James Gemmell

17 November 1856–
Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Gemmell was born on 17 November 1856, in Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Gemmell, was 26 and his mother, Janet Liddell, was 22. He married Agnes Crawford Mclean on 8 November 1878, in Greenock East, Renfrewshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

James Gemmell
1856–
Agnes Crawford Mclean
1858–
Marriage: 8 November 1878
Andrew Gemmell
1879–
Elizabeth Holmes Gemmell
1881–
Robert M Gemmell
1883–
James Gemmell
1885–
William Gemmell
1888–
Donald M Gemmell
1892–
Janet L Gemmell
1894–

Spouse and Children

    Male1856–Male

    Agnes Crawford Mclean

    Female1858–Female

MARRIAGE
8 November 1878
Greenock East, Renfrewshire, Scotland
children

(7)

    Andrew Gemmell

    Male1879–Male

    Elizabeth Holmes Gemmell

    Female1881–Female

    Robert M Gemmell

    Male1883–Male

    James Gemmell

    Male1885–Male

    William Gemmell

    Male1888–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Gemmell

    Male1830–Male

    Female1834–1915Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 1

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
1884

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 34

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant of Gamble .2 Altered spelling of German Gemmel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Gemmell, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • James Gemmell in household of Andrew Gemmell, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • James Gemmell in entry for Elizabeth Holmes Gemmell, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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