H. D. Moore, farming and stock; P. O. Mattoon; the subject of this sketch was born in Adams Co., Ohio, Nov. 14, 1840. He married Miss Elizabeth A. Bayliss October, 1861; she was born in the same place, and died in the fall of 1865. His present wife was Miss Sarah M. Thomas; they were married in April, 1867; she was born in Adams Co., Ohio, Nov. 15, 1846. They have eight children, viz., Minnie A., Florence A., Cora B., Eliza M., Laura R., Emmie, Alfred N. and Charles B. He lived in Ohio twenty-one years, and then, in 1861, he enlisted in the 70th Ohio V. I.; was in the service three years, and was in the battles of Pittsburg Landing, Vicksburg, Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign, etc., etc. From the army he returned to his home in Ohio, and remaining there about one month, he came to Illinois and settled on his present place, and has lived here since. He owns 240 acres in this township, which he has earned by his own labor and management.
Biographical Sketch of H. D. Moore
MLA Source Citation:Chapman Brothers Portrait and biographical album of Coles County, Illinois Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 8 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/illinois/biographical-sketch-of-h-d-moore.htm - Last updated on Oct 24th, 2011
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