May Isabel Moore

b. circa 1875, d. 14 May 1914
  • May Isabel Moore was born circa 1875 in Georgia.
  • 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 May Isabel Moore, Georgia Alice Moore, Amanda Lula Moore, Robert E. L. Moore, Viola Beatrice Moore and Irby Hudson Moore.
  • She married Alonzo A. Richards circa 1889.
  • 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.]
  • The following appeared on 20 March 1900 in The Columbus Enquirer-Sun: Mrs. A. A. Richards returned to Phenix yesterday from a short visit to her husband at West Point, Ga.
  • Alonzo A. Richards and May Isabel Moore appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Phenix City, Lee County, Alabama, at 221 Fifth Street. Other members of the household included Lester Richards, Curtis Richards, Albert Richards, Grady Richards and Louisa E. Seymour.
  • The following appeared on 20 September 1901 in The Columbus Enquirer-Sun: (Phenix City) Mrs. J. A. Moore will leave this morning for Mobile, where she will spend several days, the guest of her daughter Mrs. A. A. Richards.
  • The following appeared on 4 March 1902 in The Columbus Enquirer-Sun: (Phenix City) Mrs. John A. Moore has returned from a stay of several days with Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Richards, at Mobile.
  • 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.
  • The following appeared on 3 October 1911 in The Columbus Ledger: Mrs. A. A. Richards, of Mobile, Ala., an old resident of Phenix City, is the guest of relatives and friends in Phenix City for a few days.
  • May Isabel Moore died on 14 May 1914.
  • Her husband Alonzo A. Richards became a widower at her death.
  • She was interred at Pine Grove Cemetery, Phenix City, Russell County, Alabama.
  • Last Edited: 24 Sep 2010

Family: Alonzo A. Richards b. 6 June 1866