Viola Beatrice Moore
F, b. December 1869
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- Viola Beatrice Moore was born in December 1869 in Georgia.
- John A. Moore and Louisa E. Seymour appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia. Other members of the household included Viola Beatrice Moore, Georgia Alice Moore, Amanda Lula Moore and Robert E. L. Moore.
- John A. Moore and Louisa E. Seymour appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Nances District, Muscogee County, Georgia. Other members of the household included Viola Beatrice Moore, Georgia Alice Moore, Amanda Lula Moore, Robert E. L. Moore, Irby Hudson Moore and May Isabel Moore.
- She was working in a cotton mill, according to the 1880 census.
- She married William L. Booth circa 1884.
- The following is excerpted from an obituary of Mary J. Edwards, published on 10 December 1898, Mrs. Edwards was an aunt of Mrs. J. M. Diffley, at whose residence she died; Mrs. John Cox, of East Highlands; Mrs. Dr. Cameron, of Atlanta; Mrs. William Boothe, Mrs. A. A. Richards and Mrs. J. A. Barr, of Phenix City, Mrs. Ida Williams [sic], Mrs. Emma Hadley, Mrs. C. LeFrancis, of Pensacola, Fla; Mrs. Affa Moore, of this city. She also leaves three nephews, as follows: Mr. W. B. Smith, of Hamilton; Mr. Joe Smith, of Truitt, Ala; Mr. R. E. Moore, of Phenix City. [There is little doubt that Ida Williams Ida Smith, wife of John William Mitchell.]
- William L. Booth and Viola Beatrice Moore appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Phenix City, Lee County, Alabama, at 419 Broad Street. Other members of the household included Irby Deryl Booth and Beatrice Booth. Enumerated in the next household, of widow Carrie E Watson (age 74), are three Moore grandchildren: Vivian (age 13), Derwood (age 12) and Hazel )age 5).
- The following appeared on 13 June 1908 in The Columbus Enquirer-Sun: The funeral of little Willie Keith Booth, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Booth, took place at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon from the residence of Mrs. Alice Barr, conducted by the Rev. Lamar Jones, and interment was in the Pine Grove cemetery. The pallbearers were four little girls as follows: Mabel Hollis, Maggie Smith, Madalene Smith and Mabel Clair Brooker.
- The following is excerpted from an obituary of Georgia Alice Moore Barr, published on 25 November 1909, She is survived by five children, Messrs. Charles, Cecil and Edgar, and Misses Beatrice and Bessie. She also leaves a step-son, Mr. Henry Barr, of Columbus. Two sisters survive, being Mrs. W. L. Booth, of Phenix City and Mrs. A. A. Richards of Mobile, and one brother, Mr. I. H. Moore, of Phenix City. Her mother, Mrs. L. E. Moore of Phenix City, also survives.
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