Tuesday, October 22, 2013

FOUND: Photo of John M. MOORE (1840-1900) of Henry County, Indiana

Shelley Cardiel (cardiels@comcast.net) has found this photo of John M. Moore which was taken at the Albright Studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico. "1840-1900" and "1st Lieutenant, Company G, 84th Indiana Infantry" are written on the back of the photo. Based on limited research, Shelley has been able to discover that John M. Moore had a connection to New Castle, Henry County, Indiana:

1880 census of New Castle, Henry County, Indiana:
William GROSE, age 65, an Attorney at Law, born OH
John M. MOORE, son-in-law, age 39, a Druggist, born IN
Sarah M. MOORE, daughter, age 36, Keeping House, born IN
Minnie MOORE, granddaughter, age 15, Attending School, born IN
Ella MOORE, granddaughter, age 12, Attending School, born IN
William MOORE, grandson, age 9, Attending School, born IN
John MOORE, grandson, age 8, Attending School, born IN
James GROSE, son, age 20, born IN

1900 census of Albuquerque, New Mexico:
John M. MOORE, age 59, born Jun 1840, married 36 years, born IN, parents born WV, a Fire Ins. & Real Estate Agent
Sarah M. MOORE, wife, age 57, born Sept 1842, married 36 years, 6 children/4 living, born IN, parents born OH/NC

Shelley is hoping to locate someone from this Moore family so that the photo can be returned to the care of family. If you are a descendant of this family, or you know someone who might be, please contact her directly.

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