11. Thomas Jeahue3 Gorby (Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in Chester Co, PA. 1779. Thomas died 1856 in Tyler Co, WV., at 77 years of age.
He married twice. He married Catherine Parsons. Catherine was born 1780. Catherine was the daughter of Vincent Parsons, Sr and Mariam Garretson. Ref TLG1 - GEDCOM file of Claude Burton has name as Catherine .
He married Nancy West. Nancy was born in Monongalia Co., VA. ABT. 1813. Nancy is the daughter of Thomas West and Eleanor Stephens. Incorrectly listed in the Gorby Book as Elizabeth West.
Ref: BLC1 Ref: CEN1850 - 8.16.99 - Living in Tyler Co, VA, age 36, born VA. Page 328a. Thomas Jeahue Gorby is not listed with the family. (1936) Thomas Jeahue Gorby was born in 1779 or 1780, probably in Chester, Co, PA as his father was not listed as a taxpayer in Westmoreland Co until 1783, moving there from Chester Co. The date of moving is not known.
He married first ? Parsons, possibly a sister of Henry Parsons, who married Jeahue's sister Hannah, and Prudence Parsons who married Ebenezer, his brother. Second he married Elizabeth West. They lived on Walnut Fork of Indian Creek, Tyler Co, WV. Jeahue was one of the pioneers of that region. He was a landowner, and also owed and operated a water mill. He died in 1856, in Tyler Co, WV and is buried at Booker Run.
He sent three sons to fight for the Union. John and Sarge being killed at the battle of Bull Run, Alexander alone returning after four years of service. The war records list all three as being sons of Elizabeth "Nancy" West.
(1997) It is possible that Thomas Jeahue Gorby and the Jeahue Gorby who married Nancy West are not the same persons. Ref: BLC1 states that Jeahue Gorby was born about 1800, Washington Co, PA. It is also possible then that Elizabeth West and Nancy West are two different individuals as well. If Thomas Jeahue Gorby did marry Nancy West then he would have been 34 years older than she.
Thomas Jeahue Gorby and Nancy West had the following children:
+ 48 i. Sargeant4 Gorby was born ABT. 1840.
+ 49 ii. Sarah Gorby was born ABT. 1836.
+ 50 iii. Alexander Gorby was born ABT. 1837.
+ 51 iv. Thomas Gorby was born 1829.
+ 52 v. John Gorby was born August 29, 1831.
53 vi. Andrew Gorby was born 1833. Ref: BLC1-1.10.99 Ref: CEN1850-8.16.99 - Age 17, born VA.
Marriage info: Never married. Mortality info: Died performing acrobatics.
+ 54 vii. Morgan Gorby was born 1835.
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