Brownfield Galbreath1

#3780, (March 1860 - November 1860)
Last EditedApr 18, 2003
Name Variation Brownfield Galbraith1 
Birth*March 1860 Tennessee, USA1 
Death*November 1860 Jackson County, Tennessee, USA; Died of scarlet fever.1 

Citations

  1. [S92] Tennessee Mortality Schedules - Extracts 1850, 1860, 1880 (Nashville, TN: Byron Sistler, 1984), p. 114.. Hereinafter cited as Tennessee Mortality Schedules.

Carter Thomas Galbreath1

#3743, ( - June 1778)
Last EditedMay 31, 2004
Relationship4th great-granduncle of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*John Galbreath1 b. s 1710, d. bt 24 Sep 1769 - 3 Oct 1769
Mother*Catherine (?)1 d. a 1769
Name Variation Galbraith 
Name Variation Thomas Galbreath 
Land*1769 York County, Pennsylvania, USA; When Thomas' father died, he left him one third of his land. 
Will*15 May 1775 Mount Pleasant Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; Transcription of Will:
In the Name of God Amen the 15th Day of May 1775 I Thomas Galbreaith (sic) of Mount Pleasant Township and county of York being in a weakly frame of body and perfect mind and memory thanks be to God therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for All men once to Die Do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament that is to day Principally and first of all I give and Recommend my soul into the Hands of Almighty god that gave it and My body I recommend to the land to be buried in a Deacent Christian Manner at the Discretion of my Executors Nothing Doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall Receive the same again by the Mighty power of God and as touching Such Worldly Estate Wherewith it hath pleases God to bless one with in this life I give and Demise and Dispose of the same in the following manner and form I give and bequeath to my loving Mother Catrin Galbreath the benefit of the premises on which I now live whilst unmarried her living Single She is to have it during life and after her Death the premises to be sold to the best Advantage when opertunity Serves the best for My brother Robert Galbreatith and John Campbell and the price of such premises to be equally Divided betwist My brothers and sisters Apart to William Galbreaith A part, to Robert Galbreaith A part, to John Galbreaith Apart, to John Stenson A part, Benjamin Galbreaith A part, John Campbell Apart, William Galbreaith brother i law Apart, Sister Rebecah Galbreaith Apart, and further I do leave my horse Punch? to Sister Rebecah and the Bay Colt with asnip? in his face I leave to My Mother to answer some tariffing Debts the Grain in the Gound I Allow to pay the ______ and the remainder My Mother to have for her support.
Signed, Sealed and Published In presence of John Campbell and Alexander McCarter
Signed by Thomas Galbreath
Note: His siblings appeared to be age-ordered so Stinson (who was called Steefinson in father John's will) is husband to Agnes, Campbell to Elizabeth, and Galbraith to Catherine, Rebecca is still single. Since the will was written in 1775 and in the father's will in 1769, Elizabeth and Catherine were not married, they must have married in this time period. Mother Catron may have died as Administrator Robert settles the estate with the Register with an account balance of £783.3.5 subject to terms of distribution of the will.
John Campbell renounces his rights as executor since he is moving.
2 
Death*June 1778 York County, Pennsylvania, USA3 
Probate*8 June 1778 York County, Pennsylvania, USA; John Campbell of Straban Township who was left as an executor renounces the administration on this date.4 
Probate26 August 1778 York County, Pennsylvania, USA; An account of the inventory filed on this date shows a balance of £783.3.5, subject to distribution.4 

Citations

  1. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), p. 28. Her source is John's will.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.
  2. [S148] Will: Thomas Galbraith of Mount Pleasant Township, York County, Pa. Written 15 May 1775, Probated 08 June 1778. Transcription by Patricia Balkcom, May 2004. Original at York County Archives.
  3. [S112] Clan Galbraith Association, The Red Tower Journal: Vol. XXIV, No.1 (Sept. 2002), p. 5. "Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) county Pennsylvania" by William Gilbreath.. Hereinafter cited as "The Red Tower Journal."
  4. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County [Pennsylvania], 1946) p. 109. Her source: York County Court House, Office of the Register of Wills.. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County.

Catherine Galbreath1

#2593, (1760 - 1837)
Last EditedMay 8, 2012
Relationship3rd great-grandmother of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsJ Balkcom Tree (Maternal) - Ancestors of Zela (Franks) Balkcom
Descendants of James McKamie
Descendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*William Galbreath1 b. 6 Mar 1736, d. 1800
Mother*Catherine (?)
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1760 Pennsylvania, USA1 
Marriage* Principal=Francis McKamie1 
Married Name McKamie1 
Will4 January 1799 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; (I have copy of the will)
In the name of God Amen, I William Galbreath, of the State of North Carolina and County of Orange, being in perfect health and sound mind and memory thanks be given to Almighty God, therefore calling unto mind the Mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, I do hereby make and ordain this to be my last will and testament. First of all I give and recommend my soul unto the hand of God who give it and my body to the earth to b buried in a Christian like and decent manner at the designation of my Executors hereafter mentioned and touching such Worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give, bequeath and dispose of the same in manner and following, VIZ.
Item 1. I give and bequeath to my eldest son Walter Galbreath five hundred acres of land in the state of Tennessee in the middle district on Mill Creek of equal quantity of the rest of the tract on one thousand acres purchased by Jeremiah Chamberlain and myself No. 1908.
Item 2. I give and bequeath to my second son William Galbreath no other lands but that already conveyed to him viz fifty acres of land lying in Orange County, North Carolina, on back creek known by the name of Mill tract also five hundred acres of land in Tennessee State conveyed to him as it stands on record in the registers of Orange County, also my Negro man named July and my walking cane and Mill stones and the irons belonging to them.
Item 3. I give and bequeath to my third and youngest son John Galbreath the plantation where I now dwell with my mansion house with all appurtenances thereto belonging to the said place; addition also my Negro man named Tony, my bay, Hogs, cattle, Jack, Saddle and bridle and my shotgun and my small chest, and my featherbed and furniture also four hundred acres of land on the Duck River on the East Side of Sugar Creek of No. 2.
Item 4. I give and bequeath to my eldest Daughter Catron Galbreath now McKimey and to her lawful issue two hundred acres of land in the State of Tennessee on the South side of Duck River on the East side of Sugar Creek, also one hundred acres of land I give and bequeath to my son-in-law Francis McKimey also 50 acres of land to my grandson William McKimey both of which shall join the above mentioned two hundred acres left to my daughter Catron of No. 2 in original Grant.
Item 5. I give and bequeath to my Daughter Mary Galbreath now Dickson and her issues two hundred acres in the State of Tennessee, also fifty acres of Land I give and bequeath to my grandson William Dickson adjoining the said two hundred acres of the south Side of Duck River on the East Side of Sugar Creek No. 2 in the original grant.
Item 6. I give and bequeath to my third daughter Elizabeth Galbreath now Cunningham and her lawful issue three hundred acres of land in the State of Tennessee also I give and bequeath to my grandson William Galbreath Cunningham one hundred forty acres of land including a mill seat on Buchanan's Creek not far from the mouth of said Creek joining the above three hundred acres of No. 226 in the original grant with one cow and half my sheep.
Item 7. I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann Galbreath two hundred acres of land in the State of Tennessee it being a part of the last mentioned tract of No. 226 including whole 140A, also my mare that I usually ride with her saddle and bridle and a bed and furniture called her own and my large Walnut Chest and Tea Table, half dozen of Chairs and my small Dutch oven, a set of cups and saucers and spoons and a set of knives and forks and half dozen of table spoons, one choice of all my cattle and half all my sheep and half dozen of delft plates and a spinning wheel, and my three large pewter dishes and the other pewter be equally divided amongst my four Daughters above named.
Item 8. I give all my other movable property not willed to be sold and debts due me to be collected to pay all my just debts and the surplus if any to be equally divided among my three sons VIZ Walter, William, and John Galbreath.
Item 9. And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my well beloved son John and my well beloved son-in-law Matthew Cunningham my whole and Sole Executors of this my last will and Testament and I do hereby utterly nominate and revoke all other wills or Testaments heretofore made and I do Testify and confirm this and no other to be my last will and testament in witness hereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this 4th day of January 1799.
     
