James W. Gamble
JAMES W. GAMBLE, farmer: P. O. Bucyrus: is the son of Filson and Bathsheba (Morrow) Gamble, and was born April 29, 1852, in Concord, Franklin Co.. Penn. At the age of 13, he came to this county, and worked for two years on the farm of his uncle, Calvin Gamble, and then returned to his home in Pennsylvania, where he lived two years. In the spring, of 1869, he returned to Whetstone Township and worked for George Brehman at $20 per mouth three years. On Oct. 21, 1873, he married Miss Lizzie McCreary of Bucyrus Township. He managed a farm in Vernon Township four years, and, in 1877, moved on to his present place of 240 acres, owned by his father-in-law. Mr. Gamble has but one child living-Curtis Guy born June 26, 1875. Mabel Grace died at the age of 8 months, Mr. Gamble is a Republican in politics. Both himself and wife are members of St. Paul's English Lutheran Church of Bucyrus.
From History of Crawford County and Ohio, Baskin & Battey, Historical Publishers, Chicago, 1881