Biography of A. J. Moore
Hancock County, OH Biographies

A. J. MOORE, farmer, P. 0. Findlay, was born September 23, 1827, in Beaver County. Penn., son of William and Nancy (Bayless) Moore, the former a native of Westmoreland County, Penn., and the latter a native of Washington, Penn. They married in 1823 and came to Ohio in 1841. They reared a family of nine children, eight of whom were born in Pennsylvania and one in Ohio: Samuel B., Andrew J., Casander J., John B., Benjamin F., Nathaniel H Ann Eliza (wife of M. Marvin). James (deceased while young), and William H., the latter born in this county. The subject of this sketch was married, June 8, 1853, to Nancy, daughter of the pioneer John Moore, and to them were born six children: John F , William C., Samuel A., Mary (wife of A. Lacky), Nancy C. (wife of James C. Aartin) and A. Jackson. Mr. Moore now resides on what was formerly the old home farm of his father in law, John Moore. He held the office of postmaster all the time his office was in existence, justice of the peace for three years, township clerk, trustee, supervisor and land appraiser, and has been school director and treasurer of Big Lick Township. He is a successful farmer, much respected by all who know him He is connected with the Methodist Episcopal Church. In politics he is a Democrat.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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