Friday, June 6, 2014

Walter J. Gorey

Walter J. Gorey, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Gorey, was born in Ohio in 1867. In the 1880 U.S. Census, he was age 13, and residing with his parents and brother and sister in Huron, Erie County, Ohio. Records at Erie County Probate Court indicate that Walter J. Gorey, of Huron, Ohio,  married Anna Schipley, of Ceylon, Ohio, on December 1, 1892. After being married less than one year, Walter J. Gorey passed away from pneumonia on June 6, 1893. Walter J. Gorey was buried at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. An inscription on the front of Walter's tombstone reads:


An obituary for Walter J. Gorey appeared in the June 7, 1893 issue of the Sandusky Register.

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