John Lahow Lore

1825–1906 (Age 80)
Dividing Creek, Downe Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States

The Life of John Lahow

When John Lahow Lore was born on 25 February 1825, in Dividing Creek, Downe Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, his father, Uriah Lore, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Glann, was 22. He married Rebecca L Sockwell on 18 June 1857, in Haleyville, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Downe Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States in 1880. He died on 25 January 1906, in Dragston, Downe Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Dividing Creek, Downe Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States.

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John Lahow Lore
Rebecca L Sockwell
Marriage: 18 June 1857
Sarah Sockwell Lore
Beulah W. Love
Henry S Lore
Lydia L. Lore
Corson Sockwell Lore
Roland Lore

Spouse & Children

18 June 1857
Haleyville, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Uriah Lore


  • Female1802–1877Female



  • Male1825–1906Male

  • Ruth Lore


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 8

The Camden & Amboy railroad was completed in 1833. It made transportation between New York City and Philadelphia possible within a 7-hour time-frame. This advancement led to dozens of other companies opening railroad lines during the 1800's.

Age 22

A battalion of volunteers from New Jersey assisted during the Mexican-American War. They were active from 1847 to 1848 and divided among four companies. The battalion assisted during the Battle of Contreras and the Battle of Churubusco.

Name Meaning

1 French (Loré): habitational name from Loré in Orne.2 Dutch (de Lore): metonymic occupational name for a rag merchant, from Middle Dutch lore, luere ‘rag’.3 Hungarian (Lőre): from a pet form of the personal name Lőrinc ( see Lorincz ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Lore, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Love in entry for Love, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • John Lore in entry for Lore, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"

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