"(III) Apollos, son of Joel Moore, was born about 1766-67. He was a soldier in the revolution in 1783 in Captain Ebenezer Smith's (Seventh) company. Colonel Michael Jackson's regiment (Eighth). He removed from Westfield, or Russell, near Springfield, Massachusetts, to Lowville, Lewis county, New York, prior to 1813. He was a carpenter and builder in Massachusetts, and he established a business as manufacturer of blinds, doors and sashes in New York, and in the course of time built up a large trade for that day. He was a Methodist in religion and a Whig and Republican in politics. He lived to the advanced age of eighty-two years. He married (first) Delina. He married (second) October 3, 1805, Philatta, daughter of Samuel Dean, born at Westfield, August 4, 1755, died April 8, 1790. Children of Apollos and Delina Moore: 1. Apollos. 2. Horace, born 1804, died June 1, 1844, drowned in the Connecticut river. Children of Apollos and Philatta Moore: 3. Mary, January 25, 1809; married, December 26, 1830, William Ward Nine. 4. Nelson, February 14, 1811; married (first) March 13, 1837, Sarah A. Martin; (second) October 5, 1842, Catharine Jones. 5. Morris D., January 18, 1813; mentioned below. 6. John Milton, January 1, 1815; married, September 7, 1843, Adeline C. Crane. 7. Franklin, November 18, 1818; married, April 6, 1847, Helen G. Johnson. 8. Francis (twin) November 18, 1818."