Nellie Gray Allison

1882–1959 (Age 76)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nellie Gray

When Nellie Gray Allison was born on 4 May 1882, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, her father, Albert Howard Allison, was 29 and her mother, Naomi A. Cecil, was 29. She married William Bartram Galbraith on 24 July 1901, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Newbern, Pulaski, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 1 February 1959, in Draper, Pulaski, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Galbraith Cemetery, Draper, Pulaski, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nellie Gray Allison
William Bartram Galbraith
Marriage: 24 July 1901
Bartram Allison Galbraith
Lillian Beatrice Galbraith
William Eugene Galbraith
Edith Evelyn Galbraith

Spouse & Children

  • Female1882–1959Female

  • William Bartram Galbraith


24 July 1901
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States


  • Bartram Allison Galbraith


  • Lillian Beatrice Galbraith


  • William Eugene Galbraith


  • Edith Evelyn Galbraith


Parents & Siblings

  • Albert Howard Allison


  • Naomi A. Cecil




  • India Bell Allison


  • Roland Price Allison


  • Bertha Eveline Allison


  • Nora Ann Allison


  • Female1881–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 12

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 21

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from a Middle English male personal name: in most cases probably Allen , but other possibilities include a variant of Ellis or a short form of Alexander . In some instances, it may be from a female personal name, Alise or Alice ( see Allis ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nellie G Galbraithe in household of W Bartsow Galbraithe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie G Allison in household of Albert Allison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nellie G Galbraith in household of Bartrum W Galbraith, "United States Census, 1910"

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