Biography of John Moore
Hancock County, OH Biographies

JOHN MOORE, farmer, P. 0. Findlay, was born near Lancaster, Penn., October 16, 1808, son of Hugh and Susan (Buckwalter) Moore, the former a native of County Tyrone, Ireland, and the latter of Pennsylvania. Hugh Moore came to America about the year 1800, and settled in Pennsylvania; of his ten children four are now living: John, William, Nancy (wife of William Nelson), and Amanda (wife of William Cole). John Moore came to Ohio with his parents in 1828 and settled in Richland (now Ashland) County. He was married, in 1833, to Agnes W. Roller, daughter of William Roller, a descendant of Capt. Weston, an old English navigator and explorer. To Ar. and Mrs. Aoore were born eleven children, of whom ten are now living: Nancy, wife of A. J. Moore; Susannah, Mary, wife of R. Taylor; Ross W.; William died in infancy; Robert Bruce; Thomas Corr; John Cuff; Amanda, wife of C. Dressler; Lucinda, wife of H. Lackey, and Emma, wife of J. W. Bear; all reside in this county. Mr. Moore came to this county in 1833 with his wife's father, who entered eight quarter sections of land in Big Lick Township, Mr. Aoore getting one quarter section as his part of it. This land was entered by Mr. Roller, the father in law. A large part of this land is now held by his heirs. he having divided his lands among his children. His original farm is on Section 15, Big Lick Township, where A. J. Moore now resides. John Moore purchased the farm on which he now resides in 1866. He has filled the offices of township trustee, clerk, fence viewer, and other places of trust, and is a valuable citizen. He has been successful in life and is now enjoying the fruits of his former years of hard labor, tenderly caring for the declining years of his wife, who has been an invalid for some years. Mr. Moore has not attached himself to any church, but believes in the Universal doctrine. In politics he is a Democrat and voted for Andrew Jackson.

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

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