Mahala Dorcas Higley Moore

February 28, 1806–October 27, 1904

Born at Bridgewater, Oneida County, New York; daughter of Dorcas Eggleston and Job Higley. Died at Sacramento, Sacramento County, California. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Mahala D. Higby Moore,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971 (closed to research), CHL. Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 20, Mahala D. Moore. Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, eds., Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University, 2002), 4:2547–2550. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Mar. 2014), Dorcas Eggleston MV5G-ZF7 . 1900 U.S. census, Sacramento Ward 5, Sacramento Co., California, ED 85, p. 15A, Mrs. M. Moore, NARA. “Mahala D. Moor,” Saints’ Herald, Nov. 16, 1904, 1087. Sacramento City Cemetery, 1849–2000, Burial Index, Old City Cemetery Committee, Inc., Sacramento, CA (, accessed Mar. 2014), Mahala Dorcas Moor.