John C. Moore

The Brunswick Call
January 15, 1901

Expired at Five O'Clock Sunday Afternoon After a Long Illness.

Mr. John C. Moore, who has been very ill for several days, breathed his last at five o'clock Sunday and was interred yesterday afternoon.

The deceased was one of our oldest and most highly respected citizens and his death, although expected, has caused general sorrow not only to his immediate family but to all who have known him.

Mr. Moore was one of Brunswick's pioneer citizens, having been born in this county seventy six years ago and he resided here all his life. In 1850 he married Miss Amanda Anderson and from this union five children were born. Mr. John E. Moore, Mrs. G.A. Ralston, Mrs. Edwin Tupper, Mrs. G.W. White and Mr. W.E. Moore, the four former live to mourn his loss but the latter died some years ago.

The deceased lived an honest, upright and honorable life, he was a fond father and devoted husband and dies without an enemy in the world. He was a brave Confederate soldier and served in the Fourth Georgia cavalry. After the cause of the South was lost, he returned to his home and has resided here since. Mr. Moore was at one time Receiver of Tax returns and served long and faithfully.

The funeral occurred from the St. Mark's Episcopal church at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon and nearly every pew in the church was occupied by sorrowing relatives and friends, the services of the Episcopal church were ably conducted by Rev. W.L. Reeney and the following were pall bearers, R.T. Clark, J.S. Wright, U. Dart, H.S. McCrary, W.R. Dart, William Nightengale. The interment was in Oak Grove cemetery.