Biography of Samuel Moore
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Moore, Samuel, Russell, was born in Remsen, Oneida county, December 20, 1825. a son of Samuel M. Moore, whose father, King Moore, was a native of Wales, and an early settler of Connecticut, where he died. Samuel M. was born in Connecticut February 25, 1794, was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools. He came to Remsen when a young man and there married Uruslia Young, a native of Steuben, born February 12, 1797, by whom he had six children. They came to Russell in 1838 and settled on a farm where our subject now resides, and here he died in 1883, and his wife in 1871. Samuel Moore came to Russell when twelve years of age and has here since resided. He owns a place of 131 acres and follows general farming and dairying. In 1851 he married Clarissa C. Smith, born April 3, 1826, a daughter of Rollin Smith, and they have had six children; Chauncey L., of Russell, who married Attie E. Foster and has two children, Foster L. and Lela M.: George A., of Pierrepont, who married Lillian M. Farmer and has six children, Floyd E., Gertrude L., Rollin E., John, Bessie and Roy H.; Hattie L, wife of Elgin D. Owen of Russell, who has two children, Jerm. B. and Donna O.; Eliza, who lives at home; Carrie J. wife of Joseph F. Gray of Canton; and Sidney A., at home. Mr. Moore is a Democrat and in religious belief a Universalist. Olive Gibbs Smith, mother of Mrs. Moore, traces her ancestry back seven generations to one William Gibbs of Lenharn, Yorkshire, England. who obtained a grant of land four miles square in his town for signal services.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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