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The Richland County – Shelby Chapter
Of The Ohio Genealogical Society


 
Wilson - Oakland Cemetery
(Old Shelby Cemetery)
 
 
 
This Shelby cemetery was moved from it's original location on High
School Ave. to the back of Oakland cemetery. Some of the oldest
stones in the immediate Shelby area are included in this grouping.
 
 
One of Shelby's Founding Fathers
 
 
 
James Gambel / Gamble
(1760 - 1841)
 

 
The plaque above the stone reads:
 
 Corp. James Gambel
 
A Soldier of the
Revolutionary War
New York Militia
 

The stone reads:
 
In Memory of
James Gamble
who departed this life
June 1, 1841,
aged 81 years, 5 months
& 1 d.
 

 
Gamble School
 
 
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