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356. Archibald Gammill476,481 was born on 25 Mar 1825 in Bedford County, Tennessee.482 He died on 5 Mar 1893 in Hardin County, Tennessee.476

• King, p. 21, quotes Savannah (Tennessee) Courier obit as saying: "Mr. Arch Gammill died Sunday after a six weeks illness. He was one of the oldest settlers of Hardin County. He came here about fifty years ago from Marshall Co., TN and is the last of the older set of Gammills."

1870 Census for Hardin County, Tennessee, shows Archibald Gammill, 47, a farmer who owns $1500 in real estate and $1500 in personal assets, as head of household consisting of: Elizabeth, 44, born in South Carolina; Willas, 17, male; Sarah, 13; Pinkney, 11, male; Moses, 9; Joseph, 7; and Columbus, 6.

See 1850 Census: Tennessee, HARDIN, Roll 882 Book 1, Page 208b


SOURCES: "History of Tennessee : From the Earliest Time to the Present; Together with an Historical and a Biographical Sketch of Henderson, Chester, McNairy, Decatur, and Hardin Counties." Nashville: Goodspeed Pub. Co., 1886. p. 900.

ARCH GAMMILL, a well known farmer of the Sixth District, was born March 25, 1825, in Marshall County, Tex. [Tenn.?], and came to Hardin County in 1838 with his father James Gammill, who was a native of North Carolina, a farmer by occupation; he married Miss Hester Bedell by whom he had eighteen children, of whom subject of this sketch is the thirteenth. Arch Gammill, received such education as the common schools of Marshall County afforded; has been a farmer since his boyhood. He was married August 13, 1846, to Miss Elizabeth Long a native of South Carolina; but a resident of Hardin County since childhood. To their union twelve children have been born, of whom there are living Franklyn; Miles C.; Moses; Joseph; Columbus; Paralee, the wife of N. G. Baker (a farmer of Hardin County); Samantha, wife of Preston Phillips (farmer of same county); Sallie, wife of J. Couch, also a farmer in Hardin County. The children deceased are James, Pinkney, Alford and Samuel. Franklyn married Miss Mary Shell, a native of the county, and Miles C. was united to Miss Alice Smoot. Mr. Gammill is a stanch Republican, a man of good moral habits and worthy citizen who is esteemed by all who know him.

Archibald Gammill and Elizabeth Long were married on 13 Aug 1846 in Hardin County, Tennessee.476 Elizabeth Long482 was born about 1829 in South Carolina. Archibald Gammill and Elizabeth Long had the following children:

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Mary Paralee Gammill.

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Samantha Gammill.

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Isaac Franklyn Gammill.

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Miles C. Gammill.

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Sarah Elizabeth Gammill.

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Pinkney Gammill483 was born about 1859 in prob. Hardin County, Tennessee.476 He died before 1886.482

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Moses Gammill.

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Joseph Gammill483 was born about 1862 in Hardin County, Tennessee.

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Alford Gammill482 was born in 1863 in Hardin County, Tennessee. He died before 1886.482

Not shown with family in 1870 Census.

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Carey Columbus Gammill.

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xi.

James Gammill482 died before 1886.482

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Samuel Gammill482 died before 1886.482