John Lore

1755–1815 (Age 60)
Dividing Creek, Downe Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States

The Life of John

When John Lore was born on 23 January 1755, in Dividing Creek, Downe Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, his father, Ephraim Lore, was 28 and his mother, Anna Dubois, was 17. He had at least 1 son with Dorcas. He died on 7 February 1815, in Buckshutem, Commercial Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Millville, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States.

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John Lore
John Lore

Spouse & Children

  • Male1755–1815Male

  • Dorcas




  • John Lore


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1755–1815Male

  • Jonathan Lore


  • Ephraim Lore


  • Ann Lore


  • Lydia Lore


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World Events (6)


Age 20

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 31

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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 (1)

  • John Lore, "Find A Grave Index"

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