Test: M. Cunningham (signed) William Galbreath
Wm. Kirk
(executors qualified)

N.B. Provided that either of my unmarried children VIZ Walter, John and Ann Galbreath should be removed by Death intestate or without a lawful heir of their own body then their part of the before willed Estate to be equally divided amongst the Brothers and sisters of their own sex VIZ Walters to be divided between William and John, and John's in like manner between Walter and William Galbreath, and Ann's to be divided in like manner between her other sisters.

Witnesses: M. Cunnigham (signed) William Galbreath
Wm. Kirk

In my lifetime I have traded 250 acres of land for a gray horse at 250 dollars which a loan to be made up out of my surplus money to him on home this is lacking.

Wm. Kirk (signed) William Galbreath; Principal=William Galbreath2
Land15 November 1809 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "This indenture made 15th day of Nov. 1809 between William Galbreath of the county of Adams, Pa., Walter Galbreath, Robert Dixon and Mary his wife and William Dixon an infant by his natural guardian and the said Robert Dixon of the County Orange NC., Francis McKamie and Catherine his wife, William McKamie, and Ann Galbreath of the county of Guilford, of the other part Witnessed whereas William Galbreath (Sr.) late of the county of Orange departed this life in and about the year 1800, Having previously published in writing his last will and testament and thereon approved. The aforesaid Matthew Cunningham and his son John Galbreath dec'd his executors and whereas, He died seized aforesaid entitled to Sundry Tracts of Land Lying situated and being in the State of Tennessee and leaving children him surviving. The aforesaid William Galbreath, Walter Galbreath, John Galbreath, Catharene intermarried with Francis McKame, Mary intermarried with Robert Dixon, Elizabeth intermarried with foresaid Matthew Cunningham and Ann Galbreath who are his heirs At law and devises and whereas the said William Galbreath amongst other tracts of land in the state of Tennessee was seized at his death, a certain tract containing one thousand acres more or less, situated lying and being in the Middle District in said state on the south side of Duck River on the East side of Sugar Creek adjoining the lands of Samuel Patton, Jr., Thomas Nicholson, George Martin and Amos Balch and in and by his Last Will devises four hundered acres of this Tract of land to his son John Galbreath, one hundred and Thirty to Francis McKamie, Two hundred and thirty to Catherene McKemie, Wife of Francis, fifty acres thereof to William McCamie, son of said Francis, two hundered acres thereof to Mary Dixon, fifty acres thereof to William Dixon, son of said Mary who by virtue of law devises become same as Tenants in common ot the tract of land aforesaid and whereas the said John Galbreath did sell to one Roger Snell, two hundred and fifty four acres of the four hundred devised to whom as aforesaid and died without issue, whereby all Interest Title and estate in the aforesaid Tract of Land became by virtue of a Claim in the aforesaid William Galbreath Last Will vested in his surviving Brother William Galbreath and Walter Galbreath. And whereas no partition hath yet been made.; Principal=Major William G. Galbreath, Principal=Walter Galbreath3,4 
Land23 July 1814 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; The deed states that Matthew Cunningham and Betsy, his wife, and Francis McAmy and his wife Catsey, Anne Huff, all of Bedford Co., TN to Mary Dickson (Dixon) of Orange Co., NC, land on Big Flat Creek. Catsey signed her name Catherine McAmy, Reg. 10 June 1817. (It is not clear from this source whether they were buying or selling land).; Principal=Francis McKamie, Principal=Mary Galbreath5 
Land14 August 1814 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "Jeremiah Chamberlain to Heirs John Galbreath. This Indenture made the 14th day of August in the year of Our Lord one thousand Eight hundred fourteen between Jeremiah Chamberlain of the County of Granger, State of Tenessee of the one Part and Walter Galbreath, Francis McCamick and Catherine his wife and Matthew Cunningham and Elizabeth his wife and John Huff and Ann his wife, all of the county of Bedford, State of Tennessee and William Galbreath of Adams County, State of Pennsylvania and Mary Dixon widow of Robert, John Galbreath, decd of the other part Witnessed that for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred dollars to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he the said Jeremiah Chamberlain hath bargained and sold and doth by these presents bargain, sell of, Confirm unto the said Walter Galbreath, Francis McKamy and Catherine his wife, Matthew Cunningham and Elizabeth his wife, and John Huff and Ann his wife all of the county of Bedford...all the Heirs of John Galbreath decd. His undivided half of a certain portion of land granted to Jeremiah Chamberland and William Galbreath of Orange Co., State of North Carolina containing one thousand acres lying and being in Bedford County, State of Tennessee by Flat Creek on South branch of Duck River beginning at hickory... It is hereby perfectly understood that the said Jeremiah Chambelain is not bound to defend the above undivided half of the above thousand acres from any claim...but only from himself and his heirs... In Testimony whereof he Hath herewith set his hand and seal this day and year first above.
                                                  
Jeremiah Chamberlain
Ja Polk
C Manalless
State of Tennessee, Granger County
August Term 1814
Ordered to be registered by the Register of Bedford Co.
Registered by Jan 15th 1815 Edw Wade, Registrar.; Principal=Walter Galbreath, Principal=Francis McKamie6 
Land23 July 1816 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "Matthew Cunningham and Betsy, his wife, Francis McAmey and Catsy his wife, and Anne Huff, all of Bedford, and Mary Dickson of Orange County, North Carolina sold to John B. Cummins of Bedford land on big Flat Creek.
Recorded 10 June 1817."; Principal=Francis McKamie, Witness=Elizabeth Galbreath, Witness=Matthew A. Cunningham, Witness=Ann Galbreath, Witness=Mary Galbreath7 
Land*11 March 1818 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; The deed entry states:
Know all men by these presents that I Francis McCamey and Catherine my wife, formerly Catherine Galbreath both of the County of Bedford and State of Tennessee...have this day sold and conveyed unto our Two sons, John Mccamey and Robert Mccamey of the same state and county aforesaid, their heirs and assigns forever without any recourse upon either of us for and in consideration of a valuable amount to us in hand paid John and Robert Mckamey, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, that we, the said Francis and Catherine Mckemy of the first part hath this day bargained, Sold alined, Conveyed and set over unto said John and Robert...one certain Tract of Land Lying and being in the county and State aforesaid and on the Waters of Big Flat Creek being that quantity of Land Which was willed and bequeathed by William Galbreath to his daughter Catherine Galbreath now Catherine Mckemy which said Tract of Land containing Two hundred and twenty acres by the same more or less when actually surveyed off agreeable to the Last Will and Testament of William Galbreath deceased and the said John and Robert MCKAMEY are to have and to Hold all and Singular the said Tract forever Piece and Parcel of land, with the handlements and appurtenances thereto belonging to the only Proper use benefit and behoof of them the said John and Robert their heirs forever without any responsibility upon us Whatever. In Testimony where of we have herewith Individually say our hands and affixed our Seals this 11th day of March 1818.
Francis Mckamey (seal)
Catherine Mckemy (seal)
In Lieu of the Court
Witnessed Joshua Holt, John Jutton, Joseph Steel.

