Jacob Mytinger Gemmill

Brief Life History of Jacob Mytinger

When Jacob Mytinger Gemmill was born on 24 September 1810, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Zachariah Gemmell, was 37 and his mother, Mary "Polly" Mytinger, was 27. He died on 21 March 1896, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Alexandria, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Mytinger Gemmill
Anna T. Gemmill

Sources (5)

  • Jacob M. Gemmill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jacob M., Dr. Gemmill, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
  • Jacob M. Gemmill, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

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War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Glasgow): variant of Gamble .

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

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