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[This information is from Vol. II, pp. 825-826 of Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs, edited by Cuyler Reynolds (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 929.1 R45. Some of the formatting of the original, especially in lists of descendants, may have been altered slightly for ease of reading.]

The Moore ancestry of Dr. Charles H. Moore, of Albany, New York, traces to Levi Moore, who was a member of the Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, Meeting (Tuckerton) Society of Friends, according to the records of that meeting. (See Leah Blackman's Little Egg Harbor records). He may have been a member of the Oblong, Dutchess county, Meeting, later removing to New Jersey. He was a resident of Dutchess county, New York, where it is believed some of his children were born. He married and had issue.

(II) James, son of Levi Moore, was born June 2, 1774, it is thought, in Dutchess county, New York. He removed to Albany county, settled on a farm in the town of Berne, where he died April 17, 1813. He married Sibbel Hoag, born July 1, 1775, died about 1835, daughter of Abner and Lydia (Bowdy) Hoag. Abner Hoag was born March 7, 1746, resided in Dutchess county, New York, later at Stanton Hill, Greene county, New York. He married Lydia, daughter of Moses and Phoebe Bowdy. Abner Hoag was a son of Benjamin and Lydia (Jones) Hoag, and a grandson of Benjamin Hoag.

(III) Joseph, son of James and Sibbel (Hoag) Moore, was born February 1, 1801, died May 13, 1866. He was a farmer of Albany county, and lived in what is known as the village of Quaker Street. He married, about 1823, Harriet Williams, born June 6, 1803, at Stonington. Connecticut, died in the city of Albany, February 25, 1892. She was a descendant of the Connecticut family of Williams, tracing to Robert Williams, born in England, 1593, died in Massachusetts, September 1, 1693. He married Elizabeth Stratton, born 1594, died July 28, 1674. Isaac, son of Robert Williams, born September 1, 1633, died February 11, 1707; married 1660, Martha Park. John, son of Isaac Williams, born August 31, 1667, died November 5, 1702; married, January 24, 1687, Martha Wheeler. Colonel John, son of John Williams, born October 31, 1692, died December 30, 1761; married, February 19, 1711, Desire Denison, who died August 13, 1737. William, son of Colonel John Williams, born May 1, 1716, died July 27, 1801; married, February 15, 1738, Martha Wheeler. John, son of William Williams, born December 23, 1744; married, September 29, 1765, Keturah Randall, born September 2, 1748, They lived at Stonington, Connecticut. Randall, son of John Williams, was born October 28, 1781; married in Stonington, Connecticut, Mary Prentice, and settled at Charlestown Four Corners, New York. Harriet, daughter of Randall and Mary (Prentice) Williams, married Joseph Moore and had issue.

(IV) Dr. Levi (2) Moore, son of Joseph and Harriet (Williams) Moore, was born in the village of Quaker Street, Albany county, New York, January 28, 1827, died in Albany, New York, June 30, 1880. He was well educated and prepared for the practice of medicine at Albany Medical College, where he received his degree, M.D., in 1851. He was continuously in the practice of his profession in Albany from that date until his death. He was a well-known, skillful physician; president of the Albany County Medical Society, and a member of the State Medical Society. During the civil war he rendered valuable aid in caring for sick and wounded soldiers confined in hospitals and barracks. He married, March, 1855, Georgenia, born January 26, 1832, died March 26, 1861, daughter of Adam (2) Todd, of Albany, born October 4, 1799, died January 5, 1854; married, August 21, 1823, Charlotte Andrews, born January 31, 1806, died February 24, 1884, daughter of Thomas and Mary (Leonard) Andrews, of Taunton, Massachusetts. Adam (2) was a son of Adam (1) Todd, born in Scotland in 1756, died in Albany, New York, February 26, 1806. He married Jane Horde, born in 1764, died December 24, 1846. Adam (2) Todd was a prominent contractor and citizen of Albany, and among the buildings of public interest he erected is Geological Hall, Albany.

(V) Dr. Charles Henry Moore, son of Dr. Levi (2) and Georgenia (Todd) Moore, was born in Albany, New York, December 7, 1857. He was educated in the intermediate and high schools of Albany, and the Boys' Academy. He early began the study of medicine, first reading with his father, later with Drs. William H. and Theodore P. Bailey. He was graduated M.D., Albany Medical College, 1887. In 1888-89 he took post-graduate courses at the New York Polyclinic, and in the Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital. Returning to Albany he at once began practice in conjunction with Dr. Cyrus S. Merrill, with whom he is still associated. Dr. Moore makes a specialty of diseases of the eye and ear. He is attending ophthalmic and aural surgeon at the Child's Hospital, Albany, and assistant in the same branches at the Albany Hospital; also lecturer on diseases of the eye and ear at Albany Medical College. He was secretary of the Albany County Medical Society, 1897-98, and is a member of the New York State Medical Society.

In 1892 he married Emma A., daughter of Walter Gaige, of Albany, a descendant of Thomas Gaige, born in England, coming from Yarmouth to America prior to 1676. He married, in 1648, Joanna Knight, who died between June 30, and July 17, 1695. They had three sons, John, William and Henry, who were killed in Indian battle, March 26, 1676. William, grandson of Thomas Gaige, the emigrant, died July 6, 1753; a son of one of the brothers previously mentioned. He married, in 1723, at Freedom, Massachusetts, Hannah Davis, a school teacher at Freedom, daughter of William and Mary Davis. Joseph, son of William and Mary (Davis) Gaige, was born at Freedom, Massachusetts, May 14, 1734, died at Duanesburg, Schenectady county, New York, May 23, 1811. He married, at Dartmouth, Massachusetts, September 13, 1756, Mary Huddlestone, born May 13, 1738, died January 27, 1814. Benjamin, son of Joseph and Mary (Huddlestone) Gaige, was born at Nine Partners, Dutchess county, New York, April 19, 1762, died at Duanesburg, New York, December 1, 1831. He married Deliverance, born June 26, 1759, died March 21, 1838, daughter of Ebenezer and Miriam Hoag. Isaac B., son of Benjamin and Deliverance (Hoag) Gaige, was born September 17, 1794, died May 2, 1869; married, February, 1816, Joanna Lason, born July 30, 1799, died August 27, 1833. They lived in Duanesburg, New York. Walter, son of Isaac B. and Joanna (Lason) Gaige, was born January 16, 1818, died November 14, 1889. He was a resident of Albany; married, March 11, 1856, Mary Jane, born October 23, 1828, died July 14, 1878, daughter of Henry Henion, a farmer of Knox, Albany county, New York, born June 23, 1778, died May 31, 1898; married, August 25, 1825, Elizabeth, born January 28, 1802, died January 13, 1886, daughter of Andrew Nichols. Emma A., daughter of Walter and Mary Jane (Henion) Gaige, was born July, 1864; married, October 5, 1892, Dr. Charles Henry Moore. Children:

  1. Walter Gaige Moore, born August 9, 1895, died August 29, 1896.
  2. Grace Adaline Moore, born April 16, 1898.

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