Carl Gamel

1902–1936 (Age 33)
Moody, McLennan, Texas, United States

The Life of Carl

When Carl Gamel was born on 6 June 1902, in Moody, McLennan, Texas, United States, his father, Robert Henry Gamel, was 30 and his mother, Mary Ashcroft, was 26. He had at least 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, Denton, Texas, United States in 1920. He died in May 1936, in Lipscomb, Texas, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Sophia Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Henry Gamel
Mary Ashcroft
Lois Gamble
Carl Gamel
Oscar Y Gamel
Clara Mae Gamel
Mollie Lee Gamel
Robert Gamel
Minnie Gamel

Parents & Siblings

  • Robert Henry Gamel


  • Female1876–1950Female



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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 3

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 10

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Southern French: from Old French gamel ‘oatmeal’, which was used for cleaning and degreasing woolen cloth; the surname may therefore have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for a textile worker or perhaps for a miller or baker.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Carl Gamel in household of Robt Gamel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carl Gamel in household of Bob H Gamel, "United States Census, 1920"

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