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John D Moore


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 10/30/2006 at 01:20:40

John D Moore, proprietor of hack line, Boonesboro, was born in Shelby county, Ohio, October 22, 1828, and when young his parents moved to Champaign county, Illinois, where he grew to manhood, in 1849 he came to this county and settled in Union township, being the first permanent settler in the township, there he improved a farm of 200 acres on Sec 24, and in 1870 went to Kansas for the purpose of obtaining a large tract of land in one body in order to make farms for his two sons, his sons having died Mr Moore returned to Boone county in 1874 and entered into business in Boonesboro, which he followed for three years, he then established a hack line between Boone and Boonesboro, which he still runs, he owns a fine home in the latter place and a good farm of 80 acres in Beaver Station, October 14, 1849, he married Nancy J Morese, who was born in Ohio, they have two daughters living: Hannah M (wife of E A Bell), and Ella F, have lost two sons: James R and Joseph T, who died June 9 and 10, 1874

1880 Boone Co History Book


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