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Death Of John Moore

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John Moore, one of our best known and most highly respected citizens, died last Friday eveniug at his resiöence in this city, He was bom at Mt. Washington. Mass.. March 23, 1824. thus malting him almost 73 years of age. He lived there during his early day9. From thero he moved to Btavia. Ñ. Y. where he was married, in 1848, to Emily Oalkins. Tn 1855 he mored to Jonesville. Mich., where he became interested in farming. In 1859 he removed to Niles, in which place he was engaged in the book and drug business'. In ]868 he disposed of his business at Niles and removed to Ann Arbor where he has since resided. Soon after coming to Ann Arbor he purchased the book business of .Tohn F. Millen & Co., in the Masonic block and successfuily conducted it until he sold out to George Wahr, in 1883. He then bought out the drug business in which he was engaged up to the time of his death, He was city vreasurer one term, and has been an Bctive member of the board ef elders of the Presbytarian church for many years. His children,all of whom survive him, are Mrs. AguesRobeson, of PortHuron: Geo. L. Moore, of Ann Arbor; ivirs. Ida I.udiow, of Detroit; Mrs. Xettie Cochran, of Toledo: John Moore, of Chicago; and Mrs. Lulu McKean, of Granger, Ohio. The cause of Mr. Moore's death was heart trouble, from which he has suiïered several slight attacks recentlyFuneral services verö held at the home at 2 P. M. Alonday, coudueted by Kev, J. M. Gelston. A large number of relativos attended to pay their last respects to the dead. Tho pall bearers were the two sons and four sons-in-law whom the deceased had requested shouid perform this last sad rite. The honorary pall-bearers were Drs. Prescott, Jackson, Herdman and Mossrs. Wade, Clarksou, Mills, Kelsey and Newcomb. A brother of the deeeased, Mr. Benj. Moore, of Middleville, and a aister, Mrs Cady, oí Hatavia, N. V. also a number of other i-elatives were here to attend the funeral. Tn tbe death of Mr. Moore, Ann Arbor loses one of its best and most wortby citizens, a man who has ever lived a consistent and upright Ufe, a noble cbaracter whose example was one that was ever worthy of imi.tation. The Register extends its sympathy to the bereaved widovv and children vvho have lost a worthy husband und a good father.


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