Sarah Isabella Gamble

20 June 1896–January 1974 (Age 77)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah Isabella

When Sarah Isabella Gamble was born on 20 June 1896, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Robert Henry Gamble, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Isabella Gowdy, was 38. She died in January 1974, in Clifton Heights, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Robert Henry Gamble
1858–1918
Sarah Isabella Gowdy
1858–1914
James William Gamble
1890–1938
Hannah Evelyn Gamble
1892–
Robert Henry Gamble
1894–1974
Sarah Isabella Gamble
1896–1974
John Edmund Gamble
1899–1900
Mary Jane Gamble
1901–1982

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Henry Gamble

    Male1858–1918Male

    Sarah Isabella Gowdy

    Female1858–1914Female

siblings

(6)

    James William Gamble

    Male1890–1938Male

    Hannah Evelyn Gamble

    Female1892–Female

    Male1894–1974Male

    Female1896–1974Female

    John Edmund Gamble

    Male1899–1900Male

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1917

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old Norse byname Gamall meaning ‘old’, which was occasionally used in North England during the Middle Ages as a personal name.2 Altered spelling of German Gambel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Sarah Isabella Gamble, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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