895. George Ira6 Gorby (Jesse K5, William4, Eli3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born September 30, 1880. George died April 19, 1972 at 91 years of age.

He married Norma E Suter in Hannibal, Monroe Co, OH., November 26, 1903. Norma was born in OH. January 17, 1880. Norma died December 29, 1971 at 91 years of age. (1978) Charles Thomas Gorby, George Ira Gorby and Kersey Jesse Gorby, were known in the vicinity of New Martinsville, WV as "Gorby Brothers" (grocery). See Charles Thomas Gorby for more information on this endeavor.

In 1918, George Ira Gorby moved to Pasadena, CA, and by 1922 had established his own independent business, the Chester-villa Grocery and Market, which he operated until his retirement around 1960, at age 80.

George was actively connected with the Holliston Ave Methodist Episcopal Church, president of the Brotherhood, and trustee and chairman of the Finance Committee. He was known as one of Pasadena's most respected Citizens. He also loved to garden.

Last residence zip was 91106, Pasedena, Los Angeles Co, CA.


George Ira Gorby and Norma E Suter had the following children:

child + 2142 i. Melba Mae7 Gorby was born March 21, 1907.

child + 2143 ii. Nile B Gorby was born September 10, 1909.

child + 2144 iii. Richard Lee Gorby was born July 28, 1914.

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