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Mary Eliza Tucker Galloway
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1842
Panola County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1878
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Mary Eliza was the daughter of Adolphus Fenton Tucker, Sr. (b. 1815 in Virginia) and Mary Eliza Ruffin (1818-1846). In 1867 she married Jacob Scudder Galloway, who had moved to Tennessee from his home state of New Jersey prior to the Civil War. (He subsequently served in the C.S.A. as a lieutenant.) Mary and Jacob S. Galloway had three children, Sallie Ruffin Galloway, Martha Rebecca Galloway, and John Coffee Galloway. Mary Eliza Galloway died when her son was only two years of age, in 1878. Mary's husband Jacob was a lawyer and was serving as a city judge for Memphis when the Yellow Fever epidemic broke out in the city. Mary Eliza died from the disease, but he continued working -- the only judicial officer that remained at his post during the epidemic. Mary Eliza is buried in the Fowler Section, on the Southern half of lot 23 in Elmwood Cemetery -- a lot originally purchased by her grandfather, Major William Ruffin (1797-1857), one of the cemetery's original investors. 
 
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 Parents:
  Adolphus F. Tucker (____ - 1879)
  Mary Eliza Ruffin Tucker (1818 - 1846)
 
 Spouse:
  Jacob Scudder Galloway (1838 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  John Coffee Galloway (1868 - 1934)*
  Sarah Ruffin Galloway Storm (1869 - 1956)*
  Martha Rebecca Galloway (1872 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sallie Ruffin Tucker Coffee Galloway (1838 - 1906)*
  Mary Eliza Tucker Galloway (1842 - 1878)
  Adolphus Fenton Tucker (1844 - 1913)*
  Agnes Wyatt Tucker (1846 - 1866)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Fowler section, Lot 23, Space #13
 
Maintained by: Pat Iverson
Originally Created by: Patrick Whitney
Record added: Sep 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58904040
Mary Eliza <i>Tucker</i> Galloway
Added by: Charlotte Ann Price
 
Mary Eliza <i>Tucker</i> Galloway
Added by: Patrick Whitney
 
 
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- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Sep. 14, 2012

- Charlotte Ann Price
 Added: Jan. 6, 2012

- Pat Iverson
 Added: Jan. 3, 2011
 
 
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