Nicholas 'James' Gayle

10 March 1893–2003 (Age 109)
Mocho, Clarendon, Jamaica

The Life of Nicholas 'James'

When Nicholas 'James' Gayle was born on 10 March 1893, in Mocho, Clarendon, Jamaica, his father, Alexander Gale, was 34 and his mother, Ann Temple, was 21. He married Sylvestine Coleman on 27 April 1921, in May Pen, Clarendon, Jamaica. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 2003, in Jamaica, at the age of 110.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas 'James' Gayle
1893–2003
Sylvestine Coleman
1898–1952
Marriage: 27 April 1921
Sylvia Gayle
1922–
Vernal James Gayle
1924–
Joslin Alphanso Gayle
1926–
Zelma Evadney Gayle
1927–
Ambrosine Sylvestine Gayle
1930–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 April 1921
May Pen, Clarendon, Jamaica
children

(5)

    Sylvia Gayle

    Female1922–Female

    Vernal James Gayle

    Male1924–Male

    Joslin Alphanso Gayle

    Male1926–Male

    Zelma Evadney Gayle

    Female1927–Female

    Ambrosine Sylvestine Gayle

    Female1930–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1859–1946Male

    Ann Temple

    Female1872–1918Female

siblings

(10)

    Julius Gale

    Male1890–Male

    Gale

    Female1892–Female

    Male1893–2003Male

    Amanda Gale

    Female1895–Female

    David Mccarty Gale

    Male1897–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1907

Age 14

City of Kingston destroyed by earthquake.
1944

Age 51

Universal adult suffrage introduced. new constitution providing for a popularly-elected House of Representatives promulgated.
1958

Age 65

Jamaica becomes a member of the British-sponsored Federation of the West Indies.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gale .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Gayle in entry for Sylvestine Gayle, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • James Gayle in entry for Sylvia Gayle, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • James Gayle in entry for Zelma Evadney Gayle, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"

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