Milton was born on 16 OCT 1857 in Benton County, Arkansas, the son of Alexander Gillespie Gamble and Nancy Matilda Woods.
He died on 17 APR 1906 in Grove OK.
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|Birth||16 OCT 1857||
|Death||17 APR 1906||
|Census||26 JUN 1880||
Milton Gamble and his 12-year-old son Earl drowned in Cowskin River on a Tuesday while crossing at the ford at the line road.
Milton Gamble, a prominent farmer of Cowskin Prairie, was with his 12-year-old son and Mike Watkins, a boy who was working for him, when they attempted to drive a herd of cattle across Cowskin river near Cayuga, I.T. Milton crossed the river and waited for his son and Watkins but their wagon got stuck and overturned. Milton attempted to rescue his son; Watkins made it to the shore. Milton was a brother of John Gamble and Mrs. Jas. Womack of Centerton. Mr. Gamble leaves a wife and four children.
- Extracted from his obituaries in the South West City Republic newspaper and in the Benton Country Democrat, 1906.
findagrave MEMORIAL ID 6650938
|Source:||Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain|
|Authors:||Lucile Womack Bates 3810 Bedford Ave, Nashville, Tennesse 37215|
|Publisher:||The Benton County Pioneer newsletter of The Benton County Historical Society Rogers, Arkansas|