James Martin Gambill

11 November 1854–29 January 1938 (Age 83)
Ashe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Martin

When James Martin Gambill was born on 11 November 1854, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Gambill, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Landreth, was 30. He married Jane Caroline McCausland on 18 June 1880, in Benton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Mayes, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years. He died on 29 January 1938, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pryor, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Martin Gambill
1854–1938
Jane Caroline McCausland
1862–1941
Marriage: 18 June 1880
William David Gambil
1884–
Jesse Martin Gambill
1888–1908
Josie Effie Gambill
1892–1955
Nancy "Nannie" Gambill
1895–1974
Charles S. Gamble
1899–1976
Watt Mayes Gambill
1905–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 June 1880
Benton, Arkansas, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Gambill

    Male1826–1867Male

    Female1824–1891Female

siblings

(12)

    Martha Ann Gambill

    Female1846–1921Female

    Burgess Asel Gambill

    Male1848–1940Male

    John Maggard Gambill

    Male1851–Male

    Mary Jane Gambill

    Female1851–1934Female

    Sarah Minerva Gambill

    Female1853–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 8

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 22

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gamperl or Gampl, or Swiss Gämperle, variants of Gamper ( see Gambel ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jim Gambil, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Gambill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James M Gambill, "United States Census, 1920"

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