874. John Mack6 Gorby (Marion5, John Ryan4, Eli3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born March 3, 1886. John died September 28, 1936 in Wetzel Co, WV., at 50 years of age. His body was interred. Buried at Jolliffe Cemetery, Wetzel Co, WV.
He married Alzina Liggett. Alzina was born in Wileyville, WV. March 13, 1891. Alzina died January 1968 in Athens, Athens, OH., at 76 years of age. (1978) Could be spelled Alzina Liggett. Has date of death September 28, 1936 but it is unclear if it is for her or him.
Ref: DCG1 2.23.98 - name corrected to Alzina from Alcinda. Alzina may have been born in Athens, OH. 1936 Date of Death in 1978 Gorby Book was for John. After the death for her husband, Alzina (Liggett) Gorby moved her family to Athens, OH where her sister lived. Together they ran a boarding house. (1978) Has date of death September 28, 1936 but it is unclear if it is for her or him.
Ref: DCG1 2.23.98 - 1936 Date of Death in 1978 Gorby Book was for John Mack. John Mack Gorby and his family lived on his father Marion Gorby's farm until his death. He was considered an expert teamster. A neighbor's house had burnt down and John Mack was helping by using his tean to snake logs out of the forest to take to the sawmill so a new house could be built. As his horses were dragging a log down a slope, John Mack got tangled in some underbrush. The log began rolling downhill and rolled over him, crushing him beneath. He was taken to the hospital where he died at 10pm that evening. His son Darrel recalled the principal of his school, John Gorby, drove Darrel to the hospital that day to see John Mack.
John Mack Gorby and Alzina Liggett had the following children:
+ 2053 i. Nolda Marie7 Gorby was born ABT. 1916.
+ 2054 ii. Burhl Clifton Gorby.
2055 iii. Harry Vincent Gorby was born April 19, 1911. Harry died June 1981 at 70 years of age. His body was interred. Buried at Moore Cemetery, Wetzel Co, WV. He married Margaret Dulaney.
Margaret was born 1910. Margaret died August 1997 in Wileyville, WV., at 87 years of age. Her body was interred. Buried at Moore Cemetery, Wetzel Co, WV. Ref: DCG1 2.23.98
Harry resided :. In 1936, Wileyville, WV. Last residence zip was 26186. Ref: SSDI Ref: DCG1 2.23.98
+ 2056 iv. Darrell Clinton Gorby was born April 19, 1921.
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