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William Gammell, II
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1812
Medfield
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1889

William Gammell II, son of Rev. William Gammell I and Mary Slocum, was an 1831 graduate of Brown University, who became Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature at the school in 1835, and was elevated to Professor of the department in 1836 upon the resignation of William Giles Goddard (husband of his wife's aunt, Charlotte Rhoda Ives [1792-1881]). He was the author of "A History of American Baptist Missions in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America" [1849].
He married first, Elizabeth Amory Whipple, who died of complications of Childbirth of their only child, John Whipple Gammell.
He next married Elizabeth Amory Ives on 01 Sep 1851. In the same year of his marriage to Elizabeth Ives, he took over professorship of the new department of History and Political Economy at Brown; he remained in that position until his resignation in 1864. He also served as President of the Rhode Island Historical Society for several years in the 1880s. William and Elizabeth (Ives) Gammell had six children, three sons and three daughters.

Children with Elizabeth Amory Whipple:
1. John Whipple Gammell [1839-1839]

Children with Elizabeth Amory Ives:
2. Robert Ives Gammell [1852-1915]
3. Elizabeth Hope Gammell Slater [1854-1944]
4. William Gammell III [1857-1943]
5. Arthur Amory Gammell [1862-1887]
6. Harriet Ives Gammell Safe [1864-1933]
7. Helen Louise Gammell Herbert [1868]
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Gammell (1786 - 1827)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Amory Whipple Gammell (1815 - 1839)
  Elizabeth Amory Ives Gammell (1830 - 1897)
 
 Children:
  John Whipple Gammell (1839 - 1839)*
  Robert Ives Gammell (1852 - 1915)*
  Elizabeth Hope Gammell Slater (1854 - 1944)*
  William Gammell (1857 - 1943)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Gammell (1812 - 1889)
  Rebecca Whittemore Gammell Sanders (1825 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Swan Point Cemetery
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Plot: Group:44; South Ave near Ridge
GPS (lat/lon): 41.84861, -71.38111
 
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Record added: Sep 02, 2007
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William Gammell, II
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Brown's first history professor.
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