Wright Fore Sr.

Brief Life History of Wright

Wright Fore Sr. was born on 22 November 1793, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. He married Mary Cynthia McFall on 26 April 1822, in Lawrence, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 15 May 1874, in Rankin, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Old Brandon Cemetery, Rankin, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wright Fore Sr.
1793–1874
Mary Cynthia McFall
1806–1845
Marriage: 26 April 1822
Margaret Lilly Fore
about 1825–
Emile Fore
1827–
John Fore
about 1830–
Wright Rufus Fore Jr.
1828–1850
Martha Elizaberh Fore
1829–1874
Jack D. Fore
1832–1852
Albert G. Fore
1834–
Martha Fore
1836–
Harriet Lindsay "Hattie" Fore
1837–1892
Ann Cynthia Fore
1839–1890

Sources (7)

  • Wright Fore, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Wright Fore, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Wright Fore, "United States War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910"

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Fahr or of its cognate Fohr (compare Fohrman ).

English: variant of Forrow, a topographic name from Middle English furgh, forgh, furow, forow ‘furrow; ploughed land; trench’ (Old English furh ‘furrow, narrow trench’).

Americanized form of French Faure ‘blacksmith’.

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

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