755. Bernice Eleanor6 Gorby (Sylvestor Scott5, Thomas4, Job3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in Manchester, IN. March 25, 1886.

She married Charles William Mitchell November 30, 1905. Charles was born August 23, 1883. Sibling info: Lived in N Vernon. IN.

Bernice resided :. In 1936, 249 Parkview Ave, Indianapolis, IN. (1936) Bernice Eleanor Gorby moved with her parents to Franklin, IN when quite young, attending school and college there. After marriage, She and her husband moved immediately to E St Louis, IL, where they lived until 1923, all their children being born there. From there they moved to Indianapolis, IN.

She is a most active worker in her church - Baptist. in local mission work, Parent-Teacher Association, Americanization work, besides being a splendid home maker to her large family. She is vary charitable and is constantly working among the poor.

Bernice Eleanor Gorby and Charles William Mitchell had the following children:

child 1845 i. William LeRoy7 Mitchell was born in E St Louis, IL. December 20, 1906. He married Genevieve Wires. Genevieve was born May 21, 1914. Genevieve resided :. Indianapolis, IN.

William resided :. In 1936, 936 Ewing St, Indianapolis, IN.

William resided :. In 1997, New York City, NY. (1936) William LeRoy Mitchell is quite a wizard electrically, having quite a reputation along that line. Before Indianapolis had much of an airport, a plane, out of commission, landed there and the pilot could not get it started. A bystander remarked that he "bet that Mitchell boy could fix it." The pilot replied "Who is he? Go get him." LeRoy, a mere boy, climbed into the machine with fear and trembling, for he had never touched an airplane. But he swallowed the lump in his throat, touched this and that, examined here and there, only hoping that the thing would not start up with him in it. In a short time the engine roared, LeRoy got out and the pilot happily wended his way.

LeRoy and Genevieve are members of the Christian Church where they are very active workers in all phases of church work, she is superintendent of one department in Sunday School and LeRoy and Elder in the church.

Ref: RCM1-11.27.98

Children info: No children.

child 1846 ii. Charles Gorby Mitchell was born in E St Louis, IL. July 28, 1908. (1936) Charles Gorby Mitchell is a graduate of the School of Religion, Butler University, Indianapolis, and a licensed Baptist minister. His chosen line of work is work with boys, and mission and social service. He has a special aptitude for handling boys sadly in need of management, and that is what he enjoys.

Ref: RCM1-11.27.98 - Married, no children.

child 1847 iii. Alva May Mitchell was born in E St Louis, IL. May 6, 1913. Alva died 1993 at 80 years of age. She married Sonny Cecil Hendricks. Ref: RCM1-11.27.98 (1936) Alva May Mitchell is a high school graduate and continuing her work in music - piano. Active in all phases of church work, member of the choir and younger church organizations.

Ref: RCM1-11.27.98 - Two children, lived in Indiana.

child + 1848 iv. Bernice Louise Mitchell was born October 21, 1914.

child 1849 v. Howard Monroe Mitchell was born in E St Louis, IL. November 18, 1920. Ref: RCM1-11.27.98 - Married, wife's name not known.

Children info: Several children, names not listed here.

child + 1850 vi. Robert Nelson Mitchell was born May 13, 1923.

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