Wesley A Galey

Brief Life History of Wesley A

When Wesley A Galey was born on 28 July 1899, in Hallowell, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, his father, Arthur Galey, was 28 and his mother, Edith Alma Johnson, was 28. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1895 and lived in Orleans, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1905. He died in 1982, at the age of 83, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.

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Wesley A Galey
1899–1982
Rae Lenore Gix
1898–1972

Sources (16)

  • Wesley A Gaily in household of Arthur Gaily, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Wesley A. Galey, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • Wesley Galey, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Galley .

Americanized form of Polish Galej: nickname meaning ‘hasten, hurry’, ultimately from Old Slavic galiti ‘to shout’.

French: variant of Gallet 1. Compare Galley .

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

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