Charles Wesley Galbraith

Brief Life History of Charles Wesley

When Charles Wesley Galbraith was born on 5 July 1901, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James H. Galbraith, was 37 and his mother, Geneva Neil, was 20. He married Olive Luella Robinson on 1 March 1938, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Saint Clair, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and St. Clair Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 3 October 1992, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Union Church Cemetery, Fairfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Charles Wesley Galbraith
Olive Luella Robinson
Marriage: 1 March 1938
Lucille Marie Galbraith
Harold W Galbraith

Sources (7)

  • Charles W Galbraith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chas Wesley Galbraith, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Charles W Galbraith, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Name Meaning

Scottish: ethnic name for a Strathclyde Briton, from Gaelic gall Breathnach ‘British foreigner’. Compare Gall .

History: This name is first recorded as a surname in the Lennox, a rich agricultural region north of Glasgow under the Campsie Fells, in the 12th century. In early medieval times the region to which Lennox belongs was an independent Welsh-speaking kingdom, with its capital at Dumbarton. It was not integrated into the rest of Scotland until 1124. The first recorded chief of the Galbraiths was Gilchrist ‘the Briton’, living in 1193.

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