Anna Gallagher


Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Gallagher was born in 1798, in Ireland, her father, Mr Attridge, was 18 and her mother, Mrs Attridge, was 17. 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
Anna Gallagher
Marriage: 1833
Phillis E. Swanton
Elizabeth Swanton
Sarah Ann Swanton
about 1846–1922
Ann Swanton
Sarah Swanton
George Hutchinson Swanton
Grace Swanton
Samuel Swanton
William Swanton
Margaret Swanton
Frances Swanton
Ellen Swanton
John H Swanton
James Swanton

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Ann Gallager - Published information: Death record or certificate: birth-name: Ann Gallager
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ann Gallager - Published information: death: 6 March 1901; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • <Unknown> in entry for Margaret S. Bowen, "Minnesota Death Records, 1866-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1833County Cork, Ireland
  • Children (14)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Siobhan, Declan, Brigid, Eamon, Padraic, Clancy, Conal, Dermot, Donal, Donovan, Dymphna.

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gallchobhair ‘descendant of Gallchobhar’, a personal name based on gall ‘foreign’ + cabhair ‘support’.

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

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