This is being posted to help any one searching the name of Gaby in TN. It is a timeline I put together to help find the parents and ancestors of my Ggrandmother Mary (Polly) Gaby, who was an orphan. I believe it shows a definite connection of the Gabys of TN to Martin Gaby and his family in PA.
I believe I have touched on all the censuses of VA NC and TN pertaining to the name Gaby and its variations. The parents of my Mary may not even be listed in these censuses. Its almost certain that her parents and siblings stopped being a family around 1845, and with the migration to places like Oregon, California, Texas, and Utah,and other points west. They could have left with great hopes and met with disaster along the way. So I do hope someone can use thes pages.
1742, May 9,
Martin Gaby was born in Germany. Martin married Susannah Price.
Their children were Isaac, Martin, Peter, Catherine, Susan, Abraham, Jacob,
Daniel, Esther, Matthias, Salomi, Solomon..Not necessarily in that order.
Ancestry World Tree at ancestry.com shows an Isaac Gaby
married to a Magdalena Fratz No Date.
Isaac was born. He is listed in the 1830 VA census Botetourt Co. as 50 to 60 yrs old.
Magdalena Fratz was born. (source: she is listed in 3- 1850 census as 76 yrs old. She was the wife of Isaac Gaby, son
Jan. 4 Daniel Gaby was born in Berks Co. PA. He married Anna Ahn
21 Nov. Esther Gaby was born in berks County PA. She married Jacob Pfoutz.
(about). Matthias Gaby was born in Berks Co. PA. Spouse unknown.
25 May. Salomi Gaby was born. She married Daniel Fiant.
(about) Solomon Gaby was born in Berks Co. PA. He married Elizabeth Price
Catherine Nininger, Martin F. Gaby's wife was born. This Martin Gaby could be
the son of Isaac and Magdalena Fratz.
(listed in 1840 TN census as 40 to 50 yrs old)
Martin F. Gaby (Gabe 1810PA) (Gabee 1830VA)) (Gabi1850 TN) (Gaba Marriage to Catherine Nininger.) was born. (source:He is listed in 1860 census as 63 yrs old) This could be the first son of Isaac Gaby, son of Martin Gaby sr in PA. Using a naming pattern popular at the time, Martin would be named after the father's father which would be Martin sr.
He married Catherine Nininger.on Mar 20, 1820. She is listed in the 1830 census as being 30 to 40 yrs old.
C. F. Gaby was born. He is listed in the 1840 census of Washington Co. TN See 1840 date.
Isaac P. Gaby was born. He is listed in the census index as Isaac T. but this is an error in reading the census. He is listed in the 1840 census as 30 to 40 years old. See 1840 date.
C.F. Gaby's wife born ( source: listed in 2-1840 census as 30 to 40 yrs old)
Isaac P Gaby's wife born. (She is listed in1840 census as 20 to 30 yrs old).
20 Jan. Martin Gaby Sr. died. He is buried at the Pricetown Meeting House Cemetery in Berks PA
Mar. 20. Botetourt Co. VA. Martin Gaby and Catherine Nininger married.
Nov. 21 Mary Gaby was born in Botetort Co. VA to Martin F. Gaby and Catherine Nininger. Her middle name is Magdalena. (Listed in Ashe Co. NC 1850 census) (see 1880) date. She is listed in the 1850 census of Ashe Co. NC. See 1850 date.
July 29. Marriage, Isaac P Gaby married Harriet Hardberger. Franklin Co. VA. See 1800 - 1810
1830 to 1840. Isaac Gaby senior must have died during this period.
abt. Sept. an Isaac Gaby was born.(he died in 1914 in Washington County. From Death Abstract Records.1914-1916. His obituary said his father and mother are listed as Isaac Gaby (VA) and Martha Hibarger. (VA) This could be an older brother of Mary (Polly) Gaby. See 1850 for Mary (Polly).
Mary (Polly) Gaby was born. Source: She is listed in the 1850 Washington Co. TN census as Polly Gaby 12 yrs old, 1860 census as 22 yrs old and 1870 as Mary Eades,32 yrs old and 1880 as M. F. Eades 42 yrs old
Census of Washington Co. Tn shows a C.F. Gaby, 30 to 40 yrs old. His name or any record of him has never been found anywhere else in any State by this researcher. He could be the father of Mary (Polly) Gaby, born about 1838. The census of C.F. lists 1 female 0 to 5 years old, and 2 males 0 to 5 yrs old. The census of 1850 Washington Co shows 5 children living with other families. 2 of these wouldn't have been born in 1850 and the other 3 fit into these age groups of the 1840 census.
Census of W ashington Co. TN shows an Isaac P. Gaby. In the 1840 census.
He also could be the Father of Mary (Polly) Gaby. He is listed with 2 males
O to 5 and 1 female 0 to 5. Also Males 5 to 10- 1. Females 20—30- 1. This could be his wife.
Isaac Gaby died in washington Co. TN
Washington County TN census 1850 shows 5 Gaby children living in the households of persons with different surname. They are:
Martin, age 13, living with Himes. Polly,age 12, living with Bowman, John, 12 living with Hunt, Elizabeth, 7 living with Rush, and Christty, living with Lineweaver. Their father could be C. F. Gaby or Isaac P. Gaby.
1850 Magdalena (Fratz) Gaby is listed in the 1850 Washington Co. census in the household of an Isaac and Sarah Eads, age 39. Magdalena is the wife of Isaac sr. of PA
She was born in PA.
Martin GABI is listed in the 1850 census of Hawkins Co. Tn. 63 Yrs old
This would be the Martin F. Gaby, son to Isaac Gaby Senior., born in PA.
Census Fayette Co. Tn RW Gaby, age 82. Born in SC.Living with him is Sarah, age 32. This is the only Gaby,Gabi, Gabe, Gabee I found int the 3 states of NC, VA, and TN, that wouldn’t be connected to the other GABYs of
TN, VA, NC, and PA.
Washington Co. TN Mary, (Polly) is listed in the 1860 census with Christina Bowman.
Census of TN 1860. Gaby Children and young adults living with families of other names as were the children in the 1850 census. Harriet, Isaac, Margaret, of washington Co TN., and Meigs of Greene Co. TN
Mary Gaby of Ashe Co. married a Martin Gaby. Her middle name was Magdalena. See 1824.
1870, May 8 Mary Gaby married Francis Eads. in Sullivan Co. TN she is the Polly
who is an orphan in the 1850 TN census.
1880 Census, Greene Co. TN E. dist. 44 lists a Mary Sheets. Age 56. This is the Mary Magdalena Gaby, listed in the 1850 census as 26 yrs old. She married Martin Sheets. Her father is Martn Gaby. She was born in VA her mother and father were born in PA
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