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Below is a family biography from the book, History of Kentucky, Edition 1 by J. H. Battle, W. H. Perrin and G. C. Kniffin and published by F. A. Battey Publishing Company in 1885.  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.

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ROBERT W. MOORE was born in Clinton, Hickman County, October 14, 1857. He is a son of John T. and Susan (Walker) Moore. The father was born in Bowling Green, Ky.; the mother in Westport, Ky. When about seven years of age, John T. Moore came with his parents to Clinton, where he has since resided, and is now a member of the firm of John T. Moore & Co. His father opened a store here, and John T. was taken in as clerk, and subsequently became a member of the firm. He has since boyhood been engaged in merchandising at this place. Robert W. Moore, who is a member of this firm, was, married in 1880 to Florence Wells, of Indiana. This union has been blessed with two sons.

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This family biography is one of 142 biographies included in the Hickman County, Kentucky section of the book, The History of Kentucky, Edition 1 published in 1885 by F. A. Battey Publishing Company.  For the complete description, click here: History of Kentucky, Edition 1

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