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
Sarah Isabella Gowdy
James William Gamble
Hannah Evelyn Gamble
Robert Henry Gamble
Sarah Isabella Gamble
John Edmund Gamble
Mary Jane Gamble

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Henry Gamble


    Sarah Isabella Gowdy




    James William Gamble


    Hannah Evelyn Gamble




    John Edmund Gamble


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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. 

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.

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

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