I find this all so intensly interesting! I do envy your access to all of those wonderful books! (I, my selve am an old history lover. And a reader of telephonebooks! LOL) 'My' Samuel House Moore, had a son, Peter S. Moore who also had a household in the 1850 Vinton Co. 1850 with his wife Cynthia.Samuels wife was Hannah SHERMAN, an immigrant from Germany, (per the 1850 Census info)The info you gave me today, I do thank you for.I have a few addt'l leads to follow.Are there any good online resources that you can direct me to?I am way out here in the Nevada desert.