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 Christopher Columbus “Lum” Gammage

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Christopher Columbus “Lum” Gammage

  • Birth 6 May 1883
  • Death 30 Oct 1965
  • Burial Elkhart, Anderson County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 21041940

Lum was born 6 May 1883 in Arkansas to Nathaniel William and Emma Jane Raines Gammage. His parents are buried in Garden of Memories. He was a farmer in the Elkhart area of Anderson Co, TX for many years. He resided in Kennard, TX for two years before his death 30 October 1965 in Crockett, Houston Co, TX. He was survived by two son, Charlie C. Gammage and Clyde Gammage, both of Houston; two daughters, Mrs. Winnie Maris of Houston, and Mrs. Paxton McClinton of Kennard; three brothers, I. M. Gammage, A. N. Gammage and Paxton Gammage, all fo Elkhart; a sister, Mrs. Mary Edna Bowdoin, Elkhart; 21 grandchildren; a number of great grandchildren. His obituary appeared in the Palestine (TX) Herald-Press, Sunday, 31 October 1965.
He shares a stone with his wife, Maggie Ann Nelms Gammage, who he married 5 June 1904 in Anderson Co, TX. Their sons, William Carl Gammage, Charlie C. Gammage, Dave Arlon Gammage and Harry Lee Gambrell, and daughter, Ellna Gammage McClinton, are also buried in Garden of Memories.


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  • Created by: Louise Fisher Goff
  • Added: 20 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21041940
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christopher Columbus “Lum” Gammage (6 May 1883–30 Oct 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21041940, citing Garden Of Memories, Elkhart, Anderson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Louise Fisher Goff (contributor 46898555) .