John G. Moss, of West Union. Ohio, was born January 23, 1864. in Dover, Mason County. Ky. His father is Charles H. Moss, a native of West Virginia. His mother was Ellen D. Byant. His father removed to Kentucky in 1851, and his parents were married there, December 6, 1860. They resided there until our subject was fourteen years of age, when they removed to Ohio. He was educated in the common schools. He was married September 29, 1889, to Miss Sophia M. Woods, daughter of Dr. D. H. Woods. He has been engaged in business in West Union since 1890, first in dry goods, and since 1893, in the livery business. He is regarded as a good business man and well esteemed by all who know him. His wife conducts one of the most fashionable millinery emporiums in Adams County.


From "History of Adams County, Ohio from its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time" - by Nelson W. Evans and Emmons B. Stivers - West Union, Ohio - Published by E. B. Stivers - 1900