Forrest Thompson Moore1,2

b. Oct 20, 1888, d. Apr 6, 1952
FatherEdward Cain Moore3 b. May 26, 1859, d. Sep 30, 1948
MotherLilly Jane Munday1 b. Jun 10, 1863, d. Jan 8, 1932
     Forrest Thompson Moore was born on Oct 20, 1888 in Athol, Smith Co, KS.1,4,2
     Forrest Thompson Moore married Phoebe Christina Larson, daughter of Samuel Christian Larson and Elizabeth Anderson, on Oct 20, 1908 in Osborne, Osborne Co, KS.1,4
     Forrest was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census in Iowa Township, Sherman Co, KS. Forest was a farmer, with a mortgaged farm. Goldie was in school.4
     Forrest was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census in Lane Township, Smith Co, KS. Forest was a farmer, renting. He had a radio..5
     Forrest Thompson Moore married Dorothy Frances Johnson.6
     Forrest Thompson Moore and Dorothy Frances Moore lived in 1935 in Smith Co, KS.6
     Forrest was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census in Franklin, Franklin Co, NE. Forrest and Dorothy were living in town, renting a house for $13 per month. Forrest was driving a retail gas truck 65 hours per week, but wasn't working for wages. He had some other source of income..6
     Forrest Thompson Moore lived in Sep, 1948 in Smith Center, Smith Co, KS.3
     Forrest Thompson Moore died on Apr 6, 1952 in Smith Center, Smith Co, KS, at age 63.1,2 He was buried at Fairview Cemetery, in Smith Center, Smith Co, in KS.1,2
Dorothy and Forrest T. Moore
Fairview Cemetery, Smith Center, KS
Photo by Julia Langel, July 2011

Family 1

Phoebe Christina Larson

Family 2

Dorothy Frances Johnson b. November 16, 1885, d. January 7, 1967


  1. [S1061] Roberta Burkheimer, "Moore Armstrong," e-mail to Julia Langel, August 28, 2002, Moore Armstrong.
  2. [S2014] Dorothy Moore and Forrest T. Moore Cemetery Marker, Fairview Cemetery, Smith Center, Smith Co, KS.
  3. [S1144] Smith County Pioneer, October 7, 1948, page 1, column 2.
  4. [S1099] 1920 U. S. Census, Kansas, Sherman County, Iowa Township, sheet 4A/36, line 22, dwelling 6, family 6, Kansas, Sherman County.
  5. [S1112] 1930 U. S. Census, Kansas, Smith County, Lane Township, ED 92-18, sheet 3A/149, line 11, dwelling 49, family 49, Kansas, Smith County.
  6. [S2398] 1940 U. S. Census, Nebraska, Franklin County, Franklin, ED 31-8, sheet 8A, line 37, household 184, Kansas, Saline County.
  7. [S2399], December 21, 2012.
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