William Moore, of East Brandywine Twp, has in his possession a deed from Patrick Lockhart to his maternal grandfather, Andrew Elliott, for 107 acres, dated June 25, 1741, and the land thus conveyed is now part of his real estate.  He was born June 28, 1802, on the farm on which he now resides, and was the son of William Moore, who served 7 campaigns in the Rev. War, and was afterwards in the celebrated Whisky Rebellion, in this state, and who drew a pension for his services to his country in Continental times.  The subject of this sketch received the ordinary education afforded country boy in his youth.  He began driving cattle when about 17, and continued that business some 50 years in 13 different states.  He was engaged in driving, buying and settling cattle in the fall and horses in the spring.  So 8 hears ago he retired from the cattle trade, in which no man in the county had ever been more largely engaged.  He was married in Jan of 1829 to Lydia Michener, by which marriage 8 children were born; David Moore, Presbyterian clergyman, at McVeytown; Martha, married to Andrew E. Moore of Lancaster county; Letitia; Anna, married to Rev. John McColl, pastor of Brandywine congregation; and 3 deceased;  Lydia his wife died Feb 10, 1876.  He is a member of the Presbyterian Church, a liberal contributor of its support.  He is a Republican in politics, but has never been an aspirant for office.  The family is of English descent, and his mother's father, Andrew Elliott, over 100 years ago kept store on his farm, which is said to have been the only one within a distance of 15 miles.