Edward Van Der Moore, now engaged in dairying and general farming near Sheboygan Falls, is a native of Holland and the only one of a family of ten children to try his fortunes in the new world. He was born June 26, 1865, a son of James and Jennie (Hisse) Van Der Moore. The mother died in 'her native country in 1904. The father still survives and is a resident of Holland.
Edward Van Der Moore was educated in the schools of Holland and remained at home until May 2, 1901, when he left his native country for America. He settled first in Sheboygan where he worked as a laborer for five years and then removed to a farm near Sheboygan Falls which he cultivated and improved ore is engaged in general agricultural pursuits but makes a specialty of his dairy to which he gives his supervision.
On December 2, 1889, Edward Van Der Moore was married in Holland, to Miss Jennie Van Der Wale, and they are the parents of three children: James, who is now married and lives in Sheboygan Falls; and Anton and Anna, now living with their parents on the home farm. Edward Van Der Moore is a practical farmer and has a thorough knowledge of the details of his occupation. He brings to the cultivation of his land a broad intelligence and an expert knowledge, and his abundant harvests and his prosperous dairy are ample evidences of his success.
Information gathered and adapted from History of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, Past and Present
Carl Zillier, Editor
Pubished by The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1912, Chicago, IL