503. John Slathial6 Gorby (Jacob5, Samuel George4, Joseph3, Joseph2, Samuel1) was born in Salem Center, Meigs Co, OH. July 1, 1845. John died November 10, 1933 in Peru, Chatauqua Co, KS., at 88 years of age. His body was interred. Buried in Greenwood Cemetery, east edge of Sedan, KS.
He married Albina Medora Clark in Peru, Chatauqua Co, KS., August 24, 1874. Albina was born in IL. May 30, 1854. Albina was the daughter of Orrin J Clark and Jane Lee. Albina died October 8, 1916 in Peru, Chatauqua Co, KS., at 62 years of age. Her body was interred. Buried in Greenwood Cemetery, east edge of Sedan, KS. Ref: MPH1,BK08 (1936) John S Gorby served with Co I, 53rd Ohio Reg during the Civil War. He died at the home of his daughter - Ella (Gorby) Mitchell.
Ref: MPH1 Ref: BK07 - Was a Corporal in 53rd Ohio Reg.
Ref: BK08 - John S Gorby first settled in Chetopa, KS. He became ill there from water. Early in 1870 went to Peru and stayed with the Patrick Looby family west of town.
He was a farmer and carpenter. He owned 80 acres west of Peru, known as the Gorby farm. He helped build the Oakland schoolhouse. Worked on some of the buildings at the Indian Nation in Pawhuska, OK.
John Slathial Gorby and Albina Medora Clark had the following children:
1492 i. Ernest7 Gorby was born in Elk Falls, Elk Co, KS. October 30, 1876. Ernest died 1878 in KS., at 1 year of age. Ref: MPH1,BK09
Sibling info: Twin of Infant Gorby. Mortality info: Died at age two.
1493 ii. Infant Gorby was born in Elk Falls, Elk Co, KS. October 30, 1876. Infant died 1876 in KS., at less than one year of age. Ref: MPH1
Sibling info: Twin of Ernest Gorby.
1494 iii. Luella Gorby was born in Peru, Chatauqua Co, KS. July 20, 1878. Luella died October 27, 1957 in Peru, Chatauqua Co, KS., at 79 years of age. Her body was interred. Buried in Greenwod Cemetery, Sedan, Chatauqua Co, KS. She married Dave M Mitchell.
Dave was born February 23, 1882. Dave died December 25, 1961 at 79 years of age. Ref: BK08, BK09
Luella resided :. In 1936, Peru, KS. Ref: MPH1,BK09 - The 1936 Gorby Book had her incorrectly listed as "Ella".
+ 1495 iv. Edna E Gorby was born October 19, 1880.
+ 1496 v. Jesse Clayton Gorby was born July 19, 1883.
+ 1497 vi. Elsie May Gorby was born June 29, 1889.
1498 vii. Esther Gorby was born June 29, 1889. Esther died ABT. 1889. Ref: MPH1
Sibling info: Twin of Elsie May Gorby. Mortality info: Died in infancy.
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