The Evening Post, New York
Wednesday, September 8, 1886
MOORE. - Suddenly, on the 6th. inst., at Boston, Benjamin Moore, aged sixty-eight, son of the late Clement C. Moore. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services at Trinity Church, Sing Sing, on Thursday September 9th., on arrival of 2:30 p.m. train from Grand Central Depot. Trains return at 5:30 and 6:17 p.m.
Benjamin Moore lived at "Chelsea" which "is situated about a mile north of the station at Sing Sing, and just outside the village limits. The house, which is reached by a winding road, is built on the top of an embankment." "The structure is three stories high, exclusive of the attic under the high mansard roof, and contains nineteen rooms. The cellar is high, light and dry, and in it is a billard room, besides apartments for the servants." "There are on the estate many of the original rose bushes planted there by Benjamin Moore, who was recognized as an authority on all varieties of American flowers." According to an article published in the New York Herald on Saturday, April 1, 1899, this estate had been sold to Brayton Ives, a well known financier.
Mary Elizabeth Sing Moore
1820–1895 (m. 1842)