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Descendants of Thomas Gambill
Posted by: DENNIS GLASSCOCK (ID *****3981) Date: July 07, 2006 at 10:36:11
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G514 Gambill(Gamble)(Gambille)(Gambile)(Gambil) $CDEGHIJOPQRSTUdef
29433.....* Thomas Gambill Born about 1690. From
29433 Married Ann
29435......* Henry Gambill Born about 1714. Died on 1762-1775
at SC according to oath at Culpeper Co. VA Lived on
1742 at Hanover Co. VA Lived on 1752 at Culpeper Co.
VA Lived at PA
29435 Married Mary (Dorothy) Davenport on 1735 at Culpeper Co. VA
29744.......* 8 Martin Gambill Born on 1760 or on 5/29/1750 (tombstone)
at Culpeper Co. VA Died on 11/20/1812 at Ashe Co.
NC Will at Ashe Co. NC book A, p27. Lived
at Montgomery Co. VA Lived at Grayson Co. VA Rode
horse to join Regulators on 1768 at Rowan Co. NC The
Regulators had started armed resistance to British
laws. Survivor of the Regulator defeat on 1771 at the
battle of Alamance. After this battle he fled to the
present Ashe Co. Joined the militia of Captain William
Nall. Fought Tories at Old Fields skirmish in
present-day Ashe Co. On 9/18/1780 signal fires had
brough the warning to Watauga Co. NC (present-day).
Sevier sent him to warn the militia units in the
mountains of the approach of Ferguson's troops. He rode
to VA to alert Colonel Campbell and his 400 troops,
arriving on 9/19/1780. After riding all night, the
first horse died while crossing the river at the farm
of Captain Enoch Osborne. He rode a plow horse from
Osborne's to the Holston River, where it died. He
obtained one more horse to finish the journey. This was
a 100 mile ride. Wounded on the approach to the battle
of King's Mountain. Militia at Rowan Co. NC RS
pension W7504. Served under father-in-law as Sgt and
Lt. in NC Line. Sent by Sevier on 100 mile ride
9/18/1780-9/19/1780 to collect Col. Campbell's 400
over-the-mountain boys for King's Mountain battle,
killing 3 horses during ride. Justice of Peace. Lived
on 1800 at Ashe Co. NC males 2 10-15(Robert, Martin),
1 26-45(him?); females 2 0-9(Thursa, Narcessa), 1
10-15, 1 26-35. First senator for Ashe Co. 1810-1811. A
James Gambill of Wilkes Co. NC identified widow at
age 82 in 1853 for pension application. Captain.
29744 Married Nancy Nall(Mall) on 9/23/1777 at Wilkes Co. NC
29745........* 1 William Gambill Born on 6/12/1779 at NC Died on 4/10/1822
at NC Lived on 1800 at Ashe Co. NC males 1 0-9, 1
16-25(him); females 1 16-25(wife). On 1820 at Ashe
Co. NC males 2 0-9(Robert, James), 1 16-25(Martin), 2
16-18(John, Henry); females 2 0-9(Aley, Cynthia), 3
10-15(Margaret, Nancy, Martha), 1 26-44(her).
29745 Married Cynthia(Cinthia) Cox on 1798.
29900.........* 8 James Gambill Born on 4/20/1813 at Ashe Co. NC Died on
5/7/1883. Lived on 1840 at Ashe Co. NC males 2
10-14(William, Robert, sons of Patcy), 1 20-29(him);
females 1 30-39(Patcy, sister), 1 50-59(mother).
Lived on 1850 at Ashe Co. NC Farmer. Lived on 1860
at Ashe Co. NC Barn burnt by Buchwashers. Lived on
1870 at Ashe Co. NC Lived on 1880 at Chestnut
Hill, Ashe Co., NC
29900 Married Lucy Caroline Reeves
29953..........*10 Mahala Caroline Gambill Born on 7/14/1862 at Ashe Co.
NC Died on 4/16/1916 at Scottville NC Buried
at New Hope NC Lived on 1870 at Ashe Co. NC (age
6). Lived on 1880 at Chestnut Hill, Ashe Co.,
NC Lived on 1910 at Alleghany Co. NC
29953 Married Norman Haywood Jones on 5/19/1881.

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