The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Creating Fiction from History: 11/9/2022

 

November 9, 2022

Photo courtesy JEFFERSON VALLEY MUSEUM

Sir Robert Moore was born of Scottish ancestry to John and Mary Moore on the official centennial of the birth of this great nation. The family farm was halfway between Lansing and Waukon, on the outskirts of what would soon become the unincorporated community known as Church. John and Mary were heavily involved in the founding of this little community.

Born on the fourth of July, at 3:04 in the morning, Robert was a difficult child from day one. First of all, he presented breach and emerged from his mother's womb looking like a Smurf. Of course, back then, no one knew even knew what a Smu...



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