Samantha W. Gollaher

7 January 1846–3 February 1925 (Age 79)
Van Buren Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Samantha W.

When Samantha W. Gollaher was born on 7 January 1846, in Van Buren Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States, her father, William Culbertson Gollaher Sr., was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Orton, was 36. She married Joseph Wesley White on 7 May 1865. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Cardston Alberta Temple, Cardston, Cardston, Alberta, Canada in 1906 and Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 3 February 1925, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Gillespie Stewart
Samantha W. Gollaher
Marriage: 1881
Frank Stewart
Harry M. Stewart
Benjamin Stewart
John Stewart

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1881Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made
    Age 1
    The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 23
    Historical Boundaries - 1869: Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Uinta, Wyoming, United States

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Gallagher .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Death of Samantha Gollaher

    While visiting with my uncle, Joseph White, the oldest grandson of Samantha's, I asked him if he remembered his grandmother and the circumstances that surrounded her death in Provo, Utah. His reply wa …

    Sources (22)

    • White in household of Joseph White, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Semantha Gallyer in entry for Ben Stewart, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Samantha White, "United States Census, 1920"

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