LaVerne Lee MOORE
b. 26 Feb 1906 in Davis,
Stephenson Co., IL, the son of Stephen
and Mary (BAKEY) MOORE
m. 15 Mar 1933 in Winnebago
d. 21 Jul 1981 in Durand,
Winnebago Co., IL, bur. in Durand Cemetery
Rowena Georgeann BARKER
b. 4 Aug 1916 in Rockford,
Winnebago Co., IL, the daughter of Arthur
and Marian (RAY) BARKER
d. 1 Oct 1996 in Durand;
bur. in Durand Cemetery
LaVerne and Rowena farmed
at several different locations in the Davis & Durand area before finally
settling in Durand, the Outhouse Capital of the USA. They had fifteen children.
Rowena married second Clark
FERGUSON on 14 May 1988 in Lena, IL, his second wife.
Children of LaVerne and Rowena
Pictures and Stuff
Robert Lee Moore, b. 10 May
1934. He m. Sharon WYSONG 9 Oct 1955. They had children Albert, Gary, Lee,
Dennis, Dale, Jean, and Larry.
Marian Louise Moore, b. 7 Nov
1935. She m. (1) Harry NEIDERMEIER 19 Sep 1953. They had children Jeffrey
and Joseph. She m. (2) Daniel GRATTON 12 Jul 1963. She d. 13 May 1988 in
Rockford, along with her son Joe, when they were struck by a drunk driver
while returning from her mother's wedding rehersal.
Richard Moore, b. 9 Apr 1937.
Donald Laverne Moore, b. 14
Oct 1938. He m. 15 Jun 1963 Donna TALLEY. They had children Michael, Christine,
Susan, and Thomas.
William Henry Moore, b. 16 May
1940. He m. (1) Delores CLARK 2 Feb 1963. They had children John and Sarah.
He m. (2) Charlotte WRIGHT 19 May 1979.
Linda Lou Moore, b. 1 Jan 1942.
She m. Paul KNOLL 27 Jan 1962. She died in an auto accident 24 Feb 1962,
less than a month after she was married.
Nancy Rae Moore, b. 25 Jul 1943.
She m. (1) Leonard SMITH 19 Jan 1963. They had children Cinde Faye and
Sue Ann. She m. (2) Roger BRYAN 1 Jun 1973. They had child Jason.
Harriet Eileen Moore, b. 18
Aug 1944. She m. Gerald SCHULTZ 3 Mar 1962. They had children Candy, Teresa,
Melissa, and Jennifer.
Joanne Audree Moore, b. 7 Oct
1945. She m. 2 Nov 1963 Phillip BROOKS. They had children Mary and John.
Shirley Ann Moore, b. 30 May
1947; d. 3 May 1985. She m. (1) John JOHNSON 3 Oct 1970. They had children
Margaret and Ruth. She m. (2) Robert BARNUM 10 May 1972.
Russell Allan Moore, b. 11 Jun
1948. He m. Cynthia YORK 26 Aug 1978. They had children Ronald, Patricia,
and Amanda (the first two adopted by Russell).
Kenneth Eugene Moore, b. 8 Nov
1949. He m. Janet Lawver 23 Jun 1973. They had child Brad.
Harold Dean Moore, b. 27 Nov
1950. He m. Elizabeth DISMANG 9 Dec 1972. They had child Amy.
Sharon Kay Moore, b. 22 Mar
1952. She m. (1) Sammy DISMANG 5 Jun 1972. She m. (2) Charles TROTTER 1
Mar 1976. They had child Connie. She m. (3) Wallace ARMISTEAD.
David Lynn Moore, b. 1 Aug 1954;
d. 1999. He was never married and had no issue.
with her mom and dad, circa 1925
with her mom and grandparents, July 1934
and Rowena with his parents and family, 1934
and Rowena and assorted unsavory characters, 1978
Great Santa's Outhouse Controversy
comes to town
won't be the same
on Thanksgiving, 1977
on Thanksgiving, 1986
Rowena wins "Citizen of
comes to town
From Durand Cemetery, Durand,
of LaVerne and Rowena
|Genealogy of Stephen R.
Moore - Family Page of Laverne Moore and Rowena Barker
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Moore, 8504 Enochs Dr., Lorton, VA 22079