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Peter Cornelius Gallagher
Birth: Dec. 5, 1869
Jeddo
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1934
Kingston
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Peter was the son of Cornelius Gallagher and Mary Shovlin Gallagher, and had two brothers and three sisters. He married Mary Ellen Ferry on October 15, 1894. They had one son, John Gallagher, that died in infancy and six daughters. He lived in several towns in the Hazleton, Pennslyvania area where he worked in the coal mines. Around 1906 he moved to Luzerne, Pennsylvania with his family. After the move, he worked as a conductor on streetcars in Wilkes Barre for the Wilkes Barre Railway Corporation. He later worked as a dispatcher and in the car shops performing maintenance. He was active in social functions at St. Ignatius Church, and he was the president of the Holy Name Society and the Irish American Society. He also belonged to a temperance society. He moved to Kingston five years before he passed away. 
 
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 Parents:
  Cornelius Gallagher (1834 - ____)
  Mary Shovlin Gallagher (1843 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ellen Ferry Gallagher (1869 - 1941)*
 
 Children:
  Ellen Kathryn Gallagher (1896 - 1944)*
  Mary Magdalene Gallagher Matthews (1898 - 1986)*
  Marguerite Mary Gallagher Moran (1901 - 2001)*
  Pauline Cecelia Gallagher Thomas (1905 - 1981)*
  Rose Rita Gallagher (1906 - 1982)*
  Kathryn Theresa Gallagher (1910 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Peter Cornelius Gallagher (1869 - 1934)
  John F Gallagher (1873 - 1946)*
  Susan Gallagher Coyle (1878 - 1924)*
  James Joseph Gallagher (1879 - 1955)*
  Mary Jane Gallagher McMonigal (1883 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Ignatius Catholic Church Cemetery
Pringle
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 41.27652, -75.9068
 
Created by: Clare Bradley
Record added: Aug 01, 2009
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