John Moore, general merchant and Postmaster, Turkey River Station, was born in 1847, in Ireland, and immigrated to this country with his parents when quite young. They landed in Quebec, and from there went to Indiana, thence in 1856 to Dubuque, Ia. In 1869 he came to Turkey River Station, where he has since resided, and engaged in his present business. His marriage to Anna Tinney occurred in December, 1869. She was born in 1847. Five children have been born of this union--Maggi R., born Jan. 1, 1873; Emma E., July 18, 1875; Nellie V., June 26, 1878; John W., May 16, 1880, and Hannah E., Dec. 4, 1881. Mr. Moore is the present Township Trustee, and has held the offices of Justice of the Peace, School Director and Trustee. He is also connected with a ferry running from Turkey River across the Mississippi. He owns 670 acres of choice land, and has one of the finest farms in this section. In his religious faith he is a Catholic, and in politics a Democrat.
source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1018
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