Catherine Gallinger

about 1832–1 February 1892 (Age 60)
Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Gallinger was born about 1832, in Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, her father, Heinrich Gallinger, was 38 and her mother, Olive Alguire, was 36. She married William Davis about 1855, in Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 1 February 1892, in Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

William Davis
Catherine Gallinger
Marriage: about 1855
Mary Gallinger Davis

Spouse and Children

about 1855


    Mary Gallinger Davis


Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich Gallinger


    Olive Alguire








    Elizabeth Chloe Gallinger


    John Harvey Gallinger


+8 More Children

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 35

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 37

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 51

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Galling in Bavaria or from Gallingen in East Prussia.

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

Sources (3)

  • Catherine Gallinger in entry for Mary Davis Watt, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Catherine Davis in entry for Richard Watt and Mary Davis, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Catherine Gallinger in household of George Gallinger, "Canada Census, 1871"

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