467. Levi6 Gorby (Jacob5, Jonathon4, Joseph3, Joseph2, Samuel1) was born in Hancock Co, OH. November 19, 1856. Levi died September 5, 1936 in Hancock Co, OH., at 79 years of age.
He married twice. He married Flora Powell in Hancock Co, OH., January 10, 1878. Flora was born in OH. 1861. Flora died 1889 in Hancock Co, OH., at 28 years of age. Ref: CEN1880 - Listed as age 17.
He married Celesta Jane Bond January 14, 1891. Celesta was born in OH. October 1863. Ref: CEN1900 (1936) Levi Gorby has always followed farming as his occupation, and is still intensely interested in his stock and fine looking fields of splendid crops. He thoroughly enjoys showing his friends and guests over his well kept farm.
He has always been deeply interested in all community affairs and schools, is a regular attendant and supporter of his church, the M.E. church, and Sunday School. He served as township trustee and treasurer for many years. He has always stood for the right and is thoroughly respected and loved by all who know him.
He and his second wife Celestia Jane (Bond) Gorby live on their farm home near McComb, OH, and their lovely home is open wide at all times to their friends and relatives. They are both kindly, genial, hospitable, and lovable, and a most gracious host and hostess.
He organized the Gorby Association there in memory of his father, which meets on the Thursday nearest August 9, Jacob Gorby's birthday. Levi Gorby is most loyal to the Gorby clan and was president of their association for a number of years.
Ref: CEN1880 - Living in Blanchard Twp, Hancock Co, OH. Also lists daughter Etta, age 1 month. Ref: CEN1910 - Also listed as living with Levi Gorby's family is granddaughter Ruby Gorrell. Ref: ODC1 - This source lists Date of Death as September 05, 1936. Ref: ARG1-1.1.99 - This source states Date of Death as November 05, 1936.
Levi Gorby and Flora Powell had the following children:
+ 1430 i. Cora7 Gorby.
+ 1431 ii. Estella Gorby was born August 1883.
1432 iii. Viola Ruth Gorby was born 1886. Viola died 1890 at 4 years of age.
Levi Gorby and Celesta Jane Bond had the following children:
1433 iv. Erma Gorby was born August 1892. Ref: CEN1900
Mortality info: Died in young womanhood.
+ 1434 v. Earl D Gorby was born April 13, 1896.
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