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 The [[moore_family|Moores]] were a prominent family in [[Boone County]]. The [[https://​www.kentonlibrary.org/​kcpl/​genealogy/​maps/​Atlas%20of%20Boone,​%20Kenton%20and%20Campbell%20Counties%201883/​files/​assets/​basic-html/​index.html#​1|1883 altas]] shows that Major John H. Moore, Mary's father, had property in the [[Bullittsville]] precinct nearby the [[Ohio River]], as well as the residence of William Henry Harrison, the grandson of the former president by the same name. The [[moore_family|Moores]] were a prominent family in [[Boone County]]. The [[https://​www.kentonlibrary.org/​kcpl/​genealogy/​maps/​Atlas%20of%20Boone,​%20Kenton%20and%20Campbell%20Counties%201883/​files/​assets/​basic-html/​index.html#​1|1883 altas]] shows that Major John H. Moore, Mary's father, had property in the [[Bullittsville]] precinct nearby the [[Ohio River]], as well as the residence of William Henry Harrison, the grandson of the former president by the same name.
  
-Prior to Tuesday, October 3rd, [[1876]], when the attack on Mary's life occurred, the Moores and Harrisons had a good relationship. The newspapers report that, Harrison'​s wife, Elvira Rogers, was the niece of John Moore'​s wife, Emily Rogers. Sadly, Elvira died in [[1875]], and she was buried in the [[https://​www.findagrave.com/​cemetery/​75181/moore-cemetery|Brown Cemetery]] in Boone County. Her death could have strained the relationship between the two families, but it certainly affected her husband deeply.+Prior to Tuesday, October 3rd, [[1876]], when the attack on Mary's life occurred, the Moores and Harrisons had a good relationship. The newspapers report that, Harrison'​s wife, Elvira Rogers, was the niece of John Moore'​s wife, Emily Rogers. Sadly, Elvira died in [[1875]], and she was buried in the [[https://​www.findagrave.com/​cemetery/​73190/brown-cemetery|Brown Cemetery]] in Boone County. Her death could have strained the relationship between the two families, but it certainly affected her husband deeply.
  
 The //​Cincinnati Enquirer// and //Der Deutsche Correspondent//,​ a German newspaper based in Baltimore, MD, report that Harrison allegedly saw apparitions of his wife's tombstone in the days leading up to the incident. This, in addition to financial troubles, might have contributed to his violent behavior that evening in 1876. The //​Cincinnati Enquirer// and //Der Deutsche Correspondent//,​ a German newspaper based in Baltimore, MD, report that Harrison allegedly saw apparitions of his wife's tombstone in the days leading up to the incident. This, in addition to financial troubles, might have contributed to his violent behavior that evening in 1876.
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