George Arlis Galloway

Brief Life History of George Arlis

When George Arlis Galloway was born on 26 December 1894, in Charlie, Clay, Texas, United States, his father, William Riley Galloway, was 45 and his mother, Rosa Amanda Cox, was 40. He married Anna Belle Wilson on 2 January 1916, in Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Custer, Oklahoma, United States in 1940 and Washita Township, Custer, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 3 October 1985, at the age of 90, and was buried in Canute, Washita, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Arlis Galloway
1894–1985
Anna Belle Wilson
1898–1975
Marriage: 2 January 1916
Pauline Galloway
1916–1996
Winnie Galloway
1920–
Anna Lee Galloway Davis Hutson
1921–2006
Arlis P Galloway
1923–2011
Doris Geraldine Galloway
1929–1997
Joy Galloway
1933–

Sources (17)

  • Gus A Galloway, "United States Census, 1930"
  • G A Galloway, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • George A Galloway, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1900 · Governor Shot

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from Galloway in southwest Scotland, named as ‘place of the foreign Gaels’, from Gaelic gall ‘foreigner’ + Gaidheal ‘Gael’. From the 8th century or before it was a province of Anglian Northumbria. In the 9th century it was settled by mixed Gaelic-Norse inhabitants from the Hebrides and Isle of Man.

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

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