Biography of Daniel Moyer
Clearfield County, PA Biographies





DANIEL MOYER, a successful farmer and citizen of Cooper township, was born in Kylerstown, Pa., Feb. 26, 1872, a son of Peter and Mary E. (Adams) Moyer. His mother, a daughter of Thomas Adams, was born in Montour county, Pa., her marriage to Peter Moyer taking place Feb. 11, 1867. Of their three children, two died in infancy, namely Mary Eve and Samuel.

Daniel Moyer was the youngest of his parents' children. He was educated in the public schools of his native locality and subsequently learned the butcher's trade, also mercantile business. In 1896 he turned his attention to agriculture and now resides on a well cultivated farm of 77 acres, which he managed personally up to Dec. 1, 1909. He is a member of Lodge No. 161, K. of P., of Morrisdale Mines; Ailport Lodge No. 933, I. O. O. F.; Tomoka Lodge Red Men No. 96, Morrisdale Mines; Oak Hill Grange at Karthaus; and Royal Order of Moose, No. 123 at Philipsburg. He was married Oct. 9, 1894, to Miss Alice E. Kirk, of Luthersburg, this county, a daughter of Joseph H. Kirk. He and his wife are the parents of three children, namely: Joseph Peter, Anna Mary and Frederick Daniel. Mr. Moyer is a Democrat in politics but supports the Keystone ticket, and has served as assessor of Cooper township. He belongs to the Presbyterian church at Kylertown. His paternal grandparents were Adam and Eve Moyer, who came to Clearfield county from Germany with their family.


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From:
Twentieth Century History of
Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
and Representative Citizens.
BY: Roland D. Swoope, Jr.
Richmond-Arnold Publishing Co,
Chicago, Ill. 1911

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