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William Moore


Posted By: NettieMae
Date: 1/4/2017 at 15:31:41

Moore Rites on Thursday
1932 May, 4
Old River Captain's Rites to Be at Home; other funerals.
Clinton Ia. May 4- Funeral services for Captain William Moore former river man, will be conducted in the home Thursday at 2:30 o'clock by the Rev. S. V. Williams. Mr. Moore will be laid to rest in Oakland beside his wife, who died last week.

Captain Moore was born Dec. 16 1851, in Pennsylvania. He came to Le Claire as a boy and began his work on the river when he was about 13 years old. He was captain on various boats including a packet that ran from Le Claire to Dubuque many years; He had been retired 16 years. His marriage to Georgianna White of Le Claire was solemnized in Davenport in 1876, and they lived there until 1889, when he came here.
Captain Moore was a member of De Molay consistory here, Kaaba temple, Davenport, and the Le Claire blue lodge of Masons, also the odd fellows lodge of Le Claire


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