“Zachariah Moore died at Springfield, Friday evening, June 8, 1906, in his 59th year, having been born at Port Gibson, Mississippi, Jan 7, 1847. He came to the Pacific Coast with his parent around Cape Horn in 1849 and lived some of the time in Oregon and in California. “Zach” as he was called served awhile in the Navy and afterwards in the Army. His father was a one-armed man, a machinist and sawmill man, and in early times had a steam planning mill in Eugene near where the present grist mill stands. For a quarter of a century or more “Zach” has lived in Eugene and been a familiar figure around town, doing odd jobs, until recently he went up to Springfield. He was a bachelor and for many years “bached” in the city engine house on 11th street, taking care of the house for his lodgings. He leaves two brothers, Wm. W. Moore of Eugene and Richard A. Moore of S[p]okane.” Oregon State Journal (Eugene, OR), June 16, 1906, pg 5, col. 4.
1870 U.S. Census – Eugene Township
Richard Moore male 57 yrs born New Jersey, Permelia M Moore female 54 yrs born Mississippi, Richard Jr male 26 yrs Mississippi, Zachary male 22 yrs Mississippi, William male 16yrs Oregon.
Oregon Deaths & Burial 1903 – 1947
Z.T. Moore, died in Springfield Oregon, born 1847 in Mississippi, Father born in New Jersey, Mother P.M. Moore who was born in Mississippi.
Lane County Historian, Vol. VII, no.2, June 1963, pg 32.
See very informative article, “The Moore’s and Snodgrass’ of 1852, The Deckards of 1853″ by Willetta Moore Smith and Merle S Moore.