Emaline Crocker

1806–1880 (Age 74)
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Emaline

When Emaline Crocker was born in 1806, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, William Crocker, was 53 and her mother, Ann Nancy Burk, was 46. She married James Gore about 1835, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and Calhoun, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1880, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

James Gore
Emaline Crocker
Marriage: about 1835
William M Gore
Alice Gore
Lewis Gore

Spouse and Children

about 1835
South Carolina, United States


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+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 13

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 20

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy, France, called Crèvecoeur (‘heartbreak’), from Old French creve(r) ‘to break or destroy’, ‘to die’ + ceur ‘heart’, a reference to the infertility and unproductiveness of the land.2 English: occupational name for a potter, Middle English crockere, an agent derivative of Middle English crock ‘pot’ (Old English croc(ca)).3 Americanized spelling of German Krocker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emeline Gore, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emaline Gore in household of Lawson Wylie, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emiline Gore in household of James Gore, "United States Census, 1850"

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