My Genealogy Hound

Below is a family biography included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.   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.

* * * *

JOSEPH H. MOORE, stonemason, Chartiers, was born in Ireland in 1846, a son of John and Catharine Moore, and came to this country in 1870, his parents remaining in the old country. They have eight children: Samuel, Joseph, Ellen J., Sarah, Hamilton, Euphemia, Margaret and William; the sons are all in this county with the exception of Hamilton, who resides in Colorado. Joseph H. has been twice married; first, in 1871 to Mary E. Comfort, who died in 1875, at the age of twenty-six years, leaving two children — Samuel and Sarah; and second, in 1878, to Jennie, daughter of Robert McCracken, of this county, and by her he has five children: Joseph A., John S., Chester H. and William J. and Jennie (twins). Mr. Moore is a trustee in the U. P. Church, and is a republican.

* * * *

This family biography is one of 2,156 biographies included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.

View additional Allegheny County, Pennsylvania family biographies here: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Biographies

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