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Biography of J. R. B. Moore

J. R. B. MOORE. Within years of recent date the remarkable growth of the real estate business has given it a prominence and placed it in a position that is attained by very few other elements in this country. This increase and promotion can be nothing less than a reflex of the progress and prosperity of every general interest in the community, and constitutes strong reason for gratification among all observant and appreciative business men. J. R. B. Moore has an excellent knowledge of real estate, as well as the general routine work of a real estate agent, and has been a potent contributor to the growth of his section. He was born near Mt. Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri, August 15, 1858, a son of Isaac R. and Mary A. (Genoe) Moore, who were born in Meigs County, Tennessee, and were married there in 1857, after which they moved to Lawrence County, Missouri, and in 1866 to what is now Boone County, Arkansas, locating near the present flourishing town of Harrison. He is now residing in Heber and holds the office of justice of the peace in his township. His wife died in February, 1893, when sixty-one years of age, and he is now in his sixty-fourth year. He has served in the capacity of deputy sheriff of Boone County, during the Civil War was in the Confederate service three years and was with Price on his raid through Missouri, serving the most of the time in the commissary department. In 1882 he and his family moved to Dardanelle, this State, and in 1888 to Heber. The father has...

Gardner, Nelson A. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon After an illness extending over a period of six months, Nelson A. Gardner passed away at the home of his daughter Mrs. John Simonis 1534 Second street, in Baker, last Tuesday morning. Mr. Nelson’s death marks the passing of another one of the pioneers of Eastern Oregon. The deceased was born August 15, 1858, at Mt. Vernon, Vernon County, Missouri, and came to Oregon in September, 1862, making North Powder his home for the last ten years. He belonged to the Modern Woodmen Lodge for twenty years. He leaves a wife and daughter, two brothers and two sisters. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Methodist church in North Powder, Rev. Ira McFarland officiating. Members of the Modern Woodmen lodge were in attendance. Interment was in North Powder cemetery. North Powder News Saturday, June 6,...

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