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Annie Moor

  • Birth 12 May 1874
  • Death 28 Apr 1936
  • Burial Tracy, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 69095861

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The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 64, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 30, 1936 Page: 1 of 12
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Dallas Morning News. April 29, 1936. Tornadic winds slashed through Southeast Texas Tuesday killing four persons and injuring at least a dozen others during a driving rainstorm which soaked most of the State. Freakish twisters took the lives of two Negroes on the Simms ranch, six miles northwest of Rockdale, and two others in Eastern Wharton County. . . . The body of a negro woman named Sullivan was found in the splintered ruins of her home on the Simms ranch. In a near-by field was sprawled the battered body of her son. . . .
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New York Times. April 29, 1936. Rains Valued at Millions Help the Prospects for Crops. Dallas, Texas, April 28. -- Tornadic winds slashed through Southwest Texas today, killing four persons and injuring at least twelve as much-needed rains soaked most of the State, the "dust-bowl" area of Oklahoma and Southern Louisiana. As farmers and stockmen valued the rain at millions of dollars, twisters hit Eastern Wharton County and a ranch six miles northwest of Rockdale, Texas, killing four Negroes. Considerable damage was done in the affected areas. . . .
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From her Texas certificate of death
Name: Annie Moor
Death Date: 28 Apr 1936
Death Place: Precinct No. 4, Milam Co., Texas
Gender: Female
Race: Colored
Death Age: 61 years 11 months 16 days
Birth Date: 12 May 1874
Birthplace: Robertson Co. Texas
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Name: Will Moon
Father's Name: Mayatt Speed
Father's Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother's Name: Ophelia Hunter
Occupation: Laborer
Place of Residence: R3 Box 38, Rockdale, Texas
Cemetery: Tracy Cemetery
Burial Date: 30 Apr 1936
Cause of Death: Killed by Tornado
Informant: Hearn Speed, R1, Cameron, Texas
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  • Created by: BeNotForgot
  • Added: 29 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69095861
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Annie Moor (12 May 1874–28 Apr 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69095861, citing Tracy Cemetery, Tracy, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by BeNotForgot (contributor 46974545) .