Anna Gallagher

1798–1869 (Age 71)
Ireland

The Life of Anna

When Anna Gallagher was born in 1798, in Ireland, her father, Mr Attridge, was 17 and her mother, Mrs Attridge, was 16. She married James Swanton in 1833, in County Cork, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. She died in 1869, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

James Swanton
1791–1858
Anna Gallagher
1798–1869
Marriage: 1833
Phillis E. Swanton
1823–1904
Elizabeth Swanton
1842–
Sarah Ann Swanton
1846–1922
Ann Swanton
1828–1925
Sarah Swanton
1832–
George Hutchinson Swanton
1833–1917
Grace Swanton
1834–
Samuel Swanton
1835–
William Swanton
1837–
Margaret Swanton
1838–1907
Frances Swanton
1839–1917
Ellen Swanton
1840–
John H Swanton
1842–1923
James Swanton
1845–1923

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1833
County Cork, Ireland
children

(14)

    Phillis E. Swanton

    Female1823–1904Female

    Ann Swanton

    Female1828–1925Female

    Sarah Swanton

    Female1832–Female

    George Hutchinson Swanton

    Male1833–1917Male

    Grace Swanton

    Female1834–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Mr Attridge

    Male1781–Male

    Mrs Attridge

    Female1782–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1798

Age 0

Battle of Antrim.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gallchobhair ‘descendant of Gallchobhar’, a personal name from the elements gall ‘strange’, ‘foreign’ + cabhair ‘help’, ‘support’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • <Unknown> in entry for Margaret S. Bowen, "Minnesota Death Records, 1866-1916"
  • Ann Gallager in entry for John H. Swanton, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
  • Ann Swanton in entry for John Hutchinson Swanton and Cathrn Buoy, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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