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    Gamaliel Vail

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    • 7th Generation — 4th Great-grandfather of Donny Osmond
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 88 
    • Birth Date:
    • 7 Jan 1762 
    • Birth Location:
    • Oyster Ponds (now Orient), Suffolk, New York 
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    • Death Date:
    • Jul 1836 
    • Death Location:
    • Illinois 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1789 
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    • Notes: 
    • Some sources say that Dr. Gamaliel Vail married Lucy Manning in Vermont, but they don't give any sources. Since Lucy Manning was from Connecticut and Dr. Vail was known for his wandering, it seems possible that they were married in Connecticut.

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  • Sources for Gamaliel Vail

    • 2 Johnson, Paul Franklin, et. al., Genealogy of Captain John Johnson of Roxbury, Massachusetts: Generations I to XIV, Los Angeles, California: Privately printed by The Commonwealth Press, Inc. (1951), 30, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 3 Manning, William Henry, The Genealogical and Biographical History of the Manning Families of New England and Descendants . . ., Salem, Massachusetts: The Salem Press Company (1902), 182, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 4 Vail, Henry H., Genealogy of Some of the Vail Family Descended From Jeremiah Vail at Salem, Mass., 1639, New York: Unknown (1902), 69, 123-125, FamilySearch.org (Online Database).
    • 5 Vail, William Penn, M.D., Moses Vail of Huntington, L.I.: Showing His Descent from Joseph (2) Vail, Son of Thomas Vail at Salem, Massachusetts 1640, Unknown: Unknown (1947), 357, Internet Archive (Digital Library).

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