355. Mary Martha5 Gorby (Vincent Parsons4, Ebenezer3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in Marshall Co, WV, near Bowman Ridge M E Church. ABT. 1849.
She married Samuel Bigger. Samuel was born 1838. Samuel was the son of William Bigger and Sarah Hedges Dunlap. Ref: WHD1 Sibling info: 4th of eight children. (1936) Mary Martha Gorby married Samuel Bigger, a teacher, while living in Jefferson Co, OH, and later Mr Bigger taught at Jerusalem, Monroe Co, OH, then they moved to Tuscarawas Co, two miles west of Urichsville, thence to Smithfield, where he established a fire insurance business, after having taught school 42 years. Both Mr and Mrs Bigger are buried in the cemetery at Smithfield, OH.
Mary Martha Gorby and Samuel Bigger had the following children:
1245 i. Jennie Clokey6 Bigger was born in Jerusalem, Monroe Co, OH.. (1936) Jennie Clokey Bigger is now a retired teacher living in Smithfield, OH. She began her teaching in Nebraska, near Nelson, where her aunt, Celia A Gorby, was teaching, then back to Ohio where she taught 41 years, 34 years having been spent in the Smithfield schools. It is from her that most of the data concerning Vinvent Parsons Gorby's descendants has been obtained.
+ 1246 ii. Nannie Ethelbert Bigger.
1247 iii. Samuel Clair Bigger. He married Ida Mae Lewis.
Samuel resided :. In 1936, Smithfield, OH. (1936) Samuel Bigger Jr taught school for a few years and since then he has been successful in carrying on the fire insurance business his father established in Smithfield, OH.
Children info: No children.
+ 1248 iv. Elizabeth Bonar Bigger.
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