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William Holden Gore  Jr.

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William Holden Gore Sr.
3/27/1753 - 10/30/1828


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William Holden Gore Jr.
2/7/1783 - 1/29/1853
William Holden Gore, Jr., was born on February 7, 1783 somewhere in North Carolina and died on January 29, 1853 in Little River, Horry Co., South Carolina. He lived to be 70 years old.

According to the book -"The Holly-Graham Families And Their Descendants From The Seventeenth Century" by Beulah Holly Henderson. - The Gore Family originally came from Onslow County, North Carolina. Three brothers - William (1752), James and Jonathan (of Irish descent) - just before the American Revolution.

William married Dorcas Ann Conner
Mary Ann
Dorcas Ann
James Marion Monroe
Census8/7/1820 NC (Columbus County) 37 yrs old 
page 4, # 14 -William Gore - two Males - Under 10, one Males - 26 thru 44, two Females - 10 thru 15, one Females - 16 thru 25, one Females - 26 thru 44, Slaves - one Males - Under 14, Slaves -one Males - 45 and over, Slaves -three Females - Under 14, Slaves -one Females - 14 thru 25, Slaves -one Females - 26 thru 44, Slaves -one Females - 45 and over, Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture 1 
Other2/1/1825 Yauhannah, All Saints Parish NC (Georgetown County) 42 yrs old 
Georgetown District Tax List - William Gore - 3139 acres and 29 slaves 
Other5/30/1825 SC (Horry County) 42 yrs old 
(listed in the will of his father)Will of William Gore from the Horry County Wills Book "A", p. 52. The Will was written 30 May 1825, and recorded 16 December 1828.  
Other1/4/1854 SC (Columbus County) 1 yrs after death 
Will of William Holden Gore -Book S, pg 625 -627

Listed in the will - James Beach and wife Rebecca, Henry J. Long and wife Mary, David Register and wife Dorcas, James High and wife Eliza, Dugald F. Reaves and wife Frances, William J. Stanley and wife Helen, John Mears and wife Sarah, Jeremiah M. Benson and wife Anna Jane, William E. Gore, James M.M. Gore, Pinkney Gore, Calvin C. Gore and Asa F. Gore. 

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2 1785 The power loom was invented by Cartwright to produce cloth.
10 1793 The cotton gin was invented by Whitney.
16 1799 The Rosetta Stone was discovered
17 1800 The first battery was invented by Volta
24 1807 The first steamboat was invented by Fulton
31 1814 The first locomotive engine was created by Stephenson
47 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
56 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
61 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
70 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
17 1800 NEWS HEADLINES: Seat of U.S. government moves from Philadelphia to Washington DC
28 1811 NEWS HEADLINES: Tecumseh's emerging Indian Confederacy is defeated at the Battle of Tippecanoe in Ohio. Afterwards, Tecumseh and his brother travel from their Shawnee homes in the north to recruit and unify the southern Indians.
29 1812 NEWS HEADLINES: War of 1812 begins and will continue for until 1814. Some call it the Second War of Independence because the US fights Great Britain to a stalemate, Americas independence was assured.
45 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
51 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
6 1789 The capitol of North Carolina moves from New Bern to Raleigh and North Carolina becomes the 12th state of the United States of America.
47 1830 The U.S. Government begins forcing Cherokee Indians from their homes in what becomes known as the Trail of Tears. Many Cherokee hide in the mountains of North Carolina and surrounding states.
5 1788 South Carolina joins the United States of America. State government is moved from Charleston to Columbia two years later.
47 1830 South Carolina becomes the first state to secede from the Union, setting the stage for the creation of the Confederacy.
4 1787 Constitution of the United States is signed
10 1793 Alexander McGillivray, the head of the Creek Indian Nation, dies. A restlessness begins to grow among the Indians in what is now Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida as town chiefs via for the vacant leadership role.
11 1794 The United States establishes the Navy
15 1798 Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
20 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France (who secured it from Spain) gives the US a huge new territory and the port of New Orleans.
21 1804 The Seminole warrior later known as Osceola is born near Tuskegee, AL.
22 1805 Federal Road project begins after the Creek Indians give the U.S. permission to develop a “horse path” through their nation that will provide better mail delivery between Washington City (DC) and New Orleans. Soon settlers are traveling and settling along this path to settle the southern frontier.
23 1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in 1804, ends. News of the rich lands to the west begins to spread.
28 1811 By 1811 the new "Federal Road" (which started as a horse path) is filled with a steady flow of white settlers into Creek Indian Territories. The Spanish begin to fan hostile sentiments among the Indians.
37 1820 The Act of April 24, 1820 abolished the land purchase credit system, fixed the price of public lands at $1.25 per acre, and set the minimum purchase at 80 acres. After a person purchased land, a final certificate was issued by the land office and sent to Washington DC to be verified and signed by the President -- a time consuming process. Public lands were most typically available through US treaties with Indians who agreed to be removed from their homelands.
47 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
52 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
54 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
57 1840 Oregon Trail is established
59 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
4 1787 Catherine the Great leads Russia into war with Turkey
5 1788 Russia begins war with Sweden
6 1789 French feudal system is abolished with the Declaration of Rights of Man. Outbreak of hostilities in France with the fall of the Bastille on July 14; Revolution in Austrian Netherlands declares independence as Belgium
9 1792 French Revolutionary Wars begin and the French royal family is imprisoned the following year
10 1793 Marie Antoinette is executed; Fugitive Slave Act passed; Roman Catholic faith is banned in France; France declares war on Britain and Holland.
12 1795 White Terror and bread riots in Paris
13 1796 Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
14 1797 Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa
50 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

Dorcas Conner
Born about 1785 and died about 1850
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The Children of William Holden Gore Jr.

Mary Ann Gore
Born somewhere in North Carolina on September 4, 1803 and died in Georgetown County, South Carolina about 1875. She was 71 years old.

  1. William C. (1829)
  2. Dorcas (1832)
  3. Henry (1836),
  4. John (1837),
  5. Margaret (3/1840),
  6. Joseph "Joe" (1844),
  7. Mary (1845), ...
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