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Mary A Leonard Gallagher

  • Birth 5 May 1843 Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 26 Oct 1883 Shannon, Carroll County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Shannon, Carroll County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 11356873

Mary A. Leonard was the daughter of Matthew Leonard, a minister, and Lydia A. Rensinger Leonard. She married Gibson G. Gallagher on 14 Aug 1861 in Glandorf, Putnam County, Ohio. Mary was the mother of 10 children, all born in Ohio. In 1880 when her youngest was a newborn the entire family moved to Dickens, Clay County, Iowa. In 1883 Mary traveled, alone, on a trip to visit her brother John A. Leonard in Shannon, Carroll County, Illinois. While visiting, Mary died on 26 Oct 1883. She is buried next to her brother in the Shannon Brethren Cemetery (formerly known as the German Brethren Cemetery and the Dunkard Cemetery). Her stone simply says "MARY".


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  • Created by: Bonnie (Gallagher) Gilson
  • Added: 15 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11356873
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary A Leonard Gallagher (5 May 1843–26 Oct 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11356873, citing Shannon Brethren Cemetery, Shannon, Carroll County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie (Gallagher) Gilson (contributor 9668051) .