Elisabeth Gambill

28 July 1736–1800 (Age 63)
Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Gambill was born on 28 July 1736, in Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Gambill Sr., was 21 and her mother, Mary Davenport, was 23. She married William Baker in 1758, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in 1800, in Hollins, Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 64.

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William Baker
Elisabeth Gambill
Marriage: 1758
William Baker
Thomas Adkins Baker

Spouse and Children

Culpeper, Virginia, United States


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World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 22

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 40

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 44

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gamperl or Gampl, or Swiss Gämperle, variants of Gamper ( see Gambel ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elisabeth in entry for William Baker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth in entry for William Baker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Eliz. in entry for Willm Baker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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