Mary Jane Galley

6 December 1837–14 October 1875 (Age 37)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Galley was born on 6 December 1837, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Galley, was 39 and her mother, Ann Whittaker, was 34. She married Jonathan Pugmire Jr. on 15 January 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Kearney, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Nebraska, United States in 1870. She died on 14 October 1875, in Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Schuyler, Colfax, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Draper
Mary Jane Galley
Marriage: 7 September 1856
Mary Jane Draper
Charles Camp Draper
Cassius William Draper
Julia Anna Draper
Thaddeus Stephen Draper
Judson Wolvert Draper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 September 1856South Weber, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 12
    Historical Boundaries: 1849: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1854: Nebraska Territory, United States 1855: Loup, Nebraska Territory, United States 1856: Platte, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Platte, Nebraska, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: metonymic occupational name from Middle English galei(e), gallie ‘seagoing vessel with sails and oars, galley’ (Old French galee, galie), perhaps denoting an oarsman.English: variant of Galilee, topographic or occupational name from Middle English galile(e), galilie ‘small chapel or porch at the entrance to a church’, possibly denoting someone who lived near a galilee or whose work was associated with one.Scottish: variant of Gailey .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Mary Galley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Mary Galley in entry for Julia Draper Paasch, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Mary Draper in household of William Draper, "United States Census, 1860"

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