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William Ross Gamble
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1873
McNairy County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1944
Jim Wells County
Texas, USA

William Ross Gamble - Son of Neil S Browne Gamble and Sarah E Skinner.

Brother of Emma L, Minnie, Eva, Emmett Henry, Orphelia, Dora Ellen, Chester Campbell, George and Frank Gamble.

William married, 24 Dec 1896 in Milam Co., TX, Lora Etta Locklin, a daughter of William Hardeman Locklin and Prescilla Ellison.

Father of (by Lora) Clay, Alma, Gladys, Letha and Margaret Lucille Gamble. According to census records, William and Lora Etta had 2 other children that died young (possibly during infancy). One child born between 1897-1900, died before the 1900 census and another child that was born between 1900-1910 and died before the 1910 census enumeration.

Lora is believed to have died shortly after the 1920 census. William married, sometime before 1924, Hettie Roskey, a daughter of Charlie Roskey and Mary Summers.

Father of (by Hettie) Billie and Hettie Gamble.

Grandson of Reuben Ross Gamble and Lois Weatherbury.

Note: The informant of William's TX Death Certificate gave William's place of birth as Detroit, Michigan and no information known regarding his parents' names and places of birth. William's World War I Draft Registration Card, 12 Sept 1918, Edna, Jackson Co., TX shows the same birth date as his death certificate. His wife is listed as Flora E Gamble [Lora Etta Locklin Gamble] on the Draft Registration Card. His census enumerations are as follows:
1880 - McNairy Co., TN
1900 - Milam Co., TX
1910 - Jackson Co., TX
1920 - Jackson Co., TX
1930 - Jim Wells Co., TX [Bill Gambol] 
Family links: 
  Neil S Browne Gamble (1847 - 1927)
  Lora Etta Locklin Gamble (1881 - ____)
  Hettie Roskey Gamble (1885 - 1928)
  Alma Louise Gamble Carder (1900 - 1980)*
  Gladys Gamble Adams (1905 - 1986)*
  Margaret Lucille Gamble Moore (1914 - 1999)*
  William Ross Gamble (1873 - 1944)
  Emmett "Henry" Gamble (1875 - 1957)*
  Dora Ellen Gamble Locklin (1880 - 1963)*
  Chester Campbell Gamble (1882 - 1915)*
  George Gamble (1889 - 1966)*
  Frank Gamble (1891 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
Alice Cemetery
Jim Wells County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Jun 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27757969
William Ross Gamble
Added by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
William Ross Gamble
Added by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
William Ross Gamble
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~~~~~~ Rest In Peace ~~~~~~ Husband of 1st Cousin, Twice Removed (Locklin Family)
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Mar. 22, 2012

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