565. John Edward6 Gorby (William D5, Samuel George4, Joseph3, Joseph2, Samuel1) was born in Salem Twp, Meigs Co, OH. June 6, 1854. John died 1910 in Kent Co, MI., at 56 years of age. His body was interred. Buried at Chubbuck Cemetery, Kent Co, MI.
He married Marybell Grapes in Meigs Co, OH., April 5, 1881. Marybell was born July 10, 1861. Marybell died April 5, 1936 at 74 years of age. Her body was interred. Buried at Chubbuck Cemetery, Kent Co, MI. Ref: CB1-3.13.98 - From the Personal Memories of Ralph Eugene Grant: Marybell Grapes is a descendant of Capt. James Merrill, who commanded the first ship built in Marietta, OH. He was the first to sail from Marietta down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers then across the Gulf and up to New York City.
Also acccording to the Personal Memories document, Marybelle Grapes is related to Ulysses S Grant, and may be a descendent of his father's half-brother Peter Grant. The US Grant family has denied this connection. Ref: CB1-3.13.98, SGN1-3.13.98 - John Edward Gorby appeared in the 1936 Gorby Book as 'John Edwin Gorby'. Ref: JML1-8.16.99 - Gives year of marriage as 1882.
John Edward Gorby and Marybell Grapes had the following children:
+ 1598 i. William Earl7 Gorby was born May 17, 1883.
1599 ii. James Pearl Gorby was born in Rutland Twp, Meigs Co, OH. March 18, 1885. James died September 11, 1965 at 80 years of age. His body was interred. Buried at Chubbuck Cemetery, Kent Co, MI. He married Jennie Eva Weesinhoff. Ref: CB1-12.31.98 Ref: CB1-12.31.98 Ref: JML1-8.16.99
1600 iii. Verce Mary Gorby was born in MI. March 29, 1890. Verce died September 22, 1971 at 81 years of age. Her body was interred. Buried at Chubbuck Cemetery, Kent Co, MI. She married Arthur J Owen April 30, 1923. Ref: CB1-12.31.98 Ref: CB1-12.31.98 Ref: JML1-8.16.99
1601 iv. Mary Erma Gorby was born March 5, 1892. Mary died February 18, 1955 at 62 years of age. She married Fred Walters September 17, 1912. Ref: CB1-12.31.98 Ref: CB1-12.31.98
1602 v. Olon Elsworth Gorby was born February 18, 1894. Olon died August 21, 1974 at 80 years of age. He married Dililah Boyd July 23, 1932. Dililah was born October 17, 1904. Dililah died October 1968 at 63 years of age. Ref: CB1-12.31.98 Ref: SSDI-12.31.98 - This source spells name 'Delilah'. Ref: CB1-12.31.98
+ 1603 vi. John Elgin Gorby was born August 5, 1897.
+ 1604 vii. Ray Albert Gorby was born January 4, 1901.
1605 viii. Hazen Devere Gorby was born July 2, 1907. Hazen died July 22, 1968 at 61 years of age. He married Wilma Laverne Oldham February 4, 1929. Ref: CB1-12.31.98 Ref: CB1-12.31.98
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