Mary Elizabeth Gallimon


Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Gallimon was born in 1848, in Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 4 sons with Benjamin Thurlby. She immigrated to United States in 1873 and lived in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Traverse Township, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Thurlby
Mary Elizabeth Gallimon
William Wood Thirlby
Thomas W Thirlby
George G. Thurlby
Edwin L Thirlby

Sources (9)

  • Mary E Thirlby in household of Benjamin Thirlby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E. Gallimon in entry for George G. Thirlby and Nellie A. White, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Mary E Thirlby in household of Benjamin I Thirlby, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

Children (4)

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 6

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.


Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 33

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

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