1927: David E. Moore, Pioneer Passes

From the Redwood City Standard, 1927

David Eugene Moore, trusted employee at the county court house and member of one of the oldest pioneer families of the coastside, passed away at his home, 157 Jackson Street…Mr. Moore was born in Pescadero 69 years ago, his parents being among the earliest settlers on the coastside, where they followed farming and ranching for many years.

Mrs. Mary S. Moore, the widow, was also a member of a pioneer family of Pescadero, her name before her marriage being Miss Mary Hayward. She is a sister of Mrs. Walter Ray of this city and the late Clarence D. Hayward of this city. Two children survive. They are Harry E. Moore and Mrs. Maude Witherley.

Mr. Moore also leaves three brothers, Eli and William Moore of Pescadero and Joseph Moore of Soquel, and one sister, Mrs. Charles Steele of Pescadero.

The family moved to Redwood City a number of years ago and Mr. Moore was connected for some time with the Fox-McNulty Lumber Co. on Washington Street, before being employed at the court house. Internment at Pescadero….

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