Bedford County January Term 1819
I James Mckessick Clerk...execution of the within deed from Francis and Catherine his wife examined separately and individually whether she acknowledged the same freely and independently acknowledged that she did acknowledge the same freely and voluntarily without fear constraint...from her husband, Whereupon the court ordered that the same be certified.
Jas B. Messick, Clerk,
Registered 6th day Jan 1819
Edw Wad, Registrar; Principal=Francis McKamie, Witness=John McKamie, Witness=Robert McKamie8 
Land15 January 1819 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "Know all men by these presents that We the undersigned of the county of Bedford, State of Tennessee Being a Part of the Heirs Devises and Lagaties of John Galbreath Deceased of the Sate of North Carolina and County of Orange of the one part and Walter Galbreath of the state and county aforesaid of the other part, and we the undersigned heirs as aforesaid do by These presents Relinquish all our right...or claim in and to a certain Tract of land lying and being in the county of Bedford and State of Tennessee...south side of Duck River ...containing One hundred and Eighty three acres, sixty eight poles be the same more or less, being part of a five hundred and sixty acre Tract more or less, which was purchased by John Galbreath dec'd in his lifetime from Jeremiah Chamberland being his part of a One thousand Acre tract entered in the Name of William Galbreath and Jeremiah Chamberland and we the heirs do hereby these presents Transfer said acres over unto the said Walter Galbreath all our aforesaid right, interest and claim to the assigns forever without any Responsibility upon us the said heirs and legatees and do by these presents renounce any claim that we may have had or may hereafter have to said land as heirs aforesaid. in Testimony whereof we and each of us Have hereunto set our hands and affixed our seals This 15th day of January 1819.
The above was acknowledged before me and the women that Have signed herewith. Their husbands were privately examined by the assigned. This paper for the purposes Therein names with their own free will to which they did.
William Galbreath
Matt Cunningham
Elizabeth Cunningham
Ann Huff
Cathren Mckamey
Francis Mckamey
Joshua Holt
William Ray
Registered 4th day of July 1821; Principal=Major William G. Galbreath, Principal=Walter Galbreath9 
Land*8 February 1837 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; The four sisters, Ann, Catherine, Mary, and Elizabeth sold about 169 acres to Andrew Reed. Registered 30 Aug. 1838.; Principal=Ann Galbreath, Witness=Mary Galbreath, Witness=Elizabeth Galbreath10 
Death*1837 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA1 

Family

Francis McKamie b. 15 Aug 1758, d. 4 Mar 1833
Marriage* Principal=Francis McKamie1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), page 206.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.
  2. [S122] Will of William Galbreath. Written 04 Jan 1799. Copy found at the North Carolina Archives.
  3. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 34. Her source Bedford County, TN Deeds Book B, p. 202 located in the STate Library, Nashville, TN.
  4. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 39. Original source is Rutherford County Deed Book D, p. 283.
  5. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 207. Her source is Bedford County, TN Deed Book "G", p. 452.
  6. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 35. Her source is Bedford County, TN Deed Book "E", p. 374.
  7. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 36. Her source is Bedford County, TN Deed Book "G", p. 452.
  8. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 37. Her source Bedford County Land Deeds, Book J, p. 216.
  9. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 37. Her source Bedford County Land Deeds, Book N, p. 426.
  10. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 38. Original source - Bedford County Deeds Book HH, p. 149.
  11. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 209.
  12. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 208.
  13. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 208. Her source Bedford County Land Deeds, March 1818.
  14. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 215.

Catherine Galbreath1

#3747
Last EditedApr 25, 2004
Relationship4th great-grandaunt of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*John Galbreath1 b. s 1710, d. bt 24 Sep 1769 - 3 Oct 1769
Mother*Catherine (?)1 d. a 1769
Name Variation Galbraith 
Marriage*between 1769 and 1775 Pennsylvania, USA; Principal=William Galbreath2 
Will10 June 1802 Sumner County, Tennessee, USA; The will stated: "First I give to my Daughter Ann Weems one Cow to the value of Ten dollars - also I give and bequeath to my dear wife and four sons, Andrew, John, William, and Robert and my daughter Catharine all my land and moveable estate be equally divided, what Andrew received since he was married to be counted into his part, and at my wife's decease her part to be equally divided among my six children And I make and ordain my wife Executrix and my son John Executor...
Wm. Galbreath (seal)
Nimrod Browning and John Stertison (illegible, but expected to be Stevenson).
Note: Although Catherine is not stated to be his wife, a deed in 1818, Sumner County, states that "Catherine Galbraith, Executrix to the will of William Galbraith Deceased..." The same children are stated in the deed as in the will, except for John who has died.; Principal=William Galbreath3,4 
Land*29 July 1818 Sumner County, Tennessee, USA; The deed shows the surviving family of William Galbraith, deceased, selling 150 acres to Elijah Ward. The deed mentions Catherine Galbraith, Executrix and children William, Robert, Catherine Tracey, and Andrew, (son, John had died in 1805).; Principal=Catherine Galbreath, Witness=William Galbreath, Witness=Andrew Galbreath, Witness=William Galbreath, Witness=Robert Galbreath5 

Family

William Galbreath d. 1803
Children

Citations

  1. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), p. 28. Her source is John's will.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.
  2. [S112] Clan Galbraith Association, The Red Tower Journal: Vol. XXIV, No.1 (Sept. 2002), p. 5. "Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania" by William Gilbreath. Original Sources York County Records D-136 and D-32, 26 Aug. 1778.. Hereinafter cited as "The Red Tower Journal."
  3. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 42.
  4. [S140] William Gilbreath, Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania (January 2004): p. 14, source was the Sumner County TN Will Book, vol. 1, p. 69.. Hereinafter cited as "Early Galbreaths of Adams Co PA."
  5. [S140] William Gilbreath, "Early Galbreaths of Adams Co PA", p. 14, source Sumner County, TN Deed Book No. 9, p. 35.
  6. [S140] William Gilbreath, "Early Galbreaths of Adams Co PA", p. 14, birth estimation on date of marriage.
  7. [S140] William Gilbreath, "Early Galbreaths of Adams Co PA", p. 14, source Sumner County, TN wills, p.45, no.9.

Catherine Galbreath1

#3799, (say 1793 - )
Last EditedApr 27, 2003
Father*Robert Galbreath1 b. b 1756, d. c 1831
Mother*Elizabeth Walton
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*say 1793 1 
Witness*4 April 1816 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA; to the Will of Hugh Forbis. I am not sure this is the correct "Caty Galbreath", but it is possible as Catherine's sister, Mary, married a Forbis.2 
Will30 May 1831 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA; States that his oldest son Thomas, and children John, James, and Jain Landreth and Mary Forbis each get one dollar. Son William gets "my smith tools", daughter Catherine Gilbreath - "my cow",. Sons William, Joseph and daughter Catherine -get 3 horses, all my lands on the Alamance, all my property. Exrs.: Sons William and Joseph Gilbreath. Wits: John Coe, William Doak.; Principal=Robert Galbreath3 

Citations

  1. [S94] Irene Webster, compiler, Guilford County, North Carolina Will Abstracts 1771-1841 (NC: self published, 1979), p.113, will of Robert Galbreath.. Hereinafter cited as Guilford Co., NC Will Abstracts.
  2. [S94] Irene Webster, Guilford Co., NC Will Abstracts, p.146.
  3. [S94] Irene Webster, Guilford Co., NC Will Abstracts, p.113, Will of Robert Galbreath, Will Book B, File #0659.

