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Moore, George M.

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Moore, George M.
March 13, 2007 06:38PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed.,
1887, Gallatin Co.

GEORGE M. MOORE, a native of Boone County, Ky., was born August 12,
1844. His father, Edward J. Moore, a native of Culpeper County, Va.,
was born in 1798, and was a farmer and stone mason. At the age of
twelve he came to Kentucky with his parents, who settled in Harrison
County, where he grew to manhood, and married Nancy N. McAndless, of
Pendleton County, Ky., daughter of John McAndless, who bore him ten
children, the subject of this sketch being the ninth child. Edward J.
Moore died in 1859, and his widow died May 27, 1883; both were members
of the Christian CHurch. James Moore the paternal grandfather of
George M., a native of Culpeper County, Va., settled on a farm near
Cynthiana, Harrison County, about 1810, on what is known as Crooked
Creek; he afterward removed to Pendleton County, where he died. George
M. Moore received a good English education in the common schools of
Gallatin County, and has always followed farming; he owns 175 acres of
well cultivated land, which he successfully manages. He settled in
Gallatin County in 1846 with his parents, who located near where our
subject now resides. October 22, 1879, he married Liza West, of Boone
County, daughter of James and Mahala (Dance) West. One daughter, Amanda
C., had blessed their union. Politically Mr. Moore is a Democrat, and
with his wife has been a consistent member of the Christian Church for
many years.

Moore McAndless Dance West
Harrison-KY Pendleton-KY Boone-KY Culpeper-VA

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