From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana

page 434



John H. Moore, M. D., is a native of Ohio, born June 9, 1820.  He was reared in Ohio, and there began the study of his profession, graduation from the Ohio Eclectic Medical College, Cincinnati.  He began his practice in Mahoning County, Ohio, and in 1853 came to Steuben County, and lived in Angola four years, then moved to Scott Township, where he has since lived and built up an extensive and successful practice.  His residence is on section 17, and is one of the pleasantest in Scott Township.  Dr. Moore was married in Mahoning County, to Abigail Lee, who died in 1857, leaving five children -- Mrs. Sarah James. of Angola; Mrs. Mary Allen, of Fremont; Mrs. Eliza Lamareux, of Allegan County, Mich.; Duane, of Otsego Township, and Mrs. Harriet Hulwick, of Otsego Township.  In 1858 he married Kate Gushart, who died after six years of married life, leaving two children -- Mrs. Alpharetta Hutchins and Mrs. Cora Kilburn.  Jan. 1, 1867, he married Harriet Holdredge, who was born Feb. 7, 1837, daughter of Dudley and Abigail Holdredge, who came from Portage County, Ohio, to Steuben County in 1840.  To them have been born two children -- Dudley H. and Minneola.  The Doctor's sentiments are, universal mental liberty; the world is his country; to do good, his religion.



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