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Janet Galt
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1809
Girvan
South Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Mar. 8, 1901
Traer
Tama County
Iowa, USA

Janet (Jennat) Wilson Galt Memorial# 62378552
b. Aug 12, 1809, Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland
d.Mar 8, 1901, Trear, Tama, Iowa

Jennat was born on Glessal farm in Girvan, Scotland. She married John Galt in 1834. They lived in Poundland, Ayrshire, Scotland. They had six children all born in Scotland. Three died very young. With the three living children; David, Elizabeth and Jane, they came to Tama County in 1856 and settled on a farm in Old Buckingham. Jennat was known to the family as "Auntie Jen" John was a blacksmith by trade. He had a blacksmith shop with many helpers but sometimes she would get disgusted with the blundering, lay down his hammer and go to get Aunty Jen. She could hit with sledge the best of any of them, much to the amazement of the men. When Margaret Drynan Wilson (her sister-in-law) died, the youngest girl was Grace. "That she might be taken care of, Aunty Jen took her home to her house. She had her for a couple of years or so. Sickness came to the family and little Grace died. Aunty Jen was quite upset about it all, but that was just another one of the things they had to contend with in those days." This story was written by Dalton Kennedy Wilson in his story of the "Pioneer Wilson Family".

Father James Wilson, Memorial# 95281630
Mother: Jane Lusk Wilson Memorial# 95281648

Birth/death information, parental links, and biographical information was provided courtesy of Find A Grave member Marilyn Harrison. Thank you 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Wilson (1779 - 1865)
  Jane Lusk Wilson (1789 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  John Galt (1810 - 1885)
 
 Children:
  David Galt (1836 - 1924)*
  Elizabeth Galt Provan (1843 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret C. Wilson McDowall (1808 - 1874)*
  Janet Galt (1809 - 1901)
  John Wilson (1811 - 1892)*
  Andrew Wilson (1815 - 1817)*
  West Wilson (1820 - 1907)*
  Sarah Wilson McMillan (1822 - 1907)*
  Chirstina Wilson Dodd (1824 - 1913)*
  Grace Wilson Wilson (1826 - 1918)*
  James Wilson (1827 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: The northern face of this marker is always in shadow, making it very difficult to obtain a clear photo.
 
Burial:
Buckingham Cemetery
Traer
Tama County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Couple of Gravers
Record added: Nov 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62378552
Janet Galt
Added by: Marilyn Harrison
 
Janet Galt
Added by: Couple of Gravers
 
Janet Galt
Added by: Couple of Gravers
 
 
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