Gordy Genealogy
1625 - 2011
386 Years
In Memory of Moses Gordy B: 1830
KIA at Wilderness, VA - May 5, 1864

Trench at Wilderness Battlefield
Trench at Wilderness, VA


Great Grandfather: Mack Lee Gordy, Sr. B: Sep 21, 1917 D: Jun 12, 1992

Mack Lee Gordy Sr Birth Certificate
Mack Lee Gordy, Sr. - Birth Certificate

Mack L. Gordy Seniorís middle name came from his grandfather on his motherís side. Cicero Lee Pierce was the father of Ollie Elizabeth Pierce Gordy, Mack Seniorís mother.
Mack L. Gordy, Sr. was 14 years old when his mother, Ollie, died. Ollie died of cancer and it is reported that the treatment she took was a glass of ox blood every day until she died. There was a farmer that brought the blood to the house every morning.

Mack Lee Gordy, Sr.
Mack L. Gordy, Sr.
7th Grade
1930

Mack L. Gordy, Sr. Promotion Certificate
Mack L. Gordy, Sr.
Promotion Certificate
May 13, 1930

Mack Lee Gordy, Sr.
Mack L. Gordy, Sr.
1411 King Street
High Point, NC

Bess
Faithful "Bess"
1411 King Street
High Point, NC
1923

Mary Beulah Goins Gordy
Mary Beulah Goins Gordy
Daughter of Thomas Elwood Goins
B: Feb 10, 1915 D: Aug 7, 2008

Mary Beulah Goins Gordy
Mary Beulah Goins Gordy
Engagement Announcement
1938

Mack Lee Gordy, Sr.
Mack L. Gordy, Sr
B: Sep 21, 1917 D: Jun 12, 1992
Grandson of Mack Daniel Gordy
1938

High Point, NC Newspaper Article
Goins-Gordy Marriage Solemnized October 15 Announced Here Today
Of interest to a wide circle of friends is the marriage of Miss Mary Beulah Goins to Mack Lee Gordy, both of High Point which was soleminized Saturday, October 15, at the south Main Street parsonage. The Rev. N. C. Williams officiated and the only attendants were Miss Doris Lee Wright and Junior Stutts.
The bride wore royal blue velvet with wine accessories and her flowers were pink rosebuds in a shoulder corsage. She is the youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs. T. E. Goins of 1502 King Street. Mr Gordy is the son of Paul H. Gordy and the late Mrs. Ollie Gordy. Both he and his bride were educated in the city schools, from which he graduated in '34. He is now connected with the Thomasville Chair Company.
The couple left after the ceremony for a wedding trip to Asheville and other points west and will make their home here with the bride's parents.

Mack & Beulah in Portsmouth, VA
Mack L. Gordy, Sr. & Mary Beulah Goins Gordy
Portsmouth, VA
Jan 31, 1941

Cradock Home
22 Elliott Street in Cradock Gardens
Portsmouth, VA
Mack & Beulah Purchased on Jul 9, 1941

Mack L. Gordy, Sr. worked at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va from 1941 to the end of the war in 1945.

Hospital Bill
Mack L. Gordy, Jr.
Hospital Bill
1942 Cost: $47.45

Mack Sr., Beulah & Mack Jr.
Mack L. Gordy, Sr.
Mary Beulah Goins Gordy
Mack L. Gordy, Jr.
Mother's Day 1944

Ration Stamps - May 5, 1942
Ration Stamps of
Mack L. Gordy, Sr.
May 5, 1942

Gas Ration Stamps
1945 Gas Ration Stamps of
Mack L. Gordy Sr for a 1941 Pontiac

Home on Forest Avenue
1101 Forest Avenue
High Point, NC
Picture Taken February 2010

Mack Sr. & Beulah returned to High Point, NC in 1945. Mack Daniel Gordy had given them a piece of property in Archdale, NC as a wedding gift when they married. Mack Daniel Gordy, told his grandson, Mack Sr., to find a home in High Point and he would buy it. They traded the property in Archdale, NC for the home he purchased on the corner of Forest Avenue and Dayton Street in High Point, NC.

