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Clore Hill Family Cemetery
Spotsylvania County
Virginia  USA

Cemetery notes and/or description:
This well maintained cemetery is at Hill Top located on the horseshoe bend of the Rapidan River in Spotsylvania. When the property was purchased in 1882 by James William Clore it was know as the Todd Tract and the site of Todd's Ford. Descendants of James William Clore still live here. All of his children, with the exception of Sarah Miller are buried here.

The former Trial Justice, Treasurer and Commissioner of Revenue, Irvin Chandler Clore is buried here as well as Susan Adaline Clore May who was the mother of Robert Lee May, the owner and founder of the A B and W Bus lines in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC.

The first burial was that of Frances Ellen Blankenbaker Clore, the relict of James William Clore. The Blankenbakers buried here are the descendants of her nephew, John Blankenbaker. There are four veterans of the War Between the States buried here also. The property located next to Hill Top is Three Oaks, the former estate of Irvin Chandler Clore. Located in sight of the cemetery is the Powell Cemetery at Powell Place, the family cemetery of Annie Levenia Powell Clore. She is the relict of James Lee Clore, who was the son of James William Clore. The Clore's and the Blankenbaker's came to Spotsylvania from Madison County in 1879. They are descendants of the German Settlers who camed from Germany in 1717 and first settled at Germanna and later Madison County, Virginia.

The grandparents, great grandparents, great great grandparents and third great grandparents of Kimberly Sue Lettner, the first female captain of the Virginia State Police are buried here. She is now chief of the Capitol Police, the oldest law enforcemet agency in this country, It dates to Jamestown.

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Clore Hill Family Cemetery
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