50. Alexander4 Gorby (Thomas Jeahue3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in Tyler Co, WV. ABT. 1837. Alexander died March 11, 1906 in McElroy Dist, Tyler Co, WV..

He married Harriett Roush in Pomeroy, Meigs Co, OH., May 21, 1861. Harriett was born ABT. 1843. Harriett died April 14, 1923.

Alexander's Military Service:. In 1861, Enlisted Hartford City, 13th Reg, C0 G, WV mustered out June 22, 1865. (1978) Served in the Civil War, only one of three brothers to survive. Enrolled at Hartford City, age 23 (on record), mustered into Co. G, 13th WV Vol Inf, Feb. 28, 1864, at Guyandotte, WV. Mustered out June 22, 1865, Wheeling. Occupation farmer, born in Mason Co, WV. As of December, 1997, his decendants still had not claimed a medal awarded him by the State of West Virginia for his service. Listed as born in 1843.

(1997) Meigs Co, OH records state he married Harriet Rousch on 11/14/1861. Justice of the Peace George Lee performed the ceremony. He is listed in this record as 'Alexander Gorley'. Book 2, Page 443, Record 348.

Book "Tyler Co, WV Deaths, 1897-1921" states: GORBY, Alexander ; date of death - March 11, 1906 ; place of death - McElroy Dist.; occupation - farmer; married; age at death - 66 yrs.- 8 mos.- 7 days; cause of death - paralysis of kidneys. This causes a birth date discrepancy with the Gorby Book as this date would be around June 4, 1839.

Ref: JC1 Ref: BLC1-1.10.99 - This source lists birth year as 1839. Ref: CEN1850-8.16.99 - Age 13, born VA.

Alexander Gorby and Harriett Roush had the following children:

child + 263 i. Morgan M5 Gorby was born ABT. 1868.

child + 264 ii. Emma Gorby.

child 265 iii. Lydia Gorby.

Mortality info: Died at age 2.

child 266 iv. Stanton Gorby.

Mortality info: Died at age 2.

child 267 v. Joseph Gorby was born ABT. 1869. Ref: JC1-8.21.99

Marriage info: Never married. Mortality info: Died at age 25.

child + 268 vi. Michael G Gorby was born October 8, 1862.

child + 269 vii. Joy Iva Gorby was born August 3, 1871.

child + 270 viii. Eva E Gorby was born April 1875.

child + 271 ix. George Washington Gorby was born May 1878.

child + 272 x. Laura Gorby was born January 1885.

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