Lanier, Hankins, Hopkins & Taylor Families

James GAMBLE
(ca 1735-bef. 1813)
Thomas EWING
(bef. 1755-1800)
Sarah
(bef. 1755-)
John GAMBLE
(ca 1760-1829)
Sarah EWING
David GAMBLE
(ca 1790-bef. 1872)

 

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Anna FINNEY

David GAMBLE 2412,2812
  • Born: ca 1790, South Carolina 2412
  • Marriage: Anna FINNEY on 16 March 1814 in Laurensville, Laurens County, South Carolina 2811
  • Died: bef. February 1872, Heard County, Georgia 2811
  • Buried: Adamson Cemetery, Glenn, Heard County, Georgia 2813
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  More Information:

Notes: Census records list David's age as 61 in 1850, 70 in 1860 and 80 in 1860. He does not appear to be listed in his father's 1790 census record (as there is only one male under 16 and that should be David's older brother, John). This information indicates David was born about 1790.

War of 1812 Military Service, 1 February 1814-10 August 1814: David served in Sgt. Capt. N. F. Martin's company of the South Carolina Militia. The index to his pension record shows he was living in Heard County, Georgia in 1850, 1855 and 1871. In 1871 his Post Office was Rock Mills in Randolph County, Alabama. He married Annie Finney on 16 Mar 1814 in Lawrenceville [Laurensville], South Carolina. David died before Feb 1874 in Heard County, Georgia and Annie died before 1 Mar 1878. He received bounty land warrants 20703 (80 acres claimed in 1850) and 17221 (80 acres claimed in 1855) for his service. 2811

1820 United States Federal Census, David Gambel household, Laurens County, South Carolina 2814: David was head of a household consisting of 1 m 26-45 [David] and 1 f 16-26 [Anna]. There is a John Gamel listed in Laurens County. Two male members of that household were 17-26 and over 45 and the only female was over 45. This is possibly a relative.

1830 United States Federal Census, David Gamble household, Laurens County, South Carolina 2815: David was listed as head of a household consisting of 1 m <5 [Robert], 1 m 5-10 [Thomas], 1 m 30-40 [David], 1 f <5 [Mary], 1 f 5-10 [Nancy], 1f 10-15 [Catherine?], 1 f 20-30 [Anna]. Catherine's age is not known but there are no other known daughters who could have been 10-15 in 1830.

1840 United States Federal Census, David Gamble household, Heard County, Georgia 2415: David listed as head of a household containing 2 m <5 [John, Samuel], 1 m 10-15 [Robert], 1 m 15-20 [Thomas], 1 m 50-60 [David], 2 f 5-10 [Sarah, Martha], 1 f 10-15 [Mary], 1 f 15-20 [Nancy], 1 f 30-40 [Anna].

1850 United States Federal Census, David Gamble household, Heard County, Georgia 2412: David, Ann and five of their children (Martha, Sarah, Samuel, John and Nathan) were living in District 41. David was listed as a laborer, age 61, born in South Carolina. He owned property valued at $1000.00. There was also a Matthew Holding Jr. (age 35, mechanic, born in South Carolina) and Wm. Fitzpatrick (age 34, born in Georgia) living with the family. Their relationship, if any, is unknown.

1860 United States Federal Census, David Gamble household, State Line, Heard County, Georgia 2816: David, Anna and sons, John & Nathan were living together. David was listed as a farmer, age 70, born in South Carolina. He owned real estate valued at $1,600 and personal property valued at $1,100.

1870 United States Federal Census, David Gamble household, Heard County, Georgia 2817: David and Anna were living in Militia District 939. He was listed as a farmer, age 80, born in South Carolina with real estate valued at $1,200 and personal property valued at $513.


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Grave Marker: Sergt. David Gamble, Adamson Cemetery, Glenn, Heard County, Georgia. 2813 S. C. Mil, War of 1812.


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David married Anna FINNEY, daughter of John FINNEY and Agnes "Nancy" MUNFORD, on 16 March 1814 in Laurensville, Laurens County, South Carolina.2811 (Anna FINNEY was born ca 1799 in South Carolina,2412 died in February 1877 in Heard County, Georgia 2818 and was buried in Adamson Cemetery, Glenn, Heard County, Georgia 2818.)

  

Residence: ca. 1829, Heard County, Georgia. 2819 David received 80 acres of bounty land in Heard County as payment for his service in the South Carolina Militia during the War of 1812. He came to Heard County abt. 1829 from South Carolina. His property was located abt. 2 miles west of Glenn in Heard County but whe the Georgia/Alabama state line was redrawn, it fell on the Alabama side of the line.


  Marriage Notes:

This is their marriage date according to David's War of 1812 pension application but it is slightly questionable. They had 10 documented children but none of them had been born as of the 1820 census which was 6 years after their marriage.



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