Hiram Shorey

6 March 1786–23 February 1870 (Age 83)
Berwick, York, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Hiram

Hiram Shorey was born on 6 March 1786, in Berwick, York, Maine, United States as the son of John Shorey and Mary Kilgore. He married Rebecca Chadbourn on 4 February 1815, in Berwick, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 February 1870, in Litchfield, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Litchfield, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Hiram Shorey
Rebecca Chadbourn
Marriage: 4 February 1815
Jacob Shorey
Mary Shorey
Hannah Shorey
John Shorey
Hiram Chadburn Shorey
Nancy Shorey
Oliver Chadbourn Shorey
Edward Shorey
Martha Shorey

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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
Age 1
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
Age 9
Historical Boundaries: 1795: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States 1799: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States
Age 22
Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on an island lying close to shore, from Middle English schore ‘shore’ + eye ‘island’.

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

Sources (25)

  • Hiram Shorey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hiram Shorey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hiram Shory Esquire, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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