Carolina Blower Co.
Carolina Blower Co.
430 Morehead Avenue
Greensboro, NC
1946

Mack L. Gordy, Sr. worked in the pattern shop in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, VA. He would go to the damaged ships and measure the damaged parts and lay out a pattern for the new replacement sheet metal parts. In 1945 he returned to High Point, NC and went to work for Carolina Blower Co. in Greensboro, NC as shop foreman and was promoted to salesman with in two months. Mack L. Gordy, Sr. and Edward S. Schenk, Secretary of company, purchased the business after the death of the owner, Samuel B. Tye, and changed the name to Carolina Blower Co. Inc. They changed the name to Carolina Blower Corp. in 1964 when they built a new plant located on Pinecroft Road in Greensboro, NC. In 1983 Mack L. Gordy Seniorís sons, Mack L. Gordy, Jr. and T. Harold Gordy, purchased the stock of Edward S. Schenk when he retired.

Newlyn Stree Home
104 West Newlyn Street
Greensboro, NC
Mack & Beulah Gordy Purchased Nov 24, 1947
1946 Pontiac in Driveway
House Still Has a Rock Driveway Today
In 2016 the house and garage were torn down. Only thing left was the rock driveway.

1946 Pontiac
1946 Pontiac Silver Streak
Two Door Sedan - Burgandy
in driveway at 104 W. Newyln Street

Home Built Boat on High Rock Lake
Home Built 12' Boat on High Rock Lake, NC
George Goins, Bobby Goins, Mack Gordy, Sr.
Boat built by George Goins & Mack Gordy, Sr.
12 HP Sea King Motor Bought From Montgomery Wards
1952

George Goins and Mack Gordy, Sr. purchased a set of plans from a magazine and built this boat in the basement of George Goins' home on Red Wine Drive in Lexington, NC. Yes, they had to tear the door and framework out to get the boat out of the basement. They purchased an old axle and tires from a junk yard and built a trailer. The boat and trailer were kept in one of George's garage at his home. On one of the trips to Lexington to work on the boat, Mack Gordy Sr. & Jr., and George & Bobby Goins went downtown to see Adolph Hitler's Mercedes that was on display in a tractor trailer that was touring around the United States.

1941 Cub N32848
Mack Lee Gordy, Sr's 1940 J-3 Cub N32848 SN 5656
at Air Harbor Air Port
Greensboro, NC
Picture made May 19, 1955

Mack L. Gordy, Sr. earned his Private Pilot Licence on August 7, 1957

1301 Clover Lane
1301 Clover Lane
Greensboro, NC
Mack & Beulah Gordy built in 1958

1956 Cessna 172 N8212B
Mack Lee Gordy, Sr's 1957 Cessna 172 N8212B
at Greensboro High Point Air Port in Greensboro, NC
Picture made 1960

1957 Cessna 172 N8212B
Curent Picture of N8212B
in Penrose, CO
Picture made June 3, 2007 - 50 years old

1964 Cessna 172 Skyhawk N5712T
N5712T 1964 Cessna 172 Skyhawk
Greensboro Air Service Ramp
Greensboro High Point Airport
Now Piedmont Triad International Airport
Greensboro, NC
Delivery Day 1964

Carolina Blower Corp.
Carolina Blower Corp.
Corner of Pinecroft & Bishop Roads
Greensboro, NC
1964

The steel for this building came from the Alcoa Plant located on Badin Lake in NC. Alcoa built a new building and tore the old building down. The steel from this building was purhcased from Alcoa for scrap price at three cents a pound in late 1962. It was reworked at the Morehead Avenue building during 1963 and used to erect the new building of Carolina Blower Corp. in early 1964.

5103 Melody Lane
5103 Melody Lane
Greensboro, NC
Mack & Beulah Gordy Purchased on Mar 29, 1966

Mack L. Gordy, Sr
Mack L. Gordy, Sr.
Fishing At Currituck, NC
May 1974

Mack L. Gordy, Sr
Mack L. Gordy, Sr.
1980

Mack L. Gordy, Sr. was a charter member and Past Master of Gate City Lodge No. 694 in Greensboro, NC. He was a 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason.

Mack L. Gordy, Sr
Mack L. Gordy, Sr.
Goose Hunting
Maryland
1984

Mary Beaulah Goins Gordy & Mack L. Gordy, Sr
Mary Beulah Goins Gordy & Mack L. Gordy, Sr.
1990

Mack Lee Gordy, Sr. Mausoleum Plate
Guilford Memorial Park Greensboro, NC
Picture Taken February 2010

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