1854 was a rough year for Capt Truby of Gilpin Twp. His crops failed, his dad died, and his 3-year-old son lost his sight. But the Captain took in an orphan boy who helped him out.
Category: Farm History
Capt. Henry Truby House for Sale in Gilpin Twp
Can sibling rivalry persist beyond the grave? This real estate coincidence made me wonder …..
Simon Truby in the Books
Hunting for Hints in Regional Histories A Man of Many Hats Apollo’s Simon Truby (1806-1886) listed his occupation as Farmer in census records and historic
The Matching Houses, Wives, & Lives of Simon & Capt Henry Truby Don’t be surprised if the theme song from the Patty Duke Show gets
Apollo’s Thriving Farm & the U.S. Agricultural Census
If you happened to live in Apollo from 1859 to nearly the turn of the century, a thriving farm was practically a stone’s throw away