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Cecil Thomas GoreMale 1895 - 1920  (25 years)


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  • Name Cecil Thomas Gore 
    Born 25 Jan 1895  Buchanan, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 May 1920  St. Joseph, Buchanan, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rushville, Buchanan, MO, Sugar Creek Cem. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4300  Swinney Line
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2001 

    Father Thomas I. Gore,   b. 11 Jul 1871, Rush Twp., Buchanan, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1942  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Flora Temple Bunten,   b. 28 Mar 1867,   d. 6 May 1900  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1888  Atchison, KS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • CHAN: NOTE 18:13
    Family ID F1613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Etta R.,   b. 1888, NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Dec 1915  St. Joseph, Buchanan, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • CHAN: NOTE 18:13
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2001 
    Family ID F2276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • !(St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, MO; Thursday, 6 May 1 9 20; p. 1) "Wound Inflicted By Wife May Be Fatal - Mrs. E tta Gore Fires Bulle t Into Abdomen Of Her Husband. - Quarr eled in Restaurant - After Shooting Cec il C. Gore, His Wif e Calls Up the Police and Says She is Awaiting Arrest-Gor e Ta ken to Hospital. - Cecil C. Gore, who conducts a resta urant and confectionar y at xxx is believed to have been fa tally shot by his wife, Etta, this afternoon . - The shooti ng took place in a small room adjoining the restaurant dini n g room and the bullet entered Gore's abdomen. Dr. W. W . Gray said it may be fata l and sent the patient to Enswor th Hospital. The woman, who confessed t o the shooting, wa s locked up at Central Police Station. - xxx - Gore is twen ty -seven years old and his wife is several years his senio r. xxx. - Charles Thoma s, a youth employed in the restaur ant, says the couple had been quarreling. H e was in the d ining room and heard one shot fired. Then Mrs. Gore emerge d fro m the adjoining room holding a revolver and proceede d to a clothing store next d oor. She called up the police , told them she had shot her husband, and said sh e was wai ting for them. - When (the police) reached the restaurant t hey foun d Gore writhing on a bed, but conscious. Mrs. Gor e was in the clothing store an d she was taken into custody . Gore was removed to the hospital in xxx's ambulan ce. " A follow-up article in the next days News-Press (copy to o poor to rea d accurately) says wife is not talking. Gor e says they were not arguing, sh e just appeared with a gu n and shot him. Cecil Gore died on the 13th. The follow i ng article appeared in the News-Press, p. 1 on the 14th. " Charged With Murder . - Wife of Cecil Gore, Who Died in Hos pital Last Night, Waives Hearing and G ives Bond. - Mrs. Et ta Gore, who shot her husband May 6th in their restauran t , xxx, was arraigned in Justice Wilson's court this morni ng, charged with firs t degree murder, following the deat h of the husband, Cecil Gore, at Enswort h Hospital last ni ght. xxx. - Cecil Gore was twenty-five years old. Besid e s his widow he is survived by his father, Thomas I. Gore , xxx N. 12th St.; tw o brothers, Clarence and Carl Gore, a nd two sisters, Minnie Ruby and Leta Gore , all of St. Jose ph. xxx. Burial will be in Sugar Creek Cemetery, near Rush vill e. xxx. Rushville is the former home of both Gore an d his wife. Mrs. Gore wa s a grass widow when she marrie d Gore, and her first husband is said to be highl y respect ed in the Rushville neighborhood."