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SILAS MORE, pumping engineer for water station, Corry, was born in New Buffalo, Orleans Co., N.Y., January 24, 1831. He was reared on a farm, where he remained until his twenty-first year, when he went to Dunkirk, N.Y., obtaining the position of fireman on the N.Y. & E., now N.Y.L.E. & W.R.R., remaining three years; he then ran a switch engine for about five years; then for two years following he acted as engineer on the Allegheny River at Corden, Penn.; for three years more he was stationary engineer. Our subject served in the late war in the Eleventh Pennsylvania Battery three years. Mr. Moore came to Corry in 1865, to his present position. He was united in marriage, in 1867, to Anora Gunado, a native of New York City. This union has resulted in two children, viz., Mary and Anora, the former fifteen and the latter eleven years of age.