Edgar Maurice Bowie Moore


Personal and Family Information

Edgar was born on 1 JAN 1850 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Joseph Hickman Moore and Matilda Eleanor Bowie.

He died on 10 NOV 1887 in Austin Texas.

His wife was Julia Isabelle Eanes, who he married on 9 DEC 1873 in Austin, Texas. Their five known children were Maurice Bowie (1873-1914), Sarah Matilda Barrow (1876-1940), Mary Pearl (1879-1953), Bessie Bird (1881-1966) and Elve Anna May Bowie (1883-1980).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Edgar Maurice Bowie Moore


Joseph Hickman Moore


Matilda Eleanor Bowie


Rezin Pleasant Bowie


Rezin Bowie


Elve Ap-Catesby Jones


Margaret Frances Neville


Dionysius Neville



Birth1 JAN 1850
Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Death10 NOV 1887
Place: Austin Texas
Census3 AUG 1860
Place: Point Coupee Parish, Louisana
Age: 10
Address: image 120 of 126 dwelling 1119? family 1239 with grandmother and siblings, and next to parents
Census6 JUN 1870
Place: Ward 10, New Orleans, Louisiana
Age: 20 born Louisiana
Address: image 26 of 481 dwelling 150 family 152 with parents and siblings
Census7 JUN 1880
Place: Travis County, Texas
Age: 30 born LA
Address: dwelling 67 family 73 Moore, Maurice D wife Besty, and 3 children
BurialNOV 1887
Place: OakWood Cemetery
Address: Austin, Travis County, Texas 30 16.591' N 97 43.608' W
Gravestone, Moore, Edgar Maurice Bowie

Gravestone, Moore EMB, backside


OccupationTexas Ranger and Sherriff , Austin, Texas


  1. The Rezin Bowie Family of Louisiana
    Source: The Rezin Bowie Family of Louisiana
    Authors: Virginia Lobdell Jennings 1998
    Date: 1998
    Publisher: Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society POBox 82060 Baton Rouge, LA 70884-2060
  2. The Bowies and their Kindred A Genealogical and Biographical History
    Source: The Bowies and their Kindred A Genealogical and Biographical History
    Authors: Walter Worthington Bowie
    Date: 1899
    Publisher: Cromwell Bros, Washington DC 1899 Library of Congress Cat # 74-172558