The Gamble Family

My great-great-grandfather is Benjamin C. Gamble.  He enlisted in the Civil War –Macomb County Company H 2nd Calvary September 15, 1861 at age 19 in Warren, Mich. Served three years. Mustered out October 2, 1864. Discharged with gun wound in right leg, at Detroit January 15, 1865.  (Pages 60-61, Vol. 32 of the “Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865”)  He lived all of his adult life in Macomb County.  He was born in Fishlake, Yorkshire, England and came to the U.S. as a young child.

Signature of my 5th Great Grandfather Thomas Gamble of
Fishlake, Yorkshire, in 1733.  We was a Church Warden in the Fishlake
Parish as was a witness to many christenings.

GAMBLE family christenings in Yorkshire, England

GAMBLE family marriages in Yorkshire, England

GAMBLE family photos

Interesting Tidbits

Photos of Fishlake, Yorkshire.  Courtesy of and the Fishlake Cricket Club.

Outside Links

Gamble Family Surname board at GenForum

Colin Hinson has a detailed map of Yorkshire in BMP format, downloadable for offline viewing, at this site.