168. Henry Albon5 Gorby (Thomas4, Job3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in Crail Hope, Green Co, KY. December 12, 1868. Henry died October 21, 1918 in Pierce, Green Co, KY., at 49 years of age.

She married Preston Buford Curry November 15, 1888. Preston was born May 11, 1861. Preston died January 4, 1919 at 57 years of age. (1936) For Preston Buford Curry the following incident shows his high ideals. A guest once asked why a certain two were not introduced while at a church gathering and he replied - "I never introduce anyone to a guest for whom I cannot stand personally responsible and the reputation of those two is not what it should be." (1936) Henry Albon Gorby spent her entire life in Green Co, KY. Both she and her husband Preston Buford Curry died while their oldest son was overseas during the World War. They are buried at Pierce, KY.

Both were earnest, devoted Christians of the Baptist faith, hospitable, courteous, gentle in both voice and manner, and loved dearly by everyone.

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Henry Albon Gorby and Preston Buford Curry had the following children:

child 757 i. Ethel Leo6 Curry was born in Pierce, Green Co, KY. August 14, 1889. Ethel died May 28, 1970 at 80 years of age. Her body was interred. Greensburg Cemetery, Greensburg, KY. (1936) Ethel Leo Curry taught in Green Co, KY for twelve years, was deputy county clerk for that county for ten years while her brother was clerk and at present is assistant postmaster at Greensburg, KY. When her parents were taken less than three months apart, Ethel was the one who became the helmsman, steering the family through the troubled waters of life, always on duty, always to be depended on, doing a splendid piece of work.

She is an earnest worker in the Baptist church, member of the Eastern Star, Chapter 232, Greensburg, KY, and a strong Democrat.

In sending in their family record she said it was complete, all but her husband, and he must have died in infancy as he had not shown up yet. He does not know how unfortunate he was.

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Children info: No children.

child + 758 ii. Annas Truman Curry was born November 30, 1893.

child + 759 iii. Sylvester Clay Curry was born March 13, 1896.

child + 760 iv. Lillard Gorby Curry was born February 9, 1900.

child + 761 v. Howard Shirley Curry was born February 28, 1902.

child + 762 vi. Eulah Maple Curry was born April 1, 1904.

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