Catherine Galbreath1

#4438
Last EditedJan 11, 2004
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name9 July 1766 Tennant1 
Marriage*9 July 1766 Pennsylvania, USA; Principal=Charles Tennant1 

Citations

  1. [S138] John B Linn and William H Egle, compiler, Names of Persons for Whom Marriage Licenses Were Issued in the Province of Pennsylvania Previous to 1790 (Harrisburg, Pa: Pennsylvania Archives, 1890), Book listed on www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as PA Marriages before 1790.

Catherine Galbreath1

#4569, (1846 - )
Last EditedFeb 16, 2004
Father*Samuel Galbreath1 b. 1822
Mother*Jane (?)1 b. 1816
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1846 Pennsylvania, USA1 
Cen-Enum*17 October 1850 Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Catherine Gilbreath", white, female, age 4, born PA. Living with parents and one sister (assumed relationships).; Principal=PA Westmoreland Co Census 1850, Witness=James Galbreath1 

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, PA, Westmoreland Co., Ligonier Township, p. 30.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.

Catherine Galbreath1

#4635
Last EditedMay 5, 2004
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*William Galbreath1 d. 1803
Mother*Catherine Galbreath1
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name Tracey2 
Will10 June 1802 Sumner County, Tennessee, USA; The will stated: "First I give to my Daughter Ann Weems one Cow to the value of Ten dollars - also I give and bequeath to my dear wife and four sons, Andrew, John, William, and Robert and my daughter Catharine all my land and moveable estate be equally divided, what Andrew received since he was married to be counted into his part, and at my wife's decease her part to be equally divided among my six children And I make and ordain my wife Executrix and my son John Executor...
Wm. Galbreath (seal)
Nimrod Browning and John Stertison (illegible, but expected to be Stevenson).
Note: Although Catherine is not stated to be his wife, a deed in 1818, Sumner County, states that "Catherine Galbraith, Executrix to the will of William Galbraith Deceased..." The same children are stated in the deed as in the will, except for John who has died.; Principal=William Galbreath3,4 
Marriage* Principal=(?) Tracey2 
Land*29 July 1818 Sumner County, Tennessee, USA; The deed shows the surviving family of William Galbraith, deceased, selling 150 acres to Elijah Ward. The deed mentions Catherine Galbraith, Executrix and children William, Robert, Catherine Tracey, and Andrew, (son, John had died in 1805).; Principal=Catherine Galbreath, Witness=William Galbreath, Witness=Andrew Galbreath, Witness=William Galbreath, Witness=Robert Galbreath2 

Citations

  1. [S140] William Gilbreath, Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania (January 2004): p. 14, source Sumner County, TN wills, p.45, no.9.. Hereinafter cited as "Early Galbreaths of Adams Co PA."
  2. [S140] William Gilbreath, "Early Galbreaths of Adams Co PA", p. 14, source Sumner County, TN Deed Book No. 9, p. 35.
  3. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), p. 42.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.
  4. [S140] William Gilbreath, "Early Galbreaths of Adams Co PA", p. 14, source was the Sumner County TN Will Book, vol. 1, p. 69.

Catherine Galbreath1

#4677
Last EditedMay 9, 2004
Father*Robert Galbreath1 b. 1755, d. c 1795
Name Variation Galbraith 

Citations

  1. [S112] Clan Galbraith Association, The Red Tower Journal: "Notes on Colonia Joseph Galbraiths" , Vol. XXIV, No. 3, March, 2003, p. 79.. Hereinafter cited as "The Red Tower Journal."

Catherine Anne Galbreath1

#4605, (16 September 1838 - 1 December 1878)
Last EditedMar 14, 2004
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*William Galbreath1 b. 15 Nov 1795, d. 13 Apr 1879
Mother*Mary B. Evans1 b. 1808, d. 17 Sep 1869
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name McCree1 
Birth*16 September 1838 Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA1 
Census5 June 1860 Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "Wm. Galbraith", white, male, age 64, family #129, justice of the peace, real estate worth $5850, personal estate, $3250, born in Pa. Living with him are:
Mary B., age 52, white, female, born in TN;
Mary L., age 31, born TN;
Ann, age 20, born TN;
James, age 18, commission clerk, born TN;
Edith, age 14, born TN;
Tipton, age 12, born TN;
Mollie Smith, age 10, born TN.; Principal=William Galbreath, Principal=TN Bedford Co Census 18602 
Census5 August 1870 Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "William Galbraith", age 74, family #78, Chairman C. C., real estate $6000, personal estate $1000, born PA. Living with him:
Mary, age 40, keeping house, born TN;
William, age 36, Deputy C. Clerk, real estate $1800, personal estate $500, born TN;
James, age 30, (iron?)smith, personal estate $100, born TN;
Anna, age 25, born TN;
Tipton, age 22, attorney at law, born TN;
Robert, age 34, bookkeeper, personal estate $500, born TN;
Fanny, age 31, with family, born TN;
William, age 7, bor TN;
Frank C., age 5, born TN;
Robert, age 108, cannot read or write, born NC.; Principal=William Galbreath, Principal=TN Bedford Co. Census 18703 
Marriage*24 February 1874 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Virgil J. McCree1,4 
Death*1 December 1878 Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA1 
Burial*December 1878 Willow Mont Cemetery, Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA1 

Family

Virgil J. McCree
Marriage*24 February 1874 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Virgil J. McCree1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, by Bill Gilbreath - John of Ireland database at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=clangalbraith&id=I0039. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, TN., Western Division, District #7, Bedford County, Shelbyville P.O., p. 16.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  3. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, TN., 5th ward in Shelbyville 9th District, Bedford County, Shelbyville P.O., p. 11.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.
  4. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Source Bedford County, TN Courthouse records posted at http://www.tngenweb.org/bedford/genforum_marriages.htm. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  5. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), p. 41.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.

Catherine B. Galbreath1

#3866, (say 1780 - )
Last EditedMar 13, 2004
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*John Galbreath b. s 1771, d. bt 1808 - 1809; I am making the assumption that this is the correct John, who was the bondsman for Catherine's marriage.
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*say 1780 1 
Married Name20 January 1798 Tyer1 
Marriage*20 January 1798 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; Bondsman was John Galbreath. Witness: John Taylor. Bond #000101645
; Principal=Frederick Tyer1 

Citations

  1. [S106] Brent Holcombe, compiler, Marriages of Orange County, North Carolina 1779-1868 (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983), p. 311.. Hereinafter cited as Marriages of Orange Co.

