William Wilkie Galbraith

12 May 1838–1 January 1898 (Age 59)
Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Wilkie

When William Wilkie Galbraith was born on 12 May 1838, in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Galbraith, was 26 and his mother, Anne Wilkie, was 25. He married Elizabeth Matthews Layton on 11 April 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Phillack, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 1 January 1898, in Colonia Díaz, Ascensión, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 59, and was buried in Colonia Diaz Cemetery, Colonia Díaz, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

William Wilkie Galbraith
1838–1898
Phebe Ann Flint
1855–1939
Marriage: 19 April 1875
Elizabeth Flint Galbraith
1876–1945
Henry Flint Galbraith
1878–1958
Margaret Flint Galbraith
1881–1951
Helen Flint Galbraith
1883–1959
John Flint Galbraith
1886–1962
Frank Flint Galbraith
1889–1968
Charles Flint Galbraith
1891–1948
Wilkie Flint Galbraith
1894–1971
Spencer Flint Galbraith
1896–1965

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 April 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1841
    Age 3
    Conservative rebellion against Bustamante. Santa Anna's dictatorship.
    1842
    Age 4
    Santa Anna retires to his hacienda and leaves government to Nicolás Bravo.
    1854
    Age 16
    Triumph of Plan of Ayutla under leadership of Benito Juárez.

    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.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Galbreth
    Gilbreth
    Gall
    Galbreath
    Gilbreath
    Culbreath

    Story Highlight

    GALBRAITH, William Wilkie (b 1838) Story. Mission Call.

    GALBRAITH William Wilkie (b 1838) I would like to make note that William Wilkie Galbraith was called by President Brigham Young of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 22, 1876 to …

    Sources (84)

    • William Galbraith in entry for Robert Galbraith, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • William G Hooper in household of Anne Hooper, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • William W Galbraith in entry for Wallace Powell Galbraith and Anna Lavine Johnson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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