Genevieve May Lamore

16 September 1872–25 March 1946 (Age 73)
Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States

The Life of Genevieve May

When Genevieve May Lamore was born on 16 September 1872, in Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States, her father, Joseph LaMore, was 52 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Diver, was 16. She married Harvey Daniel Barker on 1 August 1889, in Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Garfield Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 March 1946, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Daniel Barker
Genevieve May Lamore
Marriage: 1 August 1889
Leroy Barker
Laurence Barker
Luella M Barker
Benjamin Harrison Barker
Henry Barker
Harvey Daniel Barker Jr.
Beatrice Lena Barker
Wilbur Mitchell Barker
Raymond Barker

Spouse and Children

1 August 1889
Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph LaMore


    Nancy Elizabeth Diver




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 7

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 French (Lamoré): nickname for a lover or ladykiller, from amoré ‘beloved’, with the definite article l’.2 Irish: reduced and altered form of McLemore .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie M in household of Nellie E, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jennie Barker in household of Harvey H Barker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie Barker in household of Harvey Barker, "United States Census, 1920"

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