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Valesca Adeline Miller "Vallie" Riley Gallaway
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1875
Augusta
Richmond County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 1936
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA

Valesca ("Vallie") Adeline Miller Riley Gallaway was born August 30, 1875 in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia. She was the daughter of John Miller and Eliza Englert Miller Riley and the step-daughter of George M. D. Riley. She had one full sister and six younger half-siblings. Vallie was a school teacher who married school teacher and principal William F. Gallaway, Sr., and they had two children, William F. Gallaway, Jr. and Romagna Adeline Gallaway Mackie. Vallie died at age 61 on September 13, 1936 in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia and is buried in Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah. Her ancestry was German. A collection of her letters is at the University of North Carolina library in Chapel Hill. I hope one of her descendents will add her photo to this site.

Thanks so much to Riley family researchers for so much of this information. Any errors, however, are mine alone. Please go to the "edit" link on this site with any corrections or additions. If a closer relative than I would like to manage this burial site, please let me know.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Eliza Englert Miller Riley (1853 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  William Francis Gallaway (1867 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  William Francis Gallaway (1903 - 1945)*
  Romagna Adeline Gallaway Mackie (1905 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Romana H. Miller Riley (1873 - 1963)*
  Valesca Adeline Miller Riley Gallaway (1875 - 1936)
  Georgia Whitman Riley (1881 - 1958)*
  Robert Fleming Riley (1883 - 1931)*
  William Duncan Riley (1886 - 1891)*
  Henry Stephen Riley (1886 - 1955)*
  Frances Riley Caldwell (1888 - 1913)*
  Thomas C. Riley (1890 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bonaventure Cemetery
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
Plot: L-1020
 
Created by: Sharlotte Donnelly
Record added: Feb 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24322152
Valesca Adeline Miller Vallie <i>Riley</i> Gallaway
Added by: Linda Wallis
 
Valesca Adeline Miller Vallie <i>Riley</i> Gallaway
Added by: Linda Wallis
 
Valesca Adeline Miller Vallie <i>Riley</i> Gallaway
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Added by: Tim Oliver
 
 
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