Catherine S. Galbreath1

#3870
Last EditedApr 23, 2003
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name15 March 1843 Causey1 
Marriage*15 March 1843 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA; Bondsman was Peter Adams. bond #000054072


; Principal=William P. Causey1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, Source: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
    . Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Charles R. Galbreath1

#4624, (1876 - )
Last EditedMar 14, 2004
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*James Albright Galbreath1 b. 1841, d. 13 Aug 1879
Mother*M. Alice Gunter1 b. 18 Apr 1852
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1876 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA1 
Census2 June 1880 Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "Wm. W. Gunter", white, male, age 54, head of family #21, married, grocer, born TN, father born NC, mother VA. Living with him:
Elizabeth Gunter, wife, age 50, married, born TN, father born TN, mother TN.
Alice Galbraith, daughter, age 27, widowed, born TN, father born TN, mother TN.
Charles R. Galbraith, son, age 4, born TN, parents born TN.
James Galbraith, age 9 months, born TN, parents born TN.; Principal=William Wilson Gunter, Principal=TN Bedford Co Census 18802 

Citations

  1. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), p. 42.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.
  2. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, TN., Shelbyville, 7th Civil District, p. 36.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.

Charles Reynald Galbreath1,2

#4928, (27 October 1865 - 20 June 1936)
Last EditedJan 15, 2006
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*Benjamin Galbreath3 b. 21 Jul 1814, d. 31 May 1881
Mother*Mary Ann Reed3 b. 14 Feb 1824, d. 23 May 1896
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*27 October 1865 Pennsylvania, USA1,2 
Census12 July 1870 Dublin Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Benj. Galbraith", white, male, age 60, family #173, plasterer, real estate worth $250, born in Pa. Living with him are:
Mary A., age 45, white, female, keeping house, born in PA;
Mary E., age 22, at home, born PA; James W., age 20, appren. to plasterer, born PA;
Anna B., age 17, at home, born PA, cannot write;
Thomas J., 16, appren. to plasterer, born PA, attended school;
Kadessa, female, age 14, at home, born PA, attended school;
John C.,age 12, at home, attended school, cannot read or write;
Emma, age 7, at home, born PA, attended school;
Charles R., age 5, at home, born PA;
Ferdinand, age 2, at home, born PA.; Principal=Benjamin Galbreath, Principal=PA Huntingdon Co Census 18701 
Census5 June 1880 Mount Union, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Benjamin Galbraith", white, male, age 64, married, family #79, plasterer, born in PA, parents born PA.
Living with him are:
Mary A., age 56, white, female, wife, at home, born in PA, parents born PA;
Emma C., age 18, daughter, at home, born PA;
Charles R., age 15, son, attended school, laborer, born PA;
Ferdinand, age 13, son, attended school, laborer, born PA.; Principal=Benjamin Galbreath, Principal=PA Huntingdon Co Census 18804 
Death*20 June 1936 2 

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, Pa., Huntingdon County, Dubliln Township, Shade Gap P.O., p. 23.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.
  2. [S149] Research Report, "Montague-Galbraith-Cluggage", by Charles Montague, (original document thought to have been written in the 1920's). This document supplemented by family members was compiled in June 1976. Found in the Huntingdon Historical Society Library, Huntingdon, PA.
  3. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, Pa., Huntingdon County, Dubliln Township, Shade Gap P.O., p. 23.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  4. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, Pa., Huntingdon County, Mount Union Election District, p. 26.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.

Charles Wesley Galbreath1

#4581, (5 July 1901 - 3 October 1992)
Last EditedFeb 21, 2004
Father*James H. Galbreath1 b. 1864, d. 1947
Mother*Geneva Neil1 b. 12 Jun 1881, d. 1973
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*5 July 1901 New Florence, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA1 
Marriage* Principal=Olive L. (?) 
Death*3 October 1992 USA1 
Burial*October 1992 Union Church Cemetery, Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA; Gravestone states: Charles W. Galbraith, 5 Jul 1901 - 3 Oct 19922 

Family

Olive L. (?) b. 4 Nov 1901, d. 11 Nov 1987
Child

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=birdz&id=I5429. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S46] Rootsweb,, Records for Union Church Cemetery, West Fairfield, Fairfield Township, Westmoreland Co., PA. Hereinafter cited as Rootsweb.

Cora E. Galbreath1

#4582, (1869 - 1952)
Last EditedFeb 21, 2004
Father*Archibald Galbreath1 b. 1823, d. 1891
Mother*Caroline (?)1 b. 1832, d. 1914
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1869 Pennsylvania, USA1 
Death*1952 USA1 
Burial*1952 Union Church Cemetery, Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA; Gravestone states: Cora E. Galbraith, 1869-19521 

Citations

  1. [S46] Rootsweb,, Records for Union Church Cemetery, West Fairfield, Fairfield Township, Westmoreland Co., PA. Hereinafter cited as Rootsweb.

Don Galbreath1

#5260, (say 1824 - )
Last EditedAug 10, 2006
Father*John Galbreath1 b. s 1790
Mother*Susan Ferrel1 b. s 1790
Birth*say 1824 1 

Citations

  1. [S44] Email Message, from Mary Foster (e-mail address) to Pat Balkcom, june 2006. Mary is the gggrandaughter of John Galbreath.

Dorcas Galbreath1

#3710, (1755 - 24 September 1810)
Last EditedJan 20, 2004
Father*James Galbreath Esq.1 b. 1703, d. 11 Jun 1786
Mother*Elizabeth Bertram1 b. 1713, d. 2 Feb 1799
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1755 Pennsylvania, USA; Date based on cemetery marking stating she was 55.2 
Married Name Buchanan1 
Marriage* Principal=John Buchanan1 
Will4 October 1798 East Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA; Mentions Dau. Dorcas Buchanan.
Grandson John Galbreath, son of late son Thomas Galbreath, Dec'd.
Dau. Elizabeth Torrance.
Exs: Moses Gilmore and Robt. Whitehill.
Exs: Nancy Pollock, Andw. Galbreath, Mary Galbreath.
; Principal=Elizabeth Bertram3 
Death*24 September 1810 1,2 
Burial*September 1810 Donegal Presbyterian Cemetery, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA; Material from Lela Booth: ' Sacred to the memory of Dorcas Buchanan relict of John Buchanan, Esq.of Westmoreland Co. Pa Who closed an amiable & useful life on the 24th of September 1810 in the 55th year of age. She endured her last sickness with that fortitude and resignation to the will of a Gracious God whom no one cuold Manifest but a Christian.' Son James Galbraith Buchanan buried in same grave as his mother.2 

Family

John Buchanan
Marriage* Principal=John Buchanan1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Walter Gilbert's website at http://www.otal.umd.edu/~walt/gen/htmfile/384.htm. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  2. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association, from "John of Ireland" database submitted by B. J. Galbreath, updated 2002.. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.
  3. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association,, Listing of Wills by Simon Parker in the Members Only Area. Cumberland County, PA Will Book F. 135-136 East Pennsborough.

Dorcas Galbreath1

#4310, (1798 - 23 February 1808)
Last EditedJan 17, 2004
Father*Major Andrew Galbreath Esq.1 b. 1752, d. 7 Mar 1806
Mother*Barbara Work1 d. 1832
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1798 East Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA1 
Death*23 February 1808 East Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA; Witness=Barbara Work1 
Burial*1808 Silver Spring Presbyterian Church, Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA; The gravestone states she was 20 years old. She is buried with her parents and two of her brothers.2 

Citations

  1. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association, from "John of Ireland" database submitted by B. J. Galbreath, updated 2002.. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.
  2. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Web site for the Silver Spring Presbyterian Church at http://www.silverspring.org/graves/index.htm.
    . Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.

