Thanks, Jessica & Randy, for the idea for this post! Please go to Jessica’s Genejournal Blog and read How Many Times Have My Ancestors Been Married? to see what Jessica discovered or to Randy Seaver’s Genea-Musings Blog to read Who Has Been Married the Most Times?. After reading these posts, I thought that I would also write something along those lines.
In my AMORE line this is what I’ve discovered (unless otherwise noted the first marriage(s) ended in divorce):
Married FOUR times:
Beatrice Pearl Amore b. abt. 1910 d. Unknown to Frank Shambre, Henry McAfoose, Charles Vass & Donald Matthews
Georgia Anna Amore b. 1895 d. 1973 to Ottis Kazee, John A. Albert, Leroy Bennett & William Smith (died)
Married THREE times:
William Amore b. 1828 d. 1896 to: Frances Price, Charlotte Imons (my g-g-grandmother) & Elizabeth Spencer (first two wives died)
Thurman Lee Amore b. 1911 d. 1997 to Mary Ann Yeates (died), Wilma Stanley (div) & Mary Roederer (married when he died)
Everett Amore b. 1930 d. 1978 to E. Joan (Private), Delores (Private) & Shirley (Private)
Grover Cleveland Amore b. 1854 d. 1942 to Dollie Stone & Hannah Paugh
Jesse R. Amore b. 1898 d. 1964 to Alma Marie Vigus & Dora Jefferies Mills
Isaiah Henderson Amore b. 1876 d. 1977 to Lulu Mae St. Clair & Rose Vensil Wohlheter Kime
Clarence Wesley Amore b. 1893 d. 1972 to Nellie Frances Buchanan & Mary Traxler
Cephas Amore b. 1863 d. 1953 to Flora Euphrates Studor & Ada Prior (he survived both wives)
Pauline Elizabeth Amore b. 1915 d. 2005 to Smoots & Earl Van Cliffe Rusk (unknown on why first marriage ended)
Wesley Roy Amore b. 1907 d. 1973 to Alveretta Sharrock & Florence Whyde (both div.)
Sophie Amore b. 1918 d. 2003 to Roy Young & William Donley (died)
Mary Amore b. 1922 d. 2007 to Edward Grewell & Rodger Maple
Bervil Amore b. 1915 d. 1996 to Eva Swigert (died) & Ramona (Private) – survived him
Ralph W. Amore b. 1917 d. 1995 to Sarah Miller & Olive Grubb Birch
So it looks like Beatrice and Georgia have been married the most. I did not include those who are still living – although there are several cousins that have been married two – three times and one person I know who has been married four times (1 divorce and 2 deaths and one spouse still married to). What I did find were also several people who celebrated lengthy marriages – that I’ll save for another post. I will also go back and look at some of my other lines to see how many marriages as well as longest married and earliest divorce I can locate.
Thanks, Randy & Jessica, for the idea!