Biography of John Moore
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Moore, John, was born in the town, of Shelby July 29, 1844. He followed farming until twenty seven years of age, when he embarked in the mercantile business at Wheatville, Genesee county. After two years there he sold out and began buying stock in Shelby. He foltowed the stock business eighteen years, during eight of which he also conducted a store at West Shelby. He then entered into partnership with R. W. Post in 1892. Mr. Moore is a Mason and was justice of the peace of Shelby for twelve years. In 1866 he married Augusta McWhorter, and they have two daughters: M. Laura and K Florence. Mr. Moore's father was Asa B. Moore, who came to Shelby in 1840 from New Hampshire. His mother was Laura A. (Potter) Moore, of Berkshire, Mass.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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