Pitt Galloway

21 March 1858–22 March 1913 (Age 55)
Berlin Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States

The Life of Pitt

When Pitt Galloway was born on 21 March 1858, in Berlin Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States, his father, James A. Galloway, was 36 and his mother, Cordelia Heater, was 23. He married Lucy Violetta Rogers on 24 March 1882, in Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 22 March 1913, in Orange Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Berlin Center, Ionia, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pitt Galloway
1858–1913
Lucy Violetta Rogers
1862–1953
Marriage: 24 March 1882
Fred Galloway
1884–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1882
Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States
children

(1)

    Fred Galloway

    Male1884–1916Male

Parents and Siblings

    James A. Galloway

    Male1822–Male

    Cordelia Heater

    Female1834–1897Female

siblings

(8)

    Homer Galloway

    Male1855–Male

    Male1858–1913Male

    Clark Galloway

    Male1861–1939Male

    Isadore Galloway

    Female1864–1924Female

    Frank B Galloway

    Male1867–1928Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 17

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: regional name from Galloway in southwestern 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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pitt Galloway in household of James A Galloway, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Pitt Gallaway in household of James Gallaway, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Pitt Galloway in household of James Galloway, "United States Census, 1870"

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