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Wade Hampton Moore

Born 1878 - Died 1952

Wade Hampton Moore was the son of George F. Moore (c.1846-after 1910) of Stafford County, Virginia.  He owned a general merchandise store on the southeastern corner of Shelton Shop Road (Route 648) and Mountain View Road (Route 627).  This intersection is still referred to by locals as “Moore’s Corner.”  After he sold his store, he moved across the road and sold fertilizer and other farm supplies from a small metal building there.  Wade H. Moore was buried at Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Herndon, Virginia.