Sarah Ann Galley

26 April 1843–6 November 1920 (Age 77)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Galley was born on 26 April 1843, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Gatley, was 44 and her mother, Ann Whitiker, was 40. She married John G. Irwin about 1858. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Creighton Township, Knox, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Dakota, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died on 6 November 1920, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Columbus Cemetery, Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jacob Rickly
Sarah Ann Galley
Marriage: 6 April 1879
Pearl Adelle Rickly
Clara Rickly
Lorena Rickly

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1879Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 11
    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 22
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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 (19)

    • Sarah Am Richly in household of Lo*er Hilburn, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Sarah A Galley in entry for Claude L Kent and Lorena Hilborn, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
    • Sarah A Galley in household of James Galley, "United States Census, 1860"

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