Arthur Cotten Moore III

Arthur Cotten Moore III 1939 – 1998 | his parents
& 1976 Hope Helig | her parents
divorced ca 1990
of Maple Lawn, Hertford County, NC

Arthur’s siblings: John, Julia, Jane, Helen, Sally,
Moore family: 1943, 1950, 1951, 1961


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1939: front row: Arthur (the baby), Julia, Jane, & Helen
Back row: Ola, Sally, John, & Raynor


Arthur Cotten Moore 25 May 1939 – 12 Oct 1998
NC State, Raleigh 1 year +
US Army 2 years stationed at the Pentagon
Government “grader” for peaches and Peanuts etc.
After his father’s death, he stayed on at Maple Lawn with his mother.
He started dealing in antiques full time
and fleas markets after his mother’s death.

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1940 Raynor Moore holding Sally and Uncle Jack Moore holding Arthur

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Wagon Train ca 1941 Sally, Arthur and Helen

Arthur at the Sessoms
ca 1942 Arthur when he was little could fall asleep most anywhere. Here Anna Sessoms snapped him sound asleep at her house sitting on the root of an oak tree. That’s the end of the kitchen behind him.

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Arthur and Sally on Cypress log

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Stump of the hollow oak tree where bees lived before tree was killed
by a lightning strike Sally and Arthur

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As usual – Arthur putting himself into my picture

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Arthur with his bike

Moore Family At the Parker Reunion Aug 1951: J.R., Sally, Ola, Helen, Arthur, Grandmother Tennie Parker, Jane – [My father had just been released from the veterans hospital after a six-week stay following his first massive heart attack. – note Mama’s concern]
Moore Family At the Parker Reunion Aug 27 1951: J.R., Sally, Ola, Helen, Arthur, Grandmother Tennie Parker, Jane – [My father had just been released from the veterans hospital after a six-week stay following his first massive heart attack. – note Mama’s concern]

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Nags Head – 3 Sept 1951 Arthur fishing with Red Holloman
Red felt Arthur needed a reward after helping his mother run the farm all summer.

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Uncle Arthur and Helen Ann with kitty 1954

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Arthur 1958 usher for his sister Sally’s wedding

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Uncle Arthur meets Julie Koestler 1961

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Moore family – 1961

M_Art ca 1975

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Arthur looking over his table of collectibles at the farmer’s market in Raleigh ca 1995

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Arthur Moore ca 1995

married 1976 Hope Helig **
All of Arthur’s siblings attended the wedding ceremony which was held in a Methodist Church
in Virginia complete with trumpets. Hope was her own vocalist. The ceremony included the four boys.
Maybe if I dig through Bob’s photo I might find some pictures of the event.

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a. Chip Moore*
b. Mark Moore*
c. Lee Moore*
d. John Moore*

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1998 Mark, Lee, and Chip and Hope and sister greeting Sally at Arthur’s Service

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998 The Ghosts arriving for Arthur’s Service

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2001 Arthur’s Grave

* indicates close relative of wife who was adopted by husband
**indicates couple divorced
***adoption of non-relative

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