jr.;James Leslie, and Anna Catherine.

Richard was in charge of Loveman's, Inc. a dry-goods business. His son, Richard, Jr. became president of the company when his father passed away.

Richard, Sr. was instrumental in the initial planning and financing that led to the construction of the Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church in Murphy,Cherokee County, North Carolina where his parents were laid to rest.


PARENTS: Andrew J. Moore and Mary D. Martin

PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: Richard "Dick" Moore and Eliza Sneed

MATERNAL GRANPARENTS: William R. Martin and Sophia Carver


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Gravesite Details As per DEATH CERTIFICATE

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  • Created by: MSL
  • Added: 5 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116581974
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Lawson Moore, Sr (25 Oct 1875–27 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116581974, citing Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by MSL (contributor 47842177) .