Biography of Noah O. Moore
Rush County, IN Biographies





NOAH O. MOORE, a well known farmer of Posey township, was born in the township now honored by his citizenship, on February 18, 1876, and is the son of John F. and Rachel A. (Leisure) Moore. both of whom also were born, reared and educated in Rush county. John F. Moore, after completing his studies in the Arlington school, turned his attention to farming and became the owner of ninety seven acres of land in Posey township. Of the four children born to him and his wife, the subject of this sketch is now the only one living. Noah O. Moore received his educational training in the public school at Arlington, and then he took up the vocation of farming, working for his father on the home place until his marriage, after which he began farming on his own account, renting 320 acres of land from his father in law in Posey township. He operated this farm with success for nineteen years, and then moved onto the place where he now lives and which he received by inheritance. On this place he has placed many permanent and substantial improvements, bringing it up to a high standard of excellence, and here he has met with splendid success as a general farmer and stock raiser, so that some time ago he was enabled to retire from active work and now has the farm rented. He and his wife together own 204 acres of land in Posey township On March 9, 1900, Mr. Moore was married to Fannie P. Nelson, a native of Rush county and the daughter of William H. and Elizabeth (Adams) Nelson, and to them have been born two children, Wildean O. and John L. Politically, Mr. Moore is a staunch supporter of the Democratic party, while, fraternally, he is a member of Beech Grove Lodge, No. 399, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He and his wile are active members of the Methodist Episcopal and Christian churches respectively.

From:
Centennian History of Rush County, Indiana
Edited by: A. L. Gary and E. B. Thomas
Historical Publishing Company
Indianapolis 1921


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