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George Halsey GORE

Male 1817 - 1901  (84 years)


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  • Name George Halsey GORE 
    Born 15 Feb 1817  Preston, New London County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Sep 1901  Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) History of Elkhart County, Indiana, Chicago, IL: Chas. C. Chapman & Co., 1881, pp. 1106-1107:

      George Halsey Gore was born Feb. 15, 1817, in Preston, New London Co., Conn. At 5 years of age, the family moved to New York, where the subject of this notice attended the common school; at 12 he was apprenticed to the woolen-cloth manufacturing business, and served seven years. Losing his health, he learned the carpenter and joiner's trade, and continued in that business till 1850, when he moved his family to Lagrange county, Ind., where he was a millwright a few months; he then bought an interest in the foundry at Sturgis, Mich. He afterward made an engine and erected a steam saw-mill in Concord tp., this county. In 1859 he sold this mill, moved to Goshen, and was employed in the construction of threshing-machines two or three years. In 1863 he moved to Wakarusa, where he now resides. Oct. 29, 1840, he married Eleanor Kay, of Glasgow, Scotland, and they had 5 children: Harriet J., Charles H., (who married Martha Lincoln and had Cora and Charles E.), Mary J.; Caroline; and Emily, (who married Stephen Morris.) Mrs. G. died, and Mr. G. married Phoebe J. Mitchell, and by her had James F., John S. and Martha M. Mr. Gore's second wife died and he married, for his third wife, her cousin, Mrs. Mary A. (Morris) Mitchell, and by her had 2 children, Elmer E. and Lucy M. This last wife had 2 children living, Samuel J. and Wm. H. [Note by compiler: Mr. Gore's third wife was really Mrs. Mary A. (Mitchell) Morris, not Mrs. Mary A. (Morris) Mitchell.]

      (2) Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004:

      Name: Geo. H. Gore
      Date: 22 Sep 1901
      Location: Wakarusa
      Age: 84 Yr
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Source Location: County Health Office Goshen
      Source notes: The source of this record is the book H-20 on page 2 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.
    Person ID I33131  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Family 1 Eleanor KAY,   b. Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1840 
    Married 29 Oct 1840 
    Children 
     1. Emma GORE,   b. Jul 1846, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F14373  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Phoebe J. MITCHELL 
    Married 26 Nov 1855  Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F14374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Ann MITCHELL,   b. Abt 1823, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Jun 1900  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 17 May 1863  Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F14375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseonline], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005: Name: Geo. H. Gore Spouse Name: Phebe J. Mitchell Marriage Date: 26 Nov 1855 Marriage County: Elkhart.

    2. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseonline], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005: Name: Geo. H. Gore Spouse Name: Mary Morris Marriage Date: 17 May 1863 Marriage County: Elkhart.