B.R. Moore, a farmer, stockman and extensive wheat grower of Lyon township, is a native of Warren county, Illinois. At the age of fifteen Mr. Moore went to Colorado, where he spent several years. In 1881 he came to Cloud county and now owns three hundred and twenty acres of fine land in a high state of cultivation, with good house, barn, etc.
He was married in 1883 to Mrs. Morris, the widow of Edward Morris, by whom she had three children, viz: Frank, a telegraph operator of LuVerne, Minnesota; Guy, on his fourth year in Campbell University at Holton, Kansas, where he is taking a general course and will enter the State University of Kansas the coming year; Maude, a graduate of the common schools. By her marriage with Mr. Moore there is one son, Claude, who received a common school diploma and is now on his first year in the high school at Delphos. Mrs. Moore was a Courtney and her paternal ancestors came from Ireland.
Transcribed from E.F. Hollibaugh's Biographical history of Cloud County, Kansas biographies of representative citizens. Illustrated with portraits of prominent people, cuts of homes, stock, etc. [n.p., 1903] 919p. illus., ports. 28 cm.
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