Elizabeth Gilmore was born on 10 August 1766, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. She married Samuel Vance on 22 February 1787, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 29 November 1842, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Clinton, Laurens, South Carolina, United States.
Scottish and Irish (Ulster and Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant (i.e. devotee) of (the Virgin) Mary’.
Irish: in Sligo, shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.
English: habitational name from Gillamoor in Rydale (North Yorkshire), from Old English Gedling (‘place called after Gētla’, from the Old English personal name Gētla + the connective particle -ing) + mōr ‘moor’.