12. Hannah Etta3 Gorby (Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in Rostraver Twp, Westmoreland Co, PA. 1782. Hannah died January 3, 1868 in Marshall Co, WV., at 85 years of age.
She married Henry P Parsons in Probably Greene Co, PA., ABT. 1809. Henry was born in Greene Co, PA. July 6, 1785. Henry was the son of Vincent Parsons, Sr and Mariam Garretson. Henry died August 17, 1853 in Marshall Co, WV., at 68 years of age. His body was interred. Buried at Fredonia Ch Cemetery, Rine Ridge, Marshall Co, WV.
Henry's occupation:. Farmer. Ref: LCF1 - The family moved from Greene Co, PA to Fish Creek, Ohio Co, WV about 1830 to what is now Marshall Co, WV. Friend W Parsons (1868-1941) stated that the Parsons antecedents settled first on the eastern shore of Maryland the came West working across the National Turnpike. This source has a conflicting Date of Birth 09-16-1784.
Ref TLG1 - GEDCOM file of Claude Burton (1936) Hanna (Gorby) Parsons was born in 1782, probably in Rostraver Twp, Westmoreland Co, PA, as her father is listed as a taxpayer in that county in 1783. Hanna and Henry Parsons lived on Fish Creek, Marshall Co, WV, and are buried in a cemetery on a ridge about three miles from the mouth of Fish Creek (Fredonia Ch Cemetery, Rine Ridge, Marshall Co, WV). Stones bearing dates mark their graves.
Three of Hanna (Gorby) Parson's great-granddaughters married three of her brother Job Gorby's great-grandsons, through Hannah (Gorby) Mason: Robert Spencer Lee McKimmie m. Isadore Parsons, Webster McKimmie m. Henrietta Parsons and John McKimmie m. Margaret Jane Parsons.
One of her grandsons married one of her sister Faithful (Gorby) Clark's granddaughters: Seth Parsons m. Jane (Jennie/Virginia) Clark.
The Parsons-Yoho, Parsons-Rine and Parsons-Gatts combinations in this family about equals the Gorby-Wade combination in the family of Jesse Gorby, Hannah (Gorby) Parsons' brother.
Rumor says that through a family named Ball, the Parsons and Gorbys are related to George Washington.
Middle name added, Ref: LCF1
Hannah Etta Gorby and Henry P Parsons had the following children:
55 i. Henry4 Parsons. He married Jane Yoho.
56 ii. John Parsons.
+ 57 iii. Jeahue Parsons was born May 17, 1811.
+ 58 iv. Joseph Parsons was born February 8, 1813.
+ 59 v. Jesse Parsons was born February 18, 1814.
+ 60 vi. Thomas Parsons was born 1816.
+ 61 vii. Dorcas Parsons was born 1818.
+ 62 viii. Elizabeth Parsons was born 1824.
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