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This surname of English origin is derived from the Old Norse Viking pre 7th Century byname Gamall meaning "old". The personal name Gamel is recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086. The surname dates back to the early 13th Century, (see below). Further recordings include Adam Gamel (1260) "Assize Rolls of Yorkshire", and Jordan Gambel (1297) "The Ministers Accounts of the Earldom of Cornwall". Variations in the idiom of the spelling include Gambell, Gamell and Gammil, and the Scottish forms Gemmell and Gemmill, while the patronymic form is Gambles. One, John Gambell married Margery on November 27th 1545 at Christ Church Greyfriars, Newgate, London...

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Ernest Gamble Jr., Deacon, LaGrange or Caldwell Texas, mother black and French, father Black Choctaw (unknown)

Brenda Chaplin Gutoske

Two of my great grandmother were Gambles, who moved from Wexford, Ireland, to Lanark County, Ontario, Canada.


Rev. James Gamble, Sumnerville ,GA, at Pleasant Green home, school, church. 1830 approx. Father Tobery Gambke, I believe. Mother Rebecca McPheters. He was born in Augusta Co , VA near Staunton and baptised at Old Augusta Stone Church.His sons were William Wilburforce Gamble and James Gamble. Daughters also. Had been in S. Carolina starting churches, including Rocky hill. Do not know where they came from in British Isles. Were planters. William's wife was Christiana Caroline Anderson. Their son was William Lee Gamble, Summerville or Lyerly, GA. Road commisioner, supt. of schools, planter, ran a store. Died 1926. His wife was Mary Elizabeth Von Weesner. or Weesner. Had 4 children. Benjamin Franklin, James milner, Susie Kerr, Carrie. and child by 2nd wife Harvey .


I have a few- Joseph Gamble (1510-???), David Gamble (1550-1620), Joseph Gamble (1593-1666), David A. Gamble (1631-1685), Joseph Gamble (1677-1745), Joseph Gamble (1709-1792), Robert Gamble (1741-1809), James R. Gamble (1786-1866), and Mary S. Gamble (1832-1899), as they are my great grand father/mothers. Thanks!

Susan Cadle

Hi we are looking information on Arthur Gamble born 1806 Co. Mayo / County Sligo who married in 1823 Susannah Tollett in Kilmore Erris Parish near Belmullet witness to marriage B Wilson and James O'Donal or O''Daniel. - He worked for the navy and moved to the north of Dublin and worked as a coastguard - any information you have however small would be very welcome


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