Dorcas Galbreath1

#4344, (14 July 1790 - before 1820)
Last EditedMay 31, 2004
Father*John Galbreath1 b. c 1748, d. 30 Dec 1802
Mother*Mary McCauley1 b. 22 Dec 1755, d. 19 Feb 1821
Name Variation Galbraith 
Name Variation Thabitha Galbreath2 
Birth*14 July 1790 East Pennsborogh Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA; Name listed as Thabitha in the birth section of the bible, but as Dorcas in the marriage section.1,2 
Married Name1 October 1812 Hamill2 
Marriage*1 October 1812 Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA; by the Rev. Moody of Shippensburg; Principal=William Hamill2 
Death*before 1820 Mentioned in mother's will as deceased.3 

Citations

  1. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association, from "John of Ireland" database submitted by B. J. Galbreath, updated 2002.. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.
  2. [S141] Bible of Josiah Bowen of Franklin County, Pennsylvania 1931; Copy at York County Historical Trust. Hereinafter cited as Bowen Bible.
  3. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association,, Listing of Wills by Simon Parker in the Members Only Area. Original Will in Cumberland County Will Book I 200-201.

Edith J. Galbreath1

#4609, (1843 - )
Last EditedMar 13, 2004
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*William Galbreath1 b. 15 Nov 1795, d. 13 Apr 1879
Mother*Mary B. Evans1 b. 1808, d. 17 Sep 1869
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1843 Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA1 
Census5 June 1860 Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "Wm. Galbraith", white, male, age 64, family #129, justice of the peace, real estate worth $5850, personal estate, $3250, born in Pa. Living with him are:
Mary B., age 52, white, female, born in TN;
Mary L., age 31, born TN;
Ann, age 20, born TN;
James, age 18, commission clerk, born TN;
Edith, age 14, born TN;
Tipton, age 12, born TN;
Mollie Smith, age 10, born TN.; Principal=William Galbreath, Principal=TN Bedford Co Census 18602 
Married Name21 November 1865 Jackson1 
Marriage*21 November 1865 Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Captain Benjamin F. Jackson1 
(Witness) Deathbetween 1874 and 1880 Principal=Captain Benjamin F. Jackson3 
Census22 June 1880 Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "Robt. Galbraith", white, male, age 43, head of family #331, widowed, born TN, father born PA, mother TN. Living with him:
Mary L. Galbraith, sister, age 53, single, keeping house, born TN, father born PA, mother TN.
Edith I. Jackson, sister, age 36, widowed, at home, born TN, father born PA, mother TN.
Rosa L. Jackson, age 10, niece, at home, born TN, father born OH, mother born TN.
Willie F. Jackson, age 6, nephew, at home, born TN, father born OH, mother born TN.
Wm. A. Galbraith, age 18, son, single, at home, born TN, parents born TN.
John F. Galbraith, age 14, son, single, at home, born TN, parents born TN.
Wiley Lamb, black, male, age 50, servant, single, born TN, parents born TN.; Principal=Robert Galbreath, Principal=TN Bedford Co Census 18803 

Family

Captain Benjamin F. Jackson b. b 1845, d. bt 1874 - 1880
Marriage*21 November 1865 Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Captain Benjamin F. Jackson1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, by Bill Gilbreath - John of Ireland database at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=clangalbraith&id=I0039. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, TN., Western Division, District #7, Bedford County, Shelbyville P.O., p. 16.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  3. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, TN., Shelbyville, 7th Civil District, p. 36.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.
  4. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), p. 42.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.

Edna Pearl Galbreath1,2

#4976, (30 December 1897 - )
Last EditedJan 9, 2006
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*Robert Elmer Galbreath1 b. 28 Jan 1870, d. 1 Oct 1925
Mother*Elizabeth A. Stone1 b. 31 May 1874, d. 26 Feb 1920
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*30 December 1897 Pennsylvania, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, from file of Jesse Davis, copied Jan. 2006.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S28] U.S. Census 1910, www.ancestry.com, PA, Huntingdon County, Marklesburg Borough, p. 171.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1910.

Eleanor Galbreath1

#3694, (circa 1710 - 1758)
Last EditedDec 5, 2003
Father*James Galbreath Esq.1 b. c 1666, d. 23 Aug 1744
Mother*Rebecca Chambers1 b. s 1667
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*circa 1710 County Donegal, Ireland2,3 
Married Name Gass4 
Marriage* Pennsylvania, USA; Principal=Benjamin Gass4 
Death*1758 Pennsylvania, USA5 

Family

Benjamin Gass
Children

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Walter Gilbert's website at http://www.otal.umd.edu/~walt/gen/htmfile/384.htm. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  2. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, Walter Gilbert's website at http://www.otal.umd.edu/~walt/gen/htmfile/384.htm
    His source CGANA, sect. III, p. 7.
  3. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association, from "John of Ireland" database submitted by B. J. Galbreath, updated 2002.. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.
  4. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, Walter Gilbert's website at http://www.otal.umd.edu/~walt/gen/htmfile/768.htm
    His source CGANA, sect. 2, p. 12.
  5. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association,, from "John of Ireland" database submitted by William Galbreath, updated 2002.
  6. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, Walter Gilbert's website at http://www.otal.umd.edu/~walt/gen/htmfile/384.htm
    His source CGANA, sect. 2, p. 12.
  7. [S128] Thomas A Elder, Genealogy of David Elder and Margery Stewart (Wooster, Ohio: 1905), p. 31. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of David Elder and Margarery Stewart.
  8. [S25] Ancestry.com, James McLure at e-mail address. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Eleanor Galbreath1

#3718, (say 1719 - )
Last EditedNov 24, 2003
Father*John Galbreath b. 1690, d. Oct 1753
Mother*Janet (?)
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*say 1719  
Married Name27 November 1734 McKinley1 
Marriage*27 November 1734 First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA; This date is supposedly based on the Old Style Calendar (Julian), converted to the current Gregorian the date would be 08 Dec. 1734.
From Walter Galbraith's site: John Galbraith was born in Ulster, Ireland, in 1690, and died in Donegal Township in October, 1753. He was about 28, married to Janet _____, and had one or two children when he arrived with his father. His will mentions his wife Janet; daughters Elizabeth, Margaret, and Eleanor McKinley; and grandsons John and Joseph McKinley. Eleanor married Patrick McKinley on February 27, 1735. They also had a daughter Janet.; Principal=Patrick McKinley1,2 

Family

Patrick McKinley
Children

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Walter Gilbert's website at http://www.otal.umd.edu/~walt/gen/htmfile/384.htm His source "Will of John Galbraith".. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  2. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, First Presbyterian Church Records of Philadelphia transcribed at http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/philadelphia/church/1stpresby01.txt

Eleo Galbreath1

#4450, (1780 - )
Last EditedJan 17, 2004
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1780 1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, Their source: Records of Big Spring Presbyterian Church, Newville, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1737-1898. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Eli Galbreath1

#3783, (1862 - December 1880)
Last EditedApr 18, 2003
Name Variation Galbraith 
Name Variation Eli Gilbreath1 
Birth*1862 Tennessee, USA; Father born NC, mother TN.1 
Death*December 1880 Morgan County, Tennessee, USA; Died of consumption, was single at the time, working as a laborer.1 

Citations

  1. [S92] Tennessee Mortality Schedules - Extracts 1850, 1860, 1880 (Nashville, TN: Byron Sistler, 1984), p. 119.. Hereinafter cited as Tennessee Mortality Schedules.

