Isabel Cleighorn Gorrie

1886–14 April 1971 (Age 85)
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Isabel Cleighorn

When Isabel Cleighorn Gorrie was born in 1886, in Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Gorrie, was 33 and her mother, Helen Jenkins, was 28. She had at least 3 daughters with Hugh Anderson Renny. She lived in Hanna, Carbon, Wyoming, United States in 1920 and Carbon, Wyoming, United States in 1930. She died on 14 April 1971, in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States.

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Hugh Anderson Renny
Isabel Cleighorn Gorrie
Helen Jenkins Renny
Margret Gorrie Renney
Beatrice Renney

Spouse and Children




    Margret Gorrie Renney


    Beatrice Renney


Parents and Siblings

    William Gorrie


    Helen Jenkins




    Mary Jenkins Gorrie




    Thomas Beveridge Gorrie


    James M. Gorrie


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 4

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McGorry .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Isabel Renny in household of Hugh Renny, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Isabelle Renney in household of Hugh Renney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bella C Gorrie in household of William N Gorrie, "United States Census, 1910"

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