Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Shoreses in:
 • Hornbrook Cemetery
 • Hornbrook
 • Bradford County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
James Shores
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Feb., 1769
New Providence
Union County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1837
Bradford County
Pennsylvania, USA

Died age 68 yrs 1 mn


Pioneer & Patriot Families of Bradford County PA 1770-1800
Vol. I - Clement F. Heverly

James Shores, said to be a cousin of Samuel Shores came to Hornbrook about 1799. He was a blacksmith and is remembered going about the neighborhood with his kit of tools, as it was called in those days, "whipping the cat." He died March 5, 1837, aged 67 years. His wife, Elizabeth Hamilton, died October 18, 1853 in her 74th year. They had eight children:

Stephen, born February 14, 1801, married Diana, daughter of Richard Horton, died August 31, 1877 in Sheshequin.

Jonathan married Sarah Merithew and removed to Michigan where he died.

Silas H., born February 9, 1815, married Eve Ann, daughter of Jeremiah Kilmer, died June 1, 1883 in Sheshequin.

Elmer died September 25, 1847 in his 30th year unmarried.

Eliza, born December 31, 1807, married 1st Richard Horton, 2nd Abram Barner, died May 7, 1898.

Sally married William, son of Joshua Horton.

Nancy married William Ferguson and removed to Illinois.

Diantha married in Illinois 1st James Smith, 2nd a Mr. Bennefield.
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Hamilton Shores (1779 - 1853)*
  Stephen Shores (1801 - 1877)*
  Eliza Shores Barner (1807 - 1898)*
  Sarah Shores Horton (1810 - 1894)*
*Calculated relationship
Hornbrook Cemetery
Bradford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: LDR
Record added: Aug 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75468672
James Shores
Added by: LDR
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service