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  • ID: I27
  • Name: James More
  • Surname: More
  • Given Name: James
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1815 in Scotland
  • Death: 26 Dec 1870 in Lapeer Co., MI of Inflamation of Lungs
  • Burial: Thornville Cemetery, Lapeer Co., MI
  • _UID: 672F5199E50DDA48906AC767EDB2CD3E6670
  • _PRIMARY: Y
  • Note:
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    1860 MI Census - Lapeer Co., Lapeer P.O.
    96-94
    MORE, James, 40?, m, sheriff, b. Scotland
    Cynthia, 31, f, b. NY
    Frank, 9, m,, b. MI
    Levi, 3, m, b. MI
    Ward, 1, b. MI
    Hollenbeck?, Julia, 14, f, b. NY
    Charles Stafford, 25, m, laborer, b. PA (IN JAIL - Larceny - False Pretenses)
    Cyrus Moustly, 23, m, b. MI " "
    Elizabeth Stafford, 20, f, b. PA, " "

    An 1884 biographical sketch of James More in the Lapeer County History Book, states the follo wing: "James More, deceased, was born in Scotland in 1816 and came to America in 1841. He st opped in New York until 1851, when he came to Michigan and located in the town of Almont, rem aining there until 1853, when he removed to Metamora and settled on Section 1. In 1857 he wa s elected sheriff of Lapeer County and removed to Lapeer City and resided there until the exp iration of his term of office. He then returned to Metamora, making that his home until 186 5 when he moved to Thornville, where he resided until his death in 1870. He was married in 1 851 to Miss Cynthia Richmond, of New York, by whom he had six children." (Page 114)

    Lapeer County Index to Deaths (County Clerk's Office)
    December 26, 1870
    James More (M)
    Died: Metamora
    Cause: Inflamation of the Lungs
    b. Scotland
    Occupation: Farmer
    Date of Record: June 12, 1871
  • Change Date: 28 Jan 2013 at 17:30:34



    Father: William More b: Abt. 1770
    Mother: Margaret Norrie b: Abt. 26 Nov 1795 in Scotland

    Father: William More b: Abt. 1770
    Mother: Margaret Norrie b: Abt. 26 Nov 1795 in Scotland

    Marriage 1 Cynthia Richmond b: 22/24 Dec 1829 in Livingston Co., New York
    • Married: 1851 in NY
    Children
    1. Has Children John Frank More b: 21 Mar 1852 in Lapeer Co., MI
    2. Has Children James Levi More b: Sep 1856 in Lapeer Co., MI
    3. Has No Children Ward B. More b: 2 Sep 1858 in Lapeer Co., MI
    4. Has No Children Charles Austin More b: 25 Jun 1861 in Lapeer Co., MI
    5. Has Children Addie More b: 26 Jun 1864 in Lapeer Co., MI
    6. Has No Children Mary More b: 29 Dec 1866 in Lapeer Co., MI

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