234. James Dolliver5 Gorby (William4, Eli3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in New Martinsville, VA. February 28, 1854. James died October 7, 1898 in Sherrard, WV., at 44 years of age.
He married Sarah Columbia Snodgrass in Wetzel Co, WV., August 31, 1876. Sarah was born in VA. May 31, 1856. Sarah died March 19, 1931 in Paonia, CO., at 74 years of age. Ref: CEN1880-8.16.99 - Age 24, born VA. (1936) James Dolliver Gorby was a farmer by trade and had the reputation of being able to shear more sheep in a day than any other man in his community. He got a lot of kick out of the old-time political parades that were common during every presidential election. He was active in church, big-hearted, and always ready to help a needy neighbor. His funeral was the largest country funeral ever witnessed in that part of the country.
Ref: BK20-7.23.99 - Child born Sept 28, 1891. No name listed. Ref: CEN1880-8.16.99 - Lived in Green Twp, Wetzel Co, WV as boarder with the family of William Hart. Age 27, occupation: works at sawmill.
James Dolliver Gorby and Sarah Columbia Snodgrass had the following children:
907 i. William6 Gorby was born in New Martinsville, WV. July 4, 1877. William died April 30, 1908 in Wheeling, WV., at 30 years of age. Ref: CEN1880-8.16.99 - Age 3, born WV.
908 ii. Lelia Maude Gorby was born in New Martinsville, WV. January 28, 1879. She married twice. She married Jackson Donald Mabry AFT. 1923. Jackson resided :. Louisville, KY.
She married John H Goetz February 23, 1908. John died January 26, 1924. Sibling info: Lived in Wheeling, WV.
Lelia resided :. In 1936, Pennsboro, WV. Ref: CEN1880-8.16.99 - Listed as 'Lula', age 1, born WV.
909 iii. Myrtle Gorby was born November 23, 1880. Myrtle died December 25, 1980 at 100 years of age.
910 iv. Columbus Gorby was born March 2, 1882. Columbus died BEF. 1886.
Sibling info: Twin of Columbia Gorby. Mortality info: Died in infancy.
911 v. Columbia Gorby was born March 2, 1882. Columbia died BEF. 1886.
Sibling info: Twin of Columbus Gorby. Mortality info: Died in infancy.
+ 912 vi. Franna Belle Gorby was born April 5, 1884.
+ 913 vii. Francis Latan Gorby was born March 9, 1887.
+ 914 viii. Ira Irwin Gorby was born November 23, 1889.
+ 915 ix. James Paul Gorby Sr was born September 23, 1892.
+ 916 x. Clifton Leslie Edwin Gorby was born July 22, 1894.
+ 917 xi. Theodosia Virginia Gorby was born July 4, 1896.
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