753. Orrin Lee6 Gorby (Sylvestor Scott5, Thomas4, Job3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in Manchester, IN. September 20, 1881. Orrin died August 5, 1950 at 68 years of age.
He married twice. He married Sadie Walton. Sadie was born November 13, 1889. Sibling info: Lived in Horse Cave, KY. He married Blanche (Jalageas) Bennett. Blanche was born November 29, 1889. Blanche died August 30, 1968 at 78 years of age. Blanche resided :. E St Louis, IL. (1936) Apparently Blanche Bennett's maiden name was Jalageas.
Orrin resided :. In 1936, Rte 7, Glasgow, KY. (1936) Orrin Lee Gorby has worked with railroad companies, sold real estate, managed oil fields, and farmed, but he missed his calling in all of these, for he is one of the best story tellers one would wish to hear and should have been on the lecture circuit. He is genial and full of fun and most popular with all his friends and acquaintances. He has been school director for a number of years, is a member of the Christian Church, the Masonic Order and is a Democrat.
All of Orrin Gorby and Blanche Jalageas Bennett Gorby's children were born in East St Louis, IL and all are now living near Glasgow, KY, still in school except James who is employed in a factory in Glasgow.
Orrin Lee Gorby and Sadie Walton had the following child:
1837 i. Ada Louise7 Gorby was born in Horse Cave, KY. May 30, 1905. She married ? Walkup. (1936) Ada Louise (Gorby) Walkup received her education in the Akron schools and University. She is an exceptionally good dancer and has done much dancing for local entertainments and charities, and is very active in the work of "The Little Theatre" in Akron. She is also a gifted writer of both prose and poetry, for magazines and local papers, maintaining a space of her own on one of Akron's daily papers for several years.
Orrin Lee Gorby and Blanche (Jalageas) Bennett had the following children:
1838 ii. James Bennet was born April 18, 1910. James died January 18, 1988 at 77 years of age. He married Wanda ? June 10, 1955. Wanda died August 5, 1982. Ref: RCM1-11.27.98 - Wanda had two children by a previous marriage, Gary and Sharon. They were adopted by James Bennett. They live in CA.
James's occupation:. In 1936, Employed in a factory in Glasgow, KY. Ref: RCM1-11.27.98
+ 1839 iii. Adeline Lucille Gorby was born June 23, 1915.
1840 iv. Thomas Edgar Gorby was born in East St Louis, IL. December 6, 1916. Thomas died March 18, 1992 in Barren Co, KY., at 75 years of age. Ref: SSDI
(1997) From the KY Online Death Certificate project: Volume 11, Certificate 05248, Deathvol 92.
Ref: RCM1-11.27.98 - Lived in Glasgow, KY.
+ 1841 v. Sylvester Lee Gorby was born September 21, 1919.
1842 vi. George Arthur Gorby was born in East St Louis, IL. September 14, 1921. Ref: RCM1-11.27.98 - Never married. Resided Glasgow, KY.
1843 vii. Alice Eleanor Gorby was born in East St Louis, IL. September 27, 1922. Ref: RCM1-11.27.98 - Never married. Resided Glasgow, KY.
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