The Shemwell Family

James Anderson GambleAge: 65 years17911856

Name
James Anderson Gamble
Given names
James Anderson
Surname
Gamble
Birth 1791
MarriageMary BennetView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 2 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 12 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 21 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Birth of a daughter
#1Martha Lucinda Gamble
August 1, 1828 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 41 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 44 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Marriage of a childLee Roy JacksonMartha Lucinda GambleView this family
1847 (Age 56 years)
Address: Heard Township
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Mary Elizabeth Jackson
January 18, 1848 (Age 57 years)

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 55 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a grandson
#2John W. Jackson
July 30, 1850 (Age 59 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#3Julia Ann Jackson
July 31, 1854 (Age 63 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4George Washington Jackson
June 8, 1856 (Age 65 years)

Death 1856 (Age 65 years)
Last change June 15, 201913:45:22

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mary Bennet - View this family
himself
James Anderson Gamble
Birth: 1791Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Death: 1856Laurens, South Carolina, United States
wife
Mary Bennet
Birth: July 1, 1794South Carolina, United States
Death: before 1860Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
Marriage:
daughter