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I have been researching the Gorby Family since 1995.
Joseph Gorby Gen III is now a SAR approved Patriot

Joseph Gorby Gen III is now a SAR approved Patriot

After many years of effort, I am happy to announce that on August 9, 2017 the Sons of the American Revolution approved the genealogy I submitted back in February, and on August 23, 2017 Joseph Gorby Gen III, husband of Hannah Stilley, was Registered as a Patriot of the American Revolution. What does this mean? Simply that descendants of Joseph who can provide documentation that traces their lineage back to him are now eligible to join the SAR. Prior to…

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Mary Elizabeth Horn, wife of Lewis M. Gorby

Mary Elizabeth Horn, wife of Lewis M. Gorby

I have to admit that I have always had a great interest in Lewis M. Gorby, the only “true” Gorby Confederate during the Civil War. ¬†Especially after learning he didn’t actually die during the War. But we have never known who his wife Mary Elizabeth Horn (1826-1896) was. ¬†Since she and Lewis were married in 1847, she never showed up by name on any pre-wedding census. But now, we are happy to tell you that we now know who her…

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