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Elizabeth Washington GAMBLE1,2

30th Jan 1785 - 24th Jan 1857

Life History

30th Jan 1785

Born in Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia

7th Sep 1802

Married William WIRT.3,1,2

18th Feb 1834

Death of William WIRT in Washington, DC, USA.3,4,5,6,6

24th Jan 1857



  • "Married - On Tuesday last, the Honorable William Wirt, Esq., Judge of the High Court of Chancery, for Williamsburg District, to Miss Elizabeth Washington Gamble, daughter of Col. Robert Gamble, of this city, merchant."
    --  The Virginia Gazette, and General Advertiser, Saturday, September 11, 1802, page 3, column 5;  info courtesy of E Middleton, RootsWeb comment on this genealogy, 8 April 2017

    One of the Wirt genealogists, Gerald Koller, reports the following information for Elizabeth Washington Gamble:

    Elizabeth Washington GAMBLE
    Birth 30 JAN 1784 in Richmond, Virginia, Alternative Birth 30 JAN 1785
    Death 24 JAN 1857
    Father Robert GAMBLE
    Marriage William WIRT b 8 NOV 1772 in Bladensburg, Md, Married 7 SEP 1802
    Emily WIRT
    Betsy WIRT
    William C. WIRT
    Catherine WIRT
    Laura Henrietta WIRT b 3 SEP 1803
    Robert Gamble WIRT b 31 JAN 1805
    Elizabeth Gamble WIRT b 1807
    Catherine Gratten WIRT b 1807
    Rosa Ellen WIRT b 1810
    Ellen Tazewell WIRT b 1812
    Dabney Carr WIRT b 1814
    Agnes Cabell WIRT b 1815
    Henry G. WIRT b 1 JUN 1818
    --  http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2540320&id=I4668

    Some genealogies report that Elizabeth remarried after the death of William Wirt.  The second husband was named Louis Mazleherbes Goldsborough, b 18 February in Washington, DC
    --  http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=*v71t0555&id=I0663


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