Biography of Miles Moore
Monroe County, MI Biographies

MILES MOORE, who died October 6, 1880, settled on a farm in Dundee township about two miles west of the village of Dundee, when twenty-three years old. He was born in the State of New Hampshire, February 14, 1823. At the age of eight years he removed with his parents to Raisinville township, Monroe county. He remained on his farm in Dundee until his death. A cooper by trade, he worked at coopering until he became a farmer. He was married twice: First, December 25, 1845, to Jane L. Lawrence, who died March 23, 1854. Three children were born to them, of whom Edward L., born November 21, 1846, is the only survivor. His second marrage, to Jane E. Kent, daughter of Enos Kent, a settler in Monroe county in 1830, took place September 14, 1854. Mrs. Moore still resides in Dundee. Their children are: Charles H., born February 28, 1858; Stephen, born September 19, 1857; Eugene M., born August 10, 1871. Mr. Moore was an active spirit in all that pertained to the prosperity of Dundee. He was a strong temperance man and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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