George Gale

29 March 1813–29 December 1888 (Age 75)
Marshfield, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Gale was born on 29 March 1813, in Marshfield, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Gale, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Brokenbrow, was 29. He married Jane Marchant on 31 December 1836, in Walcot, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Aberystruth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841 and Llanwonno, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 29 December 1888, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Gale
Jane Marchant
Marriage: 31 December 1836
Sarah Ann Gale
Jane Gale

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1836Walcot, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French gal, gale, galle ‘cock, cockerel’.English: habitational name from a minor place called with either Middle English gale, gagel (Old English gagel) ‘bog myrtle’, or with Middle English gale ‘fishery paying dues to the lord’ (Old English gafol ‘tax’?) such as Gale in Bickington (Devon) and The Gale, the name of a fishery in Ham and Stone (Gloucestershire).English: topographic name from Middle English gale, gail (Old Norse geil) ‘ravine, narrow lane’, or a habitational name from a place so named such as Gale in Littleborough, Rochdale (Lancashire), or possibly High Gale in Tatham or Tunstall (Lancashire). With the sense ‘narrow lane’ it is found in several street names in medieval York.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • George Gale in entry for Sarah Ann Gale, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • George Gale, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • George Gale, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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