B. F. Moore

Dallas County, Alabama, USA
Death 2 Jan 1866 (aged 45–46)
Stockton, San Joaquin County, California, USA
Burial Stockton, San Joaquin County, California, USA
Memorial ID 159954244 · View Source
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B. F. Moore. Committed by M. C. Blake Probate Judge of San Francisco December 22nd 1865. Age 45 years; native of Alabama; married and has two children, the youngest four years old; was last from Texas; occupation, lawyer. The evidence of insanity is, trying to kill himself; fears starvation of himself and family; fears that his best friends are his worst enemies & etc.; has attempted to kill himself and is probably somewhat inclined to injure others. This attack appeared three months ago, it became marked and appeared to some extent for months before; this is not the first; disease increasing; is generally rational on many subjects; is neither filthy nor destructive; has no insane relations so far as known; was very sensitive and peculiar in many respects; has failed in physical health to some extent; cause of insanity, dyspepsia (impaired digestion); class, incipient mania - no treatment. Admitted December 23rd 1865. Friends will pay. Died January 2nd 1866 of uremic poison, consequent upon disease of the kidneys - those organs being incapable of performing their functions.

[Register Volumes 3 & 4; 1862-1870, p.473]
- California State Hospital Records, 1856-1923. Stockton State Hospital, Commitment Registers. [Ancestry.com]

Possible additional information:

Name: Benjamin Franklin Moore
Birth Place: Moore's Bluff, Tombigbee
River, Alabama
Death Place: San Francisco, California
Death Date: 1 Jan 1866
Father: Thomas Moore
Mother: Nancy Ann Phipps
Spouse: Mary Barry McCarthy
Marriage Date: 9 Feb 1857
Marriage Place: Sonora, Tuolumne County
Previous Residence: Alabama, Florida
Residence: San Francisco, California
Index Card Year: 1906
[California, Pioneer and Immigrant Files, 1790-1950 - Ancestry.com]



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