Elias B. Galbreath1

#3664
Last EditedMar 15, 2003
Name Variation Galbraith 
Marriage* Principal=Amelia Grossman1 

Family

Amelia Grossman
Children

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Lancaster County,PA genweb at http://www.pa-roots.com/~lancaster/court/tax/londonderry1751.html. Taken from Lancaster County Genealogy Project Death Notice Board.
    . Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.

Elijah Galbreath1

#4475
Last EditedJan 28, 2004
Father*Samuel Galbreath1 b. c 1746, d. c 1814
Mother*Elizabeth (?)1
Name Variation Galbraith 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, Tom Robertshaw at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2214606&id=I9575
    His source is Jean Harriger. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Eliza Galbreath1

#3949, (13 March 1818 - 5 January 1899)
Last EditedApr 11, 2004
Father*William Galbreath1 b. 10 May 1775, d. 27 Nov 1859
Mother*Sarah M. Rife1 b. 19 Sep 1787, d. 20 Apr 1877
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*13 March 1818 Pennsylvania, USA; Date on gravestone. The obituary would put her birthdate at 14 March 1817.2,3,4 
Cen-Enum*3 August 1850 Butler Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Eliza Galbreth", age 26, female, born PA.; Principal=PA Adams County Census 1850, Witness=William Galbreath1 
Cen-Enum*July 1860 Butler Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Eliza Galbreath", age 41, female, born PA, personal estate $400. Living with mother and siblings.; Principal=PA Adams Co. Census 1860, Witness=Henry Galbreath2 
Land*30 March 1861 Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; Eliza, Sarah, and Rosanna received "undivided half of 108 acres in Butler and Straban Townships)." This was land originally willed by their grandfather, John, to his daughters, Jane, Margaret, Ann and Rosanna, and by Rosanna by deed dated 10 Dec. 1857. Jane, Margaret, and Ann died intestate and the land was conveyed by Orphans Court to their brother William on 14 April 1857. William died intestate and the land descended from Sarah M. Galbreath, John B., Henry, and Mary Jane to Eliza, Sarah and Rosannah.; Principal=Sarah Ann Galbreath5 
Land1861 Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; Deed states: Samuel Freeman and wife of Hunterstown to Eliza, Sarah A. And Rosanna of Butler Township - 19 acres in Straban Township for $1500.; Principal=Sarah Ann Galbreath6 
Cen-Enum*25 June 1880 Arendtsville, Franklin Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Eliza Galbraith", white, female, age 62, sister of John B. , keeping house, born PA as were parents. Living with brother and 2 sisters.; Principal=PA Adams Co Census 1880, Witness=John B. Galbreath3 
Death*5 January 1899 Arendtsville, Franklin Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; Date on gravestone. However, obituary states: Miss Eliza Galbraith of Arendtsville died of grip at her residence on 6 Jan 1899, age 81y, 9m, 23 days.7,4 
Burial*January 1899 Greater Conewago Presbyterian Cemetery, Hunterstown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; Gravestone states: (see picture)

Eliza Galbraith
Mar 13, 1818 - Jan 5, 1899

Sarah Ann Galbraith
Nov. 10 1826 - Apr. 27, 1899

Rosanah Galbraith
June 7, 1829 - July 16, 1908

These are the children of William and Sarah Galbraith.

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, PA, Adams County, Butler Township, p.2 Image #3 at www.Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.
  2. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, PA, Adams County, Butler Township, Table Rock P.O., p. 107, Image #11 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  3. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, PA, Adams Co., Franklin Township, Village of Arendtsville, p. 44. Image #44 at www.ancestry.com.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.
  4. [S115] Gettysburg Sentinel, Gettysburg, PA, 17 Jan 1899. Hereinafter cited as Gettysburg Sentinel.
  5. [S119] Adams County, Pennsylvania Deed Book: Book W, page 128, 30 March 1861., Adams County Clerk, n.p.. Hereinafter cited as Adams County PA Deed Book.
  6. [S119] Adams County PA Deed Book: Book W, page 130, 1861.
  7. [S114] Gettysburg Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, 10 January 1899.. Hereinafter cited as Gettysburg Compiler.

Elizabeth Galbreath1

#3644, (20 May 1767 - )
Last EditedJan 21, 2006
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*William Galbreath1 b. 6 Mar 1736, d. 1800
Mother*Catherine (?)
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*20 May 1767 Pennsylvania, USA2,3 
Married Name16 January 1793 Cunningham1 
Marriage*16 January 1793 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; Francis McCamey, bondsman.; Principal=Matthew A. Cunningham, Witness=Francis McKamie1,4 
Will4 January 1799 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; (I have copy of the will)
In the name of God Amen, I William Galbreath, of the State of North Carolina and County of Orange, being in perfect health and sound mind and memory thanks be given to Almighty God, therefore calling unto mind the Mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, I do hereby make and ordain this to be my last will and testament. First of all I give and recommend my soul unto the hand of God who give it and my body to the earth to b buried in a Christian like and decent manner at the designation of my Executors hereafter mentioned and touching such Worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give, bequeath and dispose of the same in manner and following, VIZ.
Item 1. I give and bequeath to my eldest son Walter Galbreath five hundred acres of land in the state of Tennessee in the middle district on Mill Creek of equal quantity of the rest of the tract on one thousand acres purchased by Jeremiah Chamberlain and myself No. 1908.
Item 2. I give and bequeath to my second son William Galbreath no other lands but that already conveyed to him viz fifty acres of land lying in Orange County, North Carolina, on back creek known by the name of Mill tract also five hundred acres of land in Tennessee State conveyed to him as it stands on record in the registers of Orange County, also my Negro man named July and my walking cane and Mill stones and the irons belonging to them.
Item 3. I give and bequeath to my third and youngest son John Galbreath the plantation where I now dwell with my mansion house with all appurtenances thereto belonging to the said place; addition also my Negro man named Tony, my bay, Hogs, cattle, Jack, Saddle and bridle and my shotgun and my small chest, and my featherbed and furniture also four hundred acres of land on the Duck River on the East Side of Sugar Creek of No. 2.
Item 4. I give and bequeath to my eldest Daughter Catron Galbreath now McKimey and to her lawful issue two hundred acres of land in the State of Tennessee on the South side of Duck River on the East side of Sugar Creek, also one hundred acres of land I give and bequeath to my son-in-law Francis McKimey also 50 acres of land to my grandson William McKimey both of which shall join the above mentioned two hundred acres left to my daughter Catron of No. 2 in original Grant.
Item 5. I give and bequeath to my Daughter Mary Galbreath now Dickson and her issues two hundred acres in the State of Tennessee, also fifty acres of Land I give and bequeath to my grandson William Dickson adjoining the said two hundred acres of the south Side of Duck River on the East Side of Sugar Creek No. 2 in the original grant.
Item 6. I give and bequeath to my third daughter Elizabeth Galbreath now Cunningham and her lawful issue three hundred acres of land in the State of Tennessee also I give and bequeath to my grandson William Galbreath Cunningham one hundred forty acres of land including a mill seat on Buchanan's Creek not far from the mouth of said Creek joining the above three hundred acres of No. 226 in the original grant with one cow and half my sheep.
Item 7. I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann Galbreath two hundred acres of land in the State of Tennessee it being a part of the last mentioned tract of No. 226 including whole 140A, also my mare that I usually ride with her saddle and bridle and a bed and furniture called her own and my large Walnut Chest and Tea Table, half dozen of Chairs and my small Dutch oven, a set of cups and saucers and spoons and a set of knives and forks and half dozen of table spoons, one choice of all my cattle and half all my sheep and half dozen of delft plates and a spinning wheel, and my three large pewter dishes and the other pewter be equally divided amongst my four Daughters above named.
Item 8. I give all my other movable property not willed to be sold and debts due me to be collected to pay all my just debts and the surplus if any to be equally divided among my three sons VIZ Walter, William, and John Galbreath.
Item 9. And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my well beloved son John and my well beloved son-in-law Matthew Cunningham my whole and Sole Executors of this my last will and Testament and I do hereby utterly nominate and revoke all other wills or Testaments heretofore made and I do Testify and confirm this and no other to be my last will and testament in witness hereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this 4th day of January 1799.
     
