George Poor

10 September 1780–1821 (Age 40)
Stratham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of George

When George Poor was born on 10 September 1780, in Stratham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Poor, was 28 and his mother, Sarah B Folsom, was 21. He married Ann Porter in 1818. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1821, at the age of 41.

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George Poor
Ann Porter
Marriage: 1818
John Folsom Poore
Charles Wilson / Poore/

Spouse and Children


    Ann Porter




    John Folsom Poore


    Charles Wilson / Poore/


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 8

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 14

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

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): variant of Power .2 Hungarian (Póor): status name from pór ‘peasant’, ‘lower class’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • George Poor, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • George Poor, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

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