186. Levi Hunter5 Gorby (David4, Job3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in Noble Co, OH. March 1, 1850. Levi died May 15, 1903 in Greene Co, PA., at 53 years of age.
He married Mary J Steele ABT. 1871. Mary was born March 18, 1850. Mary was the daughter of Thomas Steele and Mary Richmond. Mary died February 1919 at 68 years of age. (1936) Levi Hunter Gorby attended Mount Union College, Alliance, OH, taught school several years and was a part time preacher in the Methodist and United Brethren churches. He was a powerful and convincing speaker. He was engaged for many years in the lumber business, owning and operating several sawmills, and owned and operated a lumber yard in Pittsburgh. In later life he lived on a fruit farm in Greene Co, PA where he died.
About 1871 he married Mary J Steele. She, too, is a great-grandchild of John Richmond through his son Joseph.
Levi Hunter Gorby and Mary J Steele had the following children:
+ 801 i. Wilbert Richmond6 Gorby was born July 1872.
+ 802 ii. Annie Lee Gorby was born July 1876.
803 iii. Thomas David Gorby was born December 27, 1880. He married Mary Elizabeth Baily 1911. Mary resided :. Cincinnati, OH.
Thomas resided :. In 1936, Wiles and Price St, Morgantown, WV. (1936) Thomas David Gorby taught school for several years, completed Civil Engineering course at WV University in 1909, played basketball, football and baseball on WV U teams, and was captain of the baseball team in 1909. He taught mathematics and was athletic director at Tyler Co high school 1909 to 1913. 1913 to 1917 he was in the automobile business in Middlebourne, WV, then moved to Wheeling where he operated the Gorby Motor Corporation until 1925. In 1926 he went to Florida where he engaged in real estate and contracting until 1931.
In 1931 he re-entered WC University, College of Education, receiving degree of Bachelor of Education, then MA in 1936. He has taught mathematics and physics in the Morgantown, WV high school for the last five years.
+ 804 iv. Harry L Gorby was born March 18, 1884.
+ 805 v. William Blaine Gorby was born December 28, 1888.
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