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 is one of the industrious farmers of Adams county and dwells about
six and one-half miles southeast from Lind. He was born in Indian
Territory, on September 3, 1881. His parents, E. B., and Viola J.
(Penny) Moore, were natives of Illinois and Ohio, respectively and are
mentioned elsewhere in this volume. After coming west, our subject
settled with his parents in Garfield county, Washington, where he received
his education in the public schools, attending mostly the Blue Mountain
school. Later, however, he studied some in Adams county after the
family moved hither and at the age of eighteen laid aside his books and
gave his attention to assisting his father. He has now secured an
interest in eight hundred acres of land, all in cultivation and fenced
and productive of excellent returns in wheat. The place is provided
with good buildings and is farmed by our subject.
On July 2, 1903, Mr.
Moore married Miss Mary L., daughter of Jerry and Fannie L. (LeDoux) Blair,
natives of Canada and Minnesota, respectively. Mrs. Moore has one
brother, Frank, who is now deceased. Mr. Blair dwells in Adams county,
being numbered with the tillers of the soil here. His wife died recently.
Mr. Moore is a Prohibitionist and is a good expounder of the principles
which he holds in politics.
He and his wife are
members of the Christian church and are exemplary people. They have
many friends and have started in life with bright prospects. On May
18, 1904, a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Moore, who died the following