James Gabb

5 August 1819–1849 (Age 29)
Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Gabb was born on 5 August 1819, in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Gabb, was 26 and his mother, Jane Hill, was 24. He married Jemima Isaacs on 2 April 1842, in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. His occupation is listed as tailor in England, United Kingdom. He died in 1849, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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James Gabb
Jemima Isaacs
Marriage: 2 April 1842
James Robert Colby Gabb
Arthur John Gabb Henry
Bertha Gabb
Laura Amanda Gabb
Madora Adelia Gabb

Spouse and Children

2 April 1842
Swindon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Age 2

Missouri is the 24th state
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 11

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Gabbe, to jest, to talk idly, to lie

Sources (3)

  • James Gabb, "Louisiana, New Orleans Passenger Lists, 1820-1945", (1849)
  • James Gabb in entry for James Robert Colby Gabb, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941", (1837)
  • James Gabb in entry for Arthur John Gabb Henry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956", (1919)

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