Ezekiel Moores born in Jefferson County, Ohio, in 1805, came to Ashland County in 1850, and bought the farm on which he now lives, from the Webster heirs. He has held the office of supervisor and school director in the township from time to time, and although seventy-five years of age, is still able to superintend his farm. In politics he is a Republican, and is a highly respected citizen. August 6, 1829, he married Mary James, of Jefferson County, Ohio, who had ten children, and died October 4, 1864. In 1865 he married Ann E. Cordell.
The names of his children are: Sarah, who married Andrew Lybarger, Elizabeth, who married James H., Dunfee, deceased, Margaret, who married George M. ----, of Illinois, Mary Ann, and James, who are deceased; Effie, who married Webster Orum, of Illinois, now deceased; William, who was killed at Gettysburg, Ezekiel, who married Lydia Smith, Alfred, who married Minnie Smith, and John, who married Mary Lorentz.