Martha E Gore

1847–1872 (Age 25)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha E

When Martha E Gore was born in 1847, in Virginia, United States, her father, Greenville B. Gore, was 24 and her mother, Francis Stultz, was 22. She married Alva Graves Brown on 12 October 1865, in Buchanan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Rush Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. She died in 1872, in Platte, Missouri, United States, at the age of 25.

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Martha E Gore
Alva Graves Brown
Marriage: 12 October 1865
George Lucas Brown
David Greenville Brown
Elizabeth Francis Brown
Mary Catherine Brown

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12 October 1865
Buchanan, Missouri, United States


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World Events (7)

1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 0

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

Age 13

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 14

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Kent and Wiltshire, named Gore, from Old English gāra ‘triangular piece of land’ (a derivative of gār ‘spear’, with reference to the triangular shape of a spearhead).2 French: nickname for a gluttonous and idle individual, from Old French gore ‘sow’ (of allegedly imitative origin, reflecting the grunting of the animal).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha E Brown in household of Alva G Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matha E Goare in household of Green Goare, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha E Gore in household of Green B Gore, "United States Census, 1860"

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