As of November 1857, Gorin owned lots 1, 2, 9, and 10 of block D in St. Cloud in Stearns County (See St. Cloud Democrat, 9 December 1858, 5.).
He lived in District 44 of Scotland County in Missouri in 1850. According to that year’s slave schedule, he owned a female slave, aged twenty.
He lived in the city of Miller in Scotland County in 1860. According to that year’s slave schedule, he owned a male slave, aged thirty-five.