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  • Ada Belle Moses (1874 - 1961)
  • Agnes Nancy Wilson (1680 - 1729)
  • Agnes Hoge (b. - bef.1798)
    James Hoge 1706-1795 married (1st) Agnes Crawford; m (2nd) Nancy Griffith. They were progenitors of the Southwest Virginia Hoges. see source.
  • Pvt. Alexander Lorenzo Gilmore (1828 - 1863)
    Birth: Nov. 10, 1828 Death: Feb. 12, 18631850 Washington Co CensusJohn Gilmore M 68 North Carolina Cloe Gilmore F 60 North Carolina Alexander Gilmore M 21 Georgia Adaline Gilmore F 21 GeorgiaFamily l...
  • Alice Fenton (1857 - 1934)
    Immigration • 15 July 1876 Auckland, New Zealand Alice Gilmore (18) sailed as a single woman aboard the ship 'Bebington' according to ship records. Accompanied by Bridget Breen (later to become Mrs...

About the Gilmore surname

Gilmore Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant of (the Virgin) Mary’.

Irish: in Armagh, reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhura ‘servant of St. Mura (of Fahan, Donegal)’ or, in Sligo, of Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

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