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Milton Woods Gamble
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1857, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1906
Oklahoma, USA

Milton Gamble and his 12-year-old son Earl drowned in Cowskin River on a Tuesday while crossing at the ford at the line road. Milton Gamble, a prominent farmer of Cowskin Prairie, was with his 12-year-old son and Mike Watkins, a boy who was working for him, when they attempted to drive a herd of cattle across Cowskin river near Cayuga, I.T. Milton crossed the river and waited for his son and Watkins but their wagon got stuck and overturned. Milton attempted to rescue his son; Watkins made it to the shore. Milton was a brother of John Gamble and Mrs. Jas. Womack of Centerton. Mr. Gamble leaves a wife and four children. - Extracted from his obituaries in the South West City Republic newspaper and in the Benton Country Democrat, 1906.

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 Parents:
  Alexander Gillespie Gamble (1819 - 1898)
  Nancy Matilda Woods Gamble (1828 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Francis A. Sutton Gamble (1860 - 1924)
 
 Children:
  Earl O. Gamble (1894 - 1906)*
 
 Siblings:
  William David Gamble (1844 - 1861)*
  George Samuel Gamble (1847 - 1927)*
  Elizabeth Jane Gamble Womack (1850 - 1915)*
  Infant Gamble (1853 - 1853)*
  James Pulaski Gamble (1854 - 1941)*
  Milton Woods Gamble (1857 - 1906)
  Luther Reed Gamble (1860 - 1887)*
  John Russell Gamble (1864 - 1933)*
  Mary Clementine Gamble Baker (1867 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
South West City
McDonald County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Dana Moore Gray
Record added: Jul 31, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6650938
Milton Woods Gamble
Added by: Dana Moore Gray
 
Milton Woods Gamble
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