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.
Can sibling rivalry persist beyond the grave? This real estate coincidence made me wonder …..
Sorrow & Suicide: Mary Jane Truby was the first-born child of wealthy farmer and landowner Simon Truby of Apollo PA. But her life seemed marked by heartbreak and tragedy.
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