Ann Whitiker

21 February 1803–26 June 1861 (Age 58)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Whitiker was born on 21 February 1803, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Whitaker, was 49 and her mother, Hannah Jackson, was 36. She married James Galley on 21 February 1827, in Prestbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Hurdsfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Platte, Nebraska, United States in 1860. She died on 26 June 1861, in Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Galley
Ann Whitiker
Marriage: 21 February 1827
Hanna Amelia Galley
George Whittaker Galley Sr
Martha Galley
Samuel James Galley
Sarah Gatley
Mary Jane Galley
James Henry Galley
Sarah Ann Galley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1827Prestbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
    Age 12
    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 16
    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. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Whitacre in Warwickshire or High Whitaker in Lancashire, both of whose names derive from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + æcer ‘field’. The name may also be derived from Wheatacre in Norfolk or Whiteacre in Waltham (Kent), both of which derive from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘field’. Compare Whittaker .

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

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    Sources (32)

    • Ann Galley in household of James Galley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ann Whittaker in entry for Martha G Barrow, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Ann Galley in household of James Galley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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