Stephen Moore (1879-1940) and Mary Bakey (1880-1937)  

Last Updated 9/1/00

Stephen Bailey MOORE
b. July 1879 in Durand, Winnebago Co., IL, the son of Richard and Caroline (BRADLEY) MOORE
m. 1899 in Davis, Stephenson Co., IL
d. 1940 in Davis, IL; bur. at Howard Union Cemetery, Pecatonica, IL

Maria 'Mary' Caroline Amalia BAKEY
b. 22 Aug 1880 in Davis, the daughter of Henry and Louise (RUNTE) BOEKE
d. 1937 in Davis; bur. at Howard Union Cemetery

The last of six children, Stephen Moore was raised on a farm just south of Durand. When he was seven, his parents divorced, his dad moving to Nebraska and his mom marrying the prominent widower next door.

Mary Bakey was raised in Epleyanna, a German-immigrant community just west of Davis in Rock Run Township, Stephenson Co., IL. (Davis and Durand, although in different counties, are only a few miles apart.) Stephen and Mary married in 1899 in the church in Epleyanna. They settled in Davis, where they raised their family. Stephen was a farmer. They had six children, one dying as an infant.

Children of Stephen and Mary Moore:

  1. Ralph Richard Moore, b. 5 Apr 1901, d. 18 Sep 1968 in Monroe, WI. He never married and had no issue. He went by the nickname 'Preacher.'
  2. Mabel Moore, b. about 1902. She m. Bill MOATE. Their children were Lloyd and Doris.
  3. Stephen Bailey Moore, b. about 1903; d. as an infant; buried in Howard Union Cemetery.
  4. Stephen Douglas Moore, b. 2 Jun 1904; d. March 1986 in Edgerton, WI. He m. Gladys NICHOLS; they had no children. He went by the nickname 'Doc.'
  5. LaVerne Lee Moore, b. 26 Feb 1906.
  6. Louise Moore, b. 1908. She m. Lloyd HEINEN. They adopted two children, George and Mary.
Pictures and Stuff

Stephen and Mary with their family, 1934

From Howard Union Cemetery, Pecatonica, IL
    The Moore plot
    Gravestone of Stephen and Mary

Five-Generation Pedigree Chart

Offspring This Family Parents Grandparents Great-grandparents
LaVerne Moore Stephen Moore Richard Moore David Moore Richard Moore
Ann Teachout Jacob Teachout
Mary --?--
Caroline Bradley Stephen Bradley
Phebe --?--
Mary Bakey Henry Boeke Heinrich Boeke
Dorathea Diestelbruch
Louisa Runte Wilhelm Runte
Amalia Raeker

Genealogy of Stephen R. Moore - Family Page of Stephen Moore and Mary Bakey
© 2000 Stephen R. Moore, 8504 Enochs Dr., Lorton, VA 22079