Transcribed from "An Illustrated History of The Big Bend Country, embracing
Lincoln, Douglas, Adams and Franklin counties, State of Washington",
published by Western Historical Publishing Co., 1904.
MOORE was born in Kansas on March 6, 1877, the son of E. B. and Viola J.
(Penney) Moore, natives of Illinois and Ohio, respectively. They
settled in Kansas in very early days, later moved to Dayton, Washington,
then to Pomeroy, and in 1890, came on to Adams county, where the father
took land. He has followed farming and stock raising continuously
until the present time and has won a very flattering success. Our
subject was one of seven children, named as follows, Myrtle, Guy, Minnie,
Cora, Lee, Golda, Sharon. Guy D. was educated in the various places
where the family lived and remained with his father until twenty-one, it
being then 1898. Then he took a homestead of one hundred and sixty
acres, three miles northwest from Delight, where he resides at the present
time. In addition to this, he is equally interested with his father
in one thousand two hundred and eighty acres of choice wheat land all of
which is under cultivation and well improved.
In May, 1892, Mr. Moore
married Miss Allie, daughter of William and Martha (Bassett) Hendricks,
natives of Missouri. In 1889 Mr. and Mrs. Hendricks moved to Indian
territory, where the father died. Later the widow moved to Washington
and settled in Adams county. In 1900, she married Mr. Albert Morgan,
and they now dwell at Lind. Mrs. Morgan was one of five children,
as follows: Effie, Allie, Minnie, Myrtle and Otis.
In political matters,
our subject is allied with the Democratic party and is a very enthusiastic
and well informed participant in the campaigns. He is a member of
the M. W. A. Mr. and Mrs. Moore are members of the Christian church
and are highly esteemed people of Adams county.