in Mecklenburg Geneology John Wilson Moore

Geneology of John Wilson Moore

Born: Jan. 2, 1842
At the Moore Homestead three miles northwest of the Sugar Creek Presbyterian Church in Mecklenburg County, NC

Education: Self-taught after high school

Home: Taylorsville & Hopewell, N.C.

First, to Margaret (Maggie) Gibbon , the youngest daughter of John H. and Catherine Lardner Gibbon, on September 5, 1865 in Mecklenburg County
They had four sons and four daughters; she died in 1886. An early photo of John Wilson and some of his children and a later one with their families and children.
All of them were remarkably well educated as demonstrated by the advanced degrees of their sons; one Physician and three Presbyterian ministers -two of whom became missionaries to Japan and China. Two sons, John Wallace and Samuel Wilson, as well as a grendson, John Watson, were awarded honorary degrees by Davidson College.

Second, To Mary Williamson in 1891. She died in 1907

Photos: 1, With his son John Wallace and grandson John Watson, 2, the next three generations of Johns. and 3, Four generations of John W. Moores

Profession: Farmer and Biblical scholar

Died: Dec: 31, 1923, 2 days short of 82 years
Buried: Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Huntersville NC

Memories of John Wilson Moore
by his grandson, John Watson Moore

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