Nancy E. Shore

February 1857–1940 (Age 82)
Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States

The Life of Nancy E.

When Nancy E. Shore was born in February 1857, in Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States, her father, Solomon Shore, was 46 and her mother, Elizabeth Simpson, was 31. She lived in Woodbine Township, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Woodbine, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1940, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Shore
Elizabeth Simpson
Margaret Ann Shore
Charles W. Shore
John Frederick Shore
Susannah E. Shore
Samuel S. Shore
David M. Shore
Edward G. Shore
Nancy E. Shore
Catherine P. Shore
George Herman Shore

Parents and Siblings

    Solomon Shore


    Elizabeth Simpson




    Margaret Ann Shore


    John Frederick Shore


    Susannah E. Shore


    Samuel S. Shore


    David M. Shore


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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by the seashore, Middle English schore.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a bank or steep slope, Old English scora. There are minor places named with this word in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, and the surname may also be a habitational name from these.3 Americanized spelling of Ashkenazic Jewish S(c)hor(r) or Szor, variants of Schauer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Share in household of Soloman Share, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Shore in household of Soloman Shore, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Shore in household of Solomon Shore, "United States Census, 1880"

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