Birth Name: Edward William Shore
Date of Birth: November 25, 1902
Place of Birth: Fort Qu’Appelle, Northwest Territories, Canada
Date of Death: March 16, 1985
Place of Death: Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
*Austrian, German (mother)
Eddie Shore was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was a defenseman, who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Boston Bruins.
Eddie was the son of Katrina/Katherine and Thomas John Shore.
Eddie’s paternal grandfather was Robert Shore (the son of Robert Shore and Margaret Mary Toole). Eddie’s grandfather Robert’s parents were born in Kilkenny, Ireland. Eddie’s great-grandfather Robert was the son of Robert Shore and Judith Flewelling. Margaret was the daughter of Michael Toole and Catherine Nallon.
Eddie’s paternal grandmother was named Mary Jane McQuade (the daughter of Thomas McQuade and Ann).
Eddie’s maternal grandfather was Adam Spanier (the son of Guilhelmus Wilhelm Spanier and Magdalena Moos). Guilhelmus was born in Austria, the son of German parents, Valentine Spanier and Maria Wolfe. Magdalena was born in Austria, the daughter of Ukrainian-born father, Antonius Moos, likely of German descent, and of Austrian-born mother, Catharina Magdalena Kurz.
Eddie’s maternal grandmother was Catharina Mangold (the daughter of Jacobus Mangold and Magdalena Weidel). Jacobus was born in Austria, the son of Joannes Mangold and Christina Hann. Magdalena was born in Austria, the daughter of Joannes Weidel and Margaretha Vener.
Source: Genealogy of Eddie Shore (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com