George Gallaher

George Gallaher

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 21 Nov 1852 (aged 75)
LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Burial Marseilles, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 76022792 · View Source
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George Gallaher moved ca. 1835 from Fayette County, Pennsylvania to Lucas County, Ohio (parts of which became Fulton County.) George's first wife was Hannah Baird and they lived in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. After her death George remarried to Hannah (nee Haight) Howard 19 June 1838 in Wood County, Ohio.

In 1851, George Gallaher and family moved to La Salle County, Illinois. George and Hannah Baird Gallaher were the parents of eight children. They have been recorded in a family genealogy as follows: James Black Gallaher; William Kilgore Gallaher, Eliza Ann who married William Brown, Lyddy Maria, who married James G. Miller, George Washington Gallaher, Mary Jane who married John McCombs, & Robert Johnson Gallaher, and also an unnamed infant. Hannah Haight Gallaher also had children and step-children. And George Gallaher is recorded as having adopted a son, David Henry Slagle, who served in the Civil War and was postmaster of Marseilles, Illinois, from 1868 to 1888.

The 1850 census states that George Gallaher was born in Delaware. His parents moved to Fayette County, PA when he was very young. The earliest La Salle County, Illinois, burial information shows their burials in the Butterfield Cemetery, which was later known as the Christian Cemetery.

The Gallaher graves could not be found by Findagrave.com photographers.


Gravesite Details Butterfield Cemetery may also be known as the Christian Cemetery. It is overgrown and untended. Also, the La Salle County Genealogy Guild cemetery database record for George Gallaher includes the notation that his gravestone is broken.

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  • Created by: Ann Gardner
  • Added: 5 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76022792
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Gallaher (25 Oct 1777–21 Nov 1852), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76022792, citing Old Christian Cemetery, Marseilles, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ann Gardner (contributor 47547734) .