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John Gayle
Birth: Sep. 11, 1792
Sumter
Sumter County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1859
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA

US Congressman, Alabama Governor. Elected to represent Alabama's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1847 to 1849. Also served as Governor of Alabama from 1831 to 1835. (bio by: K) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Sarah Haynsworth Haynesworth Gayle (1804 - 1935)*
  Clarissa Stedman Peck Gayle (1815 - 1881)*
 
 Children:
  Matthew Gayle (1821 - 1875)*
  Sarah Gayle Crawford (1824 - 1895)*
  Amelia Gayle Gorgas (1826 - 1913)*
  Richard Haynesworth Gayle (1832 - 1873)*
  Anna Maria Gayle Bayne (1835 - 1879)*
  Frederick Peck Gayle (1844 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
 
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Record added: May 10, 2002
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May GOD Bless You!::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that all men are equal but that every man has th...(Read more)
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 Added: May. 31, 2013
Gallant Leader of the State of Alabama.Three of his sons served in the Confederate Army
- David Cahoon
 Added: Feb. 18, 2013
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