Martha Galley

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Galley was born on 6 March 1832, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Galley, was 33 and her mother, Ann Whittaker, was 29. She married John Clifford Barrow on 10 November 1853, in Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Platte, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States in 1870. She died on 3 May 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Clifford Barrow
Martha Galley
Marriage: 10 November 1853
Hannah Maria Galley Barrow
John Henry Barrow
Martha Alice Barrow
James Barrow
Samuel Albert Barrow
Alma Barrow
Joseph Lemuel Barrow
Frederick Barrow
Elsie Anne Mary Barrow

Sources (50)

  • Marth Barron in household of John Barron, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha G Barrow, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Martha Barrow, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

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Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

1854 · The Crimean War

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.

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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