My Genealogy Hound

Below is a family biography included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published by W. H. Beers & Co. in 1883.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

* * * *

THOMAS MOORE, farmer, P. O. Fayetteville, son of Levi and Mary (Morgan) Moore, was born near Perrintown, Clinton Co., Ohio, December 6, 1825. In 1837 his parents came to the southern part of this township, where they bought sixty-three acres of land on the Georgetown pike, and built the house where J. J. Jacquemien now lives. His father died there in 1844. His mother also died in this township about 1857. Thomas was married in this township in 1849, to Ellen, daughter of Richard K. and Agnes (Bamber) Holden, born in this township. They have eight children, born in this township — Agnes, Rachael, Thomas, Mary, John, William, Anna and Ellen. Mr. Moore now has nineteen acres of land on the Georgetown pike, three-fourths of a mile south of Chasetown. He has been Supervisor four years, and School Director three years. Family are members of the Catholic Church.

* * * *

This family biography is one of 992 biographies included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published in 1883 by W. H. Beers & Co.  For the complete description, click here: Brown County, Ohio History and Genealogy

View additional Brown County, Ohio family biographies here: Brown County, Ohio Biographies

Use the links at the top right of this page to search or browse thousands of family biographies.

Follow My Genealogy Hound: Follow me on Facebook