M. M. Moore

M. M. Moore was born on February 14, 1863. He was the son of Sidney and Nancy (Alford) Moore. Sidney Moore was the son of Paul Moore. Nancy (Alford) Moore was the daughter of Lambert and Sarah Alford.

Sidney Moore was educated in the common schools and taught school in this county for about ten years. He then went to farming on the farm on which he lived for the rest of his life. He died on May 16, 1866. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and was active in church work. He enlisted in the Civil War as a private and served for three years. He was the father of the following children: M..M., who is the subject of this sketch, and Nora, who married Frank Johnson and lives in this township. Paul Moore, the grandfather of the subject of this sketch, was the first doctor in this county. He was married to Eunice Bacon, and they had the following children; Hervey, Roland, Julian, Sidney, Jane, Liza, Mary Ann and Charlotte.

M. M. Moore was educated in the common schools and farmed all his life. He was married on November 25, 1891, to Martha Cook, who was the daughter of Crainor and Nancy Cook, who were farmers of this township. The subject of this sketch was the father of the following children: Eva, who married Frederick Pope, in Vernon township, and Paul.]

M. M. Moore is a farmer and owns a tract of one hundred and fifty acres of land, on which he does general farming. He built a fine barn on this is 1900. He is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

Transcribed from History of Hancock County, Indiana, Its People, Industries and Institutions by George J. Richman, B. L., Federal Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1916. Page 931.

Submitted by Sylvia (Rose) Duda, Laingsburg, MI October 7, 2001.

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