Person:James Gamble (11)

James Gamble, of Middle River
d.Bef. 15 May 1781 Augusta County, Virginia
m. Bef. 1729
  1. James Gamble, of Middle River1729 - Bef 1781
  2. William Gamble1730-1745 -
  3. Agnes Gamble1732-1748 - 1826
  4. Anne Gamble1732-1748 - 1816
  5. Elizabeth Gamble1732-1748 - 1816
  6. Robert Gamble1732 - 1812
  7. Joseph Gamble1735-1740 - 1779
  • HJames Gamble, of Middle River1729 - Bef 1781
  • WAgnes Bellabt 1731 - bef 1781
m. abt. 1749
  1. Agnes Gamble1750-1765 -
  2. Sarah Gamble1750 - 1825
  3. Col. Robert Gamble1754 - 1810
  4. John Gamble1759 - ABT 1845
  5. Elizabeth Gamble1761 - 1790
  6. Esther Gamble1764 - bef 1812
Facts and Events
Name James Gamble, of Middle River
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1729 Londonderry, Ireland
Marriage abt. 1749 Augusta County, Virginiato Agnes Bell
Death[1] Bef. 15 May 1781 Augusta County, Virginia

James Gamble was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 241.--16th May, 1780. James Gamble and Agness to their son Robert Gamble.

Will of James Gamble

From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:

  • Page 166 - - 14th July, 1776. James Gamble's will - - To wife, Agness, tract vor. Alex Blair; corr. the land that was Alex. Craig, Sr.'s; the spring house that belonged to Alex. Blair, cor. Alex. Craig, Sr.; to son, John, land on both sides Middle River; to daughters, Sarah, Agness, Elizabeth, Esther. Executors, John Poage and beloved brother Thomas Bell and son Robert Gamble. Teste: James Bell, William Frame, William Young. Proved, 15th May, 1781, by the witnesses, and Robert Gamble qualifies.
  • Page 183.--27th August, 1781. James Gamble's estate appraised agreeable to the rate of 1774, by William Young, James Trimble, Jno. Gardner.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Alexander Craig received a patent of 335 acres, 10th September, 1755; on a small branch of Middle River of Shanandoe, cor. James Gamble's land.
  • Page 498.--18th May, 1762. Alex. Craig and Margrett ( ) to Alex. Craig, his son, £5, 132 acres on a small branch of Middle River of Shanandoe, part of 335 acres patented to Alex., 10th September, 1755; cor. James Gamble's land. Delivered: Alex. Craig, January, 1764.
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