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George Washington Fore
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1823
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1903
Young County
Texas, USA

son of Jesse and Nancy C. Fore

George Washington Fore was a twin to Catherine Fore.

George Washington Fore married Nancy Jane Hunt on 1 October 1848 at Pulaski County, Kentucky. The marriage bond for the marriage was signed by Josiah A. Baker, husband of George's twin sister, Nancy "Kate" [Fore] Baker.

In 1869, G.W. Fore's family moved to Parker county. His mother and twin sister, were already in the area. The couple lived in the Baker community, Parker County, Texas for a time.

George Fore moved to Young County before 1872 and purchased his first property in 1875. Young County records, Book F, page 143 show he patented land and his chain carriers were his son, John S. Fore and J.J. Johnson, a nephew. The land was adjacent to his son's land. He claimed 160 acres of land from the former Brazos Indian Reserve.

George Fore and his son donated land for a burial ground, school building and church building from their land.

George Fore married his second wife, Mrs. Jane Woods on 14 April 1878 at her home in the Gooseneck community. She had three children by her first husband, John Woods. These children were at the Fore Reunion of 1897 - Mrs. James S. "Mary E. [Clark]" Wood, Mrs. Clermond "Clara" J. Taylor, wife of James "Jim" P. Taylor, Mrs. Casander "Cassie" Weatherford, wife of William "Billie" C. Weatherford. Our Fore family records show that Jane and John Woods had six children at one time - Casander, Clermond, James, Alice, Luraner, Susan.

George Fore died at his home in the Gooseneck community of Young County, Texas.

Children born to George and Nancy Hunt Fore were:
Mary Catherine Fore
John Silas Fore
Harriett Saphonia Fore
Nancy Helen Fore
Hannah Lou Fore
William Marion Fore
Jesse R. Fore
Rachel M. Fore
Martha "Mattie" A. Fore

Affidavit of heirship records show George Washington Fore was married only two times.

All information provided by a great-great-granddaughter. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jesse R. Fore (1785 - 1872)
  Nancy Catherine Davis Four (1786 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Jane Hunt Fore (1829 - 1877)
 
 Children:
  Mary Catherine Fore Whittenburg (1849 - 1944)*
  John Silas Fore (1851 - 1931)*
  Harriet Saphronia Fore Hunt (1852 - 1935)*
  Nancy Helen Fore Johnson (1854 - 1942)*
  Hannah Lou Fore Morrison (1859 - 1933)*
  Rachel M Fore Blevins (1862 - 1939)*
  William Marion Fore (1862 - 1927)*
  Jesse R. Fore (1869 - 1916)*
 
 Sibling:
  Nancy Catherine Faure / Fore Baker (1822 - 1895)*
  George Washington Fore (1823 - 1903)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gooseneck Cemetery
Graham
Young County
Texas, USA
Plot:
 
Maintained by: Searchers of our Past
Originally Created by: Dana Ribble
Record added: Mar 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13513228
George Washington Fore
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George Washington Fore
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- Searchers of our Past
 Added: Aug. 25, 2012
Thank you for donating your land for this cemetery. Peace to you.
- Laurie
 Added: Oct. 25, 2009
 
 
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