neck succeeded him in the grocery business.
Next south of Mr. Moore's property was a dwelling house occupied by the family of Mrs. Daniel Symmes, and by William Butters, known as Hokum Butters, who worked at teaming with his oxen.
George W. Symmes carried on his father's blacksmith business in a shop next to the house.
There was a pump between Mr. Moore's house and the Symmes' house, which, with two others, furnished all the water used by families living between the river and South and Swan streets.
The next nearest sources of water supply were the town pump in the square and the one in the hotel yard.
Water for washing was often brought from the Middlesex Canal and from the distillery.
On the corner of South and Main streets was the Watts Turner place.
He was the grandfather of the Tufts family who occupied it in 1850. Two sisters, Miss Hannah and Miss Emily Tufts, their brothers, Benjamin, Turner, and Richard, and Benjamin's children comprised the family.