Asa W. Moore

ASA W. MOORE, of the firm of Moore & Daly, dealers in dry goods and general merchandise at Elkton, Tenn., is a son of David J. and Mary E. Moore, who were born in Virginia and North Carolina, respectively, and were married in 1828, in Alabama, and came to Tennessee the same year. Both parents died in l857. Our subject is the seventh of their twelve children, and his early education was obtained in the common schools of Giles County. He attended the Pettusville High School, in Alabama, two and a half years, and at the breaking out of the war enlisted in the Ninth Alabama Regiment, and served until the close of the war, participating in many of the principal battles. After, his return home he taught school until 1870, and at that time formed a partnership with A. D. Bull, and entered into his present business. Our subject has been successful as a businessman and is considered one of the estimable citizens of the county. December 23, 1868, he was married to Eva Bull, and by her is the father of six children: David, Ethel, Joseph, Eva, Tom and Nellie. Mr. Moore belongs to the F. & A. M., and is a Democrat in politics, and belongs to the Methodist Episcopal Church South.

From: Goodspeed's History of Giles County