Andrew Barry Moore

SOURCE: W. Stuart Harris "Heritage of Perry County"

p174 - "Son of Capt. Charles Moore, Andrew Barry Moore was born 7 March 1807, Spartanburg District, SC. He came to Perry Co. in 1826... and became a teacher for 2 years, before studying law.

"He married Mary Ann Goree, daut/of a wealthy Perry Co. planter, James L. Goree."

p175 - "...first elected to AL House in 1839. Nominated for Governor in 1857."

p 222 -- 25 May 1865-August 1865 - arrested [Gov. A.B. Moore] and held under guard at Ft. Pulaski GA. Was released because of failing health. He returned to Marion, where he continued the practice of law until his death on 5 Apr 1873.
[end Harris quotes]

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