Biography of F. W. Moore
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Moore F. W., was born in Red Hook, Dutchess county, July 25, 1817, son of Philip H., and Elizabeth Fellows, he a native of Red Hook and she of Rhinebeck, Dutchess county. They came to Walworth in 1837, and settled on the farm now owned by our subject, where Mr. Moore died in June, 1862, and his wife in June, 1849. The grandfather was Philip Moore, whose father was a native of Germany, and an early settler of Dutchess county, where he died. Subject's father was drafted in the War of 1812. Subject has always been a farmer, owns a portion of the original farm his father settled, at present owns ninety three acres, follows general farming, and is one of the largest stock dealers in Walworth. He has for over twenty years been engaged in selling agricultural implements, and at present represents the McCormick Company. He has been commissioner of highways, overseer of poor, and supervisor. He married in 1851 Hannah Smalley a native of Eoneoye Falls, Monroe county, and daughter of Jonas and Eleanor Smalley, who were natives of New Jersey, settled in Geneva and finally in Monroe county, where they died. Mr. Moore and wife had three children: J. Ella, Fred C., and Genoa, who died aged five.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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