Hugh Samuel Gallagher

Brief Life History of Hugh Samuel

When Hugh Samuel Gallagher was born on 7 March 1872, in Belvidere, Boone, Illinois, United States, his father, John Gallagher, was 44 and his mother, Susan McGonigle, was 44. He married Emma M Stewart on 7 December 1895, in Belvidere, Boone, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 17 July 1938, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Belvidere Cemetery, Belvidere Township, Boone, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Samuel Gallagher
1872–1938
Emma M Stewart
1870–1942
Marriage: 7 December 1895
Helen Mabel Gallagher
1897–1950
Walter Andrew Gallagher
1899–1981

Sources (25)

  • Samual Gallagher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hugh Gallagher, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Hugh Gallagher, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1877 · The First Workers Strike

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Siobhan, Declan, Brigid, Eamon, Padraic, Clancy, Conal, Dermot, Donal, Donovan, Dymphna.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gallchobhair ‘descendant of Gallchobhar’, a personal name based on gall ‘foreign’ + cabhair ‘support’.

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

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