Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Cora L. Moores ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Cora L. Moores
LAST NAME: Moores FIRST NAME: Cora MIDDLE NAME: L. NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME: Dickenson AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE: Mrs. GENDER: F MILITARY: 
BORN: 7 Dec 1857 DIED: 27 Nov 1938 BURIED: 29 Nov 1938
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Housewife
BIRTH PLACE:  Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
MARRIAGE - "A. N. Moores, over 25 & Cora L. Dickenson, over 20 m 26 May 1885 at house of Rev. O. Dickenson by G. H. Atkinson, M. G. (Congregational) Aff: Nora Chamberlin. Wit: Rev. O. Dickenson & P. H. Raymond #3102 pg 126";.

PHOTOGRAPH NOTES - Photograph, cira 1880, courtesy of the Oregon State Library. Description: "Studio portrait of several members of the Moores family of Salem, Or. This family was prominent in the first 50 years of Salem's history. This portrait includes several members of the 3rd generation of Moores in Salem. Standing, L to R, is Charles B. Moores, Bertha Moores (sister of Charles), William Fithian (Ill., connection to the Moores family unknown), Cora Dickinson Moores (wife of Albert Newton Moores, daughter of Rev. Obed Dickinson), Wylie A. Moores (cousin of Charles); Sitting, L to R, Janet Moores (relationship to others unknown), Carrie Moores (sister to Charles), Allie Moores (could be Albert Newton Moores, brother of Charles and future husband of Cora Dickinson), Althea Moores (twin to Bertha, and Professor of Modern Languages at Willamette, died of tuberculosis 1883)"
OBITUARY: 
At Portland, Nov. 27, 1938, Cora L. Moores, aged 80 years, late resident of 855 Chemeketa street. 
Interment will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery. Rev. Robert A. Hutchinson will officiate. 
Chapman, pg. 35 

Moores - At pOrtland, November 27, Cora Moores, aged 80 years, late resident of 855 Chemeketa street.  Mother of Ralph D. Moores of Portland, Mrs. Robert Kinney of Gearhart, Ore., and Kenneth A. Moores of Seattle, Wash.; sister of Mrs. Edna Raymond of Santa Monica, Calif.; grandmother of Minta and Molley Moores of Portland, Gordon and Mary Charlotte Kinney of Gearhart, Ore., Kenneth, Madison and Richard Moores of Seattle, Wash.  Funeral services will be held from the W. T. Rigdon company chapel Tuesday, November 29 at 2 p.m. Interment IOOF cemetery. Rev. Robert A. Hutchinson will officiate.
Oregon Statesman 29 November 1938 5:1

Mrs. Cora Moores Funeral Is Today. 
Funeral services for Mrs. Cora Dickenson Moores, and lifelong resident of Salem, will be held at 2 p.m. today from the W. T. Rigdon chapel. 
Mrs. Moore died at Portland Sunday. Mrs. Moores was born in Salem on December 7, 1857, the daughter of Rev. Obed Dickenson and Charlotte Humphrey Dickenson, missionaries who came to Oregon in a clipper ship around the horn in 1852 to found the Congregational church in Salem. Her father was also a pioneer seed merchant here. 
In 1878 Mrs. Moores was graduated from Willamette university and she married Albert N. Moores in 1885. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Edna Raymond, Santa Monica, California, and by Kenneth A. Moores of Seattle, Washington; Mrs. Althea E. Kinney of Gearhart, Oregon; and Ralph D. Moores of Portland; and the following grandchildren: Kenneth, Madison and Richard Moores, Seattle; Gordon and Mary Charlotte Kinney, Gearhart; Minta and Molly Moores, Portland. 
Chapman, pg. 35, also Oregon Statesman 29 November 1938 5:5
INSCRIPTION: 
Cora Dickenson Moores 
Dec. 7, 1857 Nov. 27, 1938
SOURCES: 
LD 
OSBH DC (Multnomah Co., 1938) #3624 
Marion Co. Oregon Marriage Records, 1884-88, Vol V, pg 12 
Chapman pg 35
OS 29 November 1938 5:1
OS 29 November 1938 5:5
Oregon State Library Image Collection
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