Thomas Shore

1 April 1819–7 August 1871 (Age 52)
Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Shore was born on 1 April 1819, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Shore, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Butterworth, was 29. He married Elizabeth Ashworth in 1837. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States for about 3 years and Nevada, United States in 1870. He died on 7 August 1871, in Genoa, Douglas, Nevada, United States, at the age of 52.

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Thomas Shore
Elizabeth Ashworth
Marriage: 1837
James Shore
Mary Ann Shore
Elizabeth Shore

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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 4
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 17
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English s(c)hore ‘shore, bank, coast, steep slope, cliff’ (Old English scora). The surname may be topographic for someone who lived near such a feature, or, in Lancashire and Yorkshire especially, habitational from a place so named, such as Shore in Rochdale (Lancashire) or Shore in Todmorden (Yorkshire). In southwestern England, the name is probably a variant of Score , which shares the same etymology.Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schor, Schorr or Szor, variants of Schauer .Americanized form of French Giard , reflecting the characteristic Canadian and American French rounding of the -ard ending. Compare Shor .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Thomas Shore, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Thomas in entry for Elizabeth Shore, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Thomas Shore, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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