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Moore, J. C.

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Moore, J. C.
March 16, 2007 03:26PM
Memorial Record of Western Kentucky, Lewis Publishing Company, 1904,
pp 797-798 [Christian]

J. C. MOORE, who died on his farm four miles from Hopkinsville,
January 28, 1903, was for many years one of the most esteemed
citizens and successful farmers of Christian county. He was born in
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, December 28, 1846, a son of J. C. Moore,
who was also a native of Tennessee. When three years old he was
brought to Kentucky by his parents, and was reared to manhood in
Christian county. He received a common school education, and then
devoted himself to his life work of farming. He was an elder in the
Presbyterian church, and a stanch Democrat in politics.
Mr. Moore was married in June, 1877, to Miss Bettie Campbell, a
native of Hopkinsville. Her grandfather, Ned Campbell, was one of
the pioneers of Christian county, and died when a young man. His
son, B. S. Campbell, was a native of Jessamine county, Kentucky, and
at the age of two years came to Christian county, where he was
reared and educated. He was married in Logan county to Miss Maria
Starling. He was a merchant in Hopkinsville for many years, and in
1854 moved to the farm which is now owned by Mrs. Moore, and on
which he died in May, 1901, at the age of eighty-nine years. He was
a stanch Republican, a member of the Christian church and well known
and esteemed throughout the county. Mrs. Moore was the youngest of
five children, three of whom grew up. She was reared in Christian
county, and graduated from the South Kentucky College at
Hopkinsville. She became the mother of five children, four sons and
one daughter, as follows: Miss Mary; James C., of Evansville,
Indiana; Benjamin C., at home; G. H., at home; and Milton G., at
home. The family are members of the Presbyterian church in
Hopkinsville. Mrs. Moore has two hundred and ninety acres in her
home farm, and her son Milton is conducting it and making a success
of general farming and stock-raising.
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