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
Jane Caroline McCausland
Marriage: 18 June 1880
William David Gambil
Jesse Martin Gambill
Josie Effie Gambill
Nancy "Nannie" Gambill
Charles S. Gamble
Watt Mayes Gambill

Spouse and Children

18 June 1880
Benton, Arkansas, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Gambill





    Martha Ann Gambill


    Burgess Asel Gambill


    John Maggard Gambill


    Mary Jane Gambill


    Sarah Minerva Gambill


+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.

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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