Laura <I>Locoul</I> Gore

Laura Locoul Gore

Birth
St. James Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 8 Jun 1963 (aged 101)
Saint Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 93/94, Lot 595, Space 22
Memorial ID 27012898 · View Source
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TIMES-PICAYUNE 1963-06-11
Pg 2 Sect. 3 Col. 4

Mrs. Gore Dies at Age of 102

News was received here Monday of the recent death in St. Louis, Mo, of Mrs. Charles H. Gore, who was born on a plantation in St. James Parish and at one time resided in New Orleans.
Mrs. Gore, who had made her home in St. Louis since 1892, was 102 years old. On her 100th birthday she received a visit from Joseph Cardinal Ritter; who presented her with a silver Rosary.
She was born in 1851 [sic 1861] on the family plantation in St. James Parish, which was renamed "The Laura" for her. The former Laura Locoul, she was a maid in Carnival courts of 1883 and 1887. She was married to the late Charles H. Gore in 1892, following which she moved to St. Louis. Prior to this she made her home at 1017 Bourbon.
Survivors include two daughters, Miss Laura A. Gore and Miss Desiree L. Gore, with whom she made her home in St. Louis; a son, Charles H. Gore Jr. and a grandson.


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  • Created by: Nahm
  • Added: 23 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27012898
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Locoul Gore (24 Dec 1861–8 Jun 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27012898, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Nahm (contributor 46866330) .