Israel Clore

1840–24 October 1881 (Age 41)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Israel

When Israel Clore was born in 1840, in Indiana, United States, his father, Uriel Clore, was 26 and his mother, Dorothy Ann Cosby, was 20. He married Margaret A. Stonebraker on 29 November 1862, in Parke, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Howard Township, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Brown Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 24 October 1881, in Wallace, Jackson Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Wallace, Jackson Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Israel Clore
Margaret A. Stonebraker
Marriage: 29 November 1862
William Clore
Fannie Clore
Charles Enoch Clore
Albert Clore
Ida Jane Clore
Edna Florence Clore

Spouse and Children

29 November 1862
Parke, Indiana, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Uriel Clore


    Dorothy Ann Cosby






    Nancy Clore


    Winfield Scott Clore


    Berryman Clore


+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 1

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 16

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Klor (from a short form of the medieval personal name Hilarius ( see Hillary ) or Klar ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Isreal Close, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Israel Clove in household of Uriah Clove, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Israel Clore in household of Rial Clore, "United States Census, 1850"

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