biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
THOMAS MOORE, of Jefferson Township, was born in County Tyrone, Ireland. He came to America with his parents in the year 1857 His father, Samson Moore, came to Iowa forty years ago, settled in Mahaska County, purchased land and farmed it until his decease, Aug. 2, 1886. His widow survives him and is living with her daughter, Mrs. J. A. Sprague. The subject of this sketch, Thomas Moore, was married Jan. 9, 1884, to Miss Catharine Cummings, a native of Iowa. Politically Mr. Moore is a Republican. His homestead consists of 162 acres of fine fertile land, in an excellent state of cultivation and finely im proved. Mr. Moore is a man of more than ordinary intelligence, an excellent manager of his busmess, and has attained considerable success in farming. He is an excellent neighbor, citizen and friend, and possesses all the qualities that commend him to the confidence and esteem of his friends and acquaintances.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy