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 Jane <I>Riley</I> Gallagher

Jane Riley Gallagher

New York, USA
Death 4 Jun 1912 (aged 82–83)
Washington, USA
Burial Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 100044718 · View Source
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On her death certificate, her parents' names are given as Bernard and Jeanette Skekington Riley. Jane married George W. Gallagher and their known children also include: Edward, born about 1856; Charles, born about 1859; H.G., a boy born in 1860; William, born about 1861; and Nelly, born about 1863. The 1900 federal census lists her birth year as 1830.

In 1885, Jane was living with her sons William and John and daughter Nellie in Seattle, King, Washington. In 1879, Edward was living in Steilacoom with George W., Jr, and his family. An Edward Gallagher died on August 27, 1903, from "External Violence," in Wellington, King County. This Edward's age is listed as 48 years old in 1903 (for a birth year of about 1855).

In 1902, Jane applied for and received a widow's pension for her deceases husband's service in the Indian Wars. He had enlisted in Goudy's Company C, 2 Washington Territory Volunteers

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Gravesite Details Jane is buried with her son John A. Gallagher




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