Biography of William H. Moore

William H. Moore, a prominent farmer and fruit-grower of Anson, Somerset County, was born in this town, March 30, 1840. A son of Colonel Asa Wyman Moore, he represents one of the old families of the town. The grandfather, Major Joseph Moore, when but three years of age was brought by his parents to Somerset County from his birthplace, in the hills of New Hampshire. He was reared on a farm in Norridgewock, receiving such education as could be obtained in the district schools. In early manhood he served in the State militia as Major; and after his removal to …

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