Elizabeth Wallace Gemmell

17 January 1868–
Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Wallace

When Elizabeth Wallace Gemmell was born on 17 January 1868, in Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Gemmell, was 48 and her mother, Elisabeth Mccartney, was 39.

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Alexander Gemmell
Elisabeth Mccartney
Margaret Gemmell
Elizabeth Wallace Gemmell

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World Events (3)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 6

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

Age 16

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 40

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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  • Elizabeth Wallace Gemmell, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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