Monday, May 5, 2008

Home & Family: Biography of a Great Lady - Mary Moore, Part 1

by Muriel Sluyter on Rocky Mountain Straight Talk
on the yourLDSneighborhood Newsstand, 5 May 2008

I should like to tell of Mary Moore - a real story about a real person - who lived in Virginia two centuries ago . . . James Moore, of Scottish descent and grandfather of Mary Moore, was born in Ireland. In about 1726, he and his brother Joseph sailed for America, settling in Pennsylvania.

Joseph died after approximately two years, leaving James to discover the wonders of America alone. In his loneliness, he met and married Jane Walker, a girl of Scottish descent, whose father had emigrated to Ireland, married, fathered seven children, and finally, brought his family to America. ~ Read More