John C Galloway

1794–8 January 1872 (Age 78)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John C

When John C Galloway was born in 1794, in North Carolina, United States, his father, William Galloway, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Harriet Essary, was 30. He married Henrietta Hannah Aiken in 1814, in Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States in 1850. He died on 8 January 1872, in Oconee, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salem, Oconee, South Carolina, United States.

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John C Galloway
Henrietta Hannah Aiken
Marriage: 1814
William Jackson Galloway
Thomas Harrison Galloway
Elizabeth Galloway
John C Galloway
Joseph Berry Galloway
James Madison Galloway
Lewis Perry Galloway
Sarah Crittenden Galloway
Adeline Gallaway
Mary Jane Galloway

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    1814Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 0
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
    Age 5
    In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow ""rock"" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the ""rock"" was a gold nugget.
    1822 · Slave Rebellion
    Age 28
    On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called "the rising." The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it.

    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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    • John C Gallaway, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Family Data Collection - Births
    • Family Data Collection - Marriages

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