Gable Family of the South
Carl Irwin Gable (b. 5 December
1898; d. 14 December 1980),
Childhood notebook, 3" x 5" with maroon cover
Jan. 23, -1913
My name is Carl Gable[.] I was born Dec. 5 - 1898[.] I live at Eastabuchie
Miss. My father's name is T. J. Gable[.] he was born 21st of april 1849
in south carolina in abberville district[.] his father was name John Gable[.]
his mother's name was before she married Miss Elisha Ellen Ramsey[.]
My grandpa had three half Bro. and 3 whole Bro. his Bro was named Fill
Gable[.] They were 8 of the children. - Tom, Fill - Harmon, Molly, Carline,
Margitte, Elisa, Elisebeth.
my grandpa moved from sc. to Fla about the year 1854[.] he then moved
to Ga, then to Ala, then back to s. c.
My mother was born in Clarke County Miss. on the 1st of oct. 1857.
her name was Lydia Alice Phillips[.] she has two Bro. living and two sisters[.]
I have four brothers and 3 sisters[.] two sisters died and one bro. there
names are Hugh, charlie, Billy Lessie Emma Pauline and
a Bro dead that never lived but a few hours and was not named[.] Lessie
married Mr. Jim Husband who died in 1906[.] she has 3 children charlie,
Ralph, Hazel. two of my Bro. live at donner La. one is married and has
3 children, Jack + Eve + L. he married a Miss Lottie Porter of New Orleans.
Uncle Fill Gable lives at
Ruston La. he is a section foreman on the V. S. P.
He has a son name cab Gable who is a train dispatcher[.] My Uncle Harmon
lives at Leeds ala. with his sister (Molly Cobb) [Note: The parenthetical
phrase may be a later addition.]
[Submitted and transcribed by Carl I. Gable [Jr.], [email protected]]