Test: M. Cunningham (signed) William Galbreath
Wm. Kirk
(executors qualified)

N.B. Provided that either of my unmarried children VIZ Walter, John and Ann Galbreath should be removed by Death intestate or without a lawful heir of their own body then their part of the before willed Estate to be equally divided amongst the Brothers and sisters of their own sex VIZ Walters to be divided between William and John, and John's in like manner between Walter and William Galbreath, and Ann's to be divided in like manner between her other sisters.

Witnesses: M. Cunnigham (signed) William Galbreath
Wm. Kirk

In my lifetime I have traded 250 acres of land for a gray horse at 250 dollars which a loan to be made up out of my surplus money to him on home this is lacking.

Wm. Kirk (signed) William Galbreath; Principal=William Galbreath5
Land23 July 1814 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; The deed states that Matthew Cunningham and Betsy, his wife, and Francis McAmy and his wife Catsey, Anne Huff, all of Bedford Co., TN to Mary Dickson (Dixon) of Orange Co., NC, land on Big Flat Creek. Catsey signed her name Catherine McAmy, Reg. 10 June 1817. (It is not clear from this source whether they were buying or selling land).; Principal=Francis McKamie, Principal=Mary Galbreath6 
Land14 August 1814 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "Jeremiah Chamberlain to Heirs John Galbreath. This Indenture made the 14th day of August in the year of Our Lord one thousand Eight hundred fourteen between Jeremiah Chamberlain of the County of Granger, State of Tenessee of the one Part and Walter Galbreath, Francis McCamick and Catherine his wife and Matthew Cunningham and Elizabeth his wife and John Huff and Ann his wife, all of the county of Bedford, State of Tennessee and William Galbreath of Adams County, State of Pennsylvania and Mary Dixon widow of Robert, John Galbreath, decd of the other part Witnessed that for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred dollars to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he the said Jeremiah Chamberlain hath bargained and sold and doth by these presents bargain, sell of, Confirm unto the said Walter Galbreath, Francis McKamy and Catherine his wife, Matthew Cunningham and Elizabeth his wife, and John Huff and Ann his wife all of the county of Bedford...all the Heirs of John Galbreath decd. His undivided half of a certain portion of land granted to Jeremiah Chamberland and William Galbreath of Orange Co., State of North Carolina containing one thousand acres lying and being in Bedford County, State of Tennessee by Flat Creek on South branch of Duck River beginning at hickory... It is hereby perfectly understood that the said Jeremiah Chambelain is not bound to defend the above undivided half of the above thousand acres from any claim...but only from himself and his heirs... In Testimony whereof he Hath herewith set his hand and seal this day and year first above.
                                                  
Jeremiah Chamberlain
Ja Polk
C Manalless
State of Tennessee, Granger County
August Term 1814
Ordered to be registered by the Register of Bedford Co.
Registered by Jan 15th 1815 Edw Wade, Registrar.; Principal=Walter Galbreath, Principal=Francis McKamie7 
Land23 July 1816 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "Matthew Cunningham and Betsy, his wife, Francis McAmey and Catsy his wife, and Anne Huff, all of Bedford, and Mary Dickson of Orange County, North Carolina sold to John B. Cummins of Bedford land on big Flat Creek.
Recorded 10 June 1817."; Principal=Catherine Galbreath, Principal=Francis McKamie8 
Land15 January 1819 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "Know all men by these presents that We the undersigned of the county of Bedford, State of Tennessee Being a Part of the Heirs Devises and Lagaties of John Galbreath Deceased of the Sate of North Carolina and County of Orange of the one part and Walter Galbreath of the state and county aforesaid of the other part, and we the undersigned heirs as aforesaid do by These presents Relinquish all our right...or claim in and to a certain Tract of land lying and being in the county of Bedford and State of Tennessee...south side of Duck River ...containing One hundred and Eighty three acres, sixty eight poles be the same more or less, being part of a five hundred and sixty acre Tract more or less, which was purchased by John Galbreath dec'd in his lifetime from Jeremiah Chamberland being his part of a One thousand Acre tract entered in the Name of William Galbreath and Jeremiah Chamberland and we the heirs do hereby these presents Transfer said acres over unto the said Walter Galbreath all our aforesaid right, interest and claim to the assigns forever without any Responsibility upon us the said heirs and legatees and do by these presents renounce any claim that we may have had or may hereafter have to said land as heirs aforesaid. in Testimony whereof we and each of us Have hereunto set our hands and affixed our seals This 15th day of January 1819.
The above was acknowledged before me and the women that Have signed herewith. Their husbands were privately examined by the assigned. This paper for the purposes Therein names with their own free will to which they did.
William Galbreath
Matt Cunningham
Elizabeth Cunningham
Ann Huff
Cathren Mckamey
Francis Mckamey
Joshua Holt
William Ray
Registered 4th day of July 1821; Principal=Major William G. Galbreath, Principal=Walter Galbreath9 
Land*9 March 1825 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; This indenture made 9th March 1825 between Matthew Cunningham and Elizabeth Cunningham wife of said Cunningham, Jerimiah Cunningham, Catherine Cunningham daughter of said Matthew, all of Bedford Co. State of Tennesse of the one part and Robert Reid of the County of Wayne and State aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Matthew Cunningham and wife Elizabeth, Jerimiah Cunningham, William Word and wife Mary Elizabeth Cunningham and Catherine Cunningham daughter of said Mathew for and in consideration of $700 in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowleged, hath bargained, sold and confer unto him the said Robert Reid a certain parcel of land situated lying and being in this county on the waters of Flat Creek and south branch of Duck River...100 A. out of Tract Originally granted to William Galbreath.
Witness: Mathew Cunningham (seal)
Elizabeth Cunningham (seal)
? Cunningham (seal)
Wm Word (seal)
Test: Robert McFarling
Robert Baker

Registered 29 Dec. 1825 (Book U, p. 231-3); Principal=Matthew A. Cunningham, Witness=Jeremiah Cunningham, Witness=Mary Elizabeth Cunningham, Witness=Catherine Cunningham10 
Land8 February 1837 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; The four sisters, Ann, Catherine, Mary, and Elizabeth sold about 169 acres to Andrew Reed. Registered 30 Aug. 1838.; Principal=Ann Galbreath, Principal=Catherine Galbreath11 
(Witness) Death14 May 1840 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Matthew A. Cunningham12 
Land*6 July 1841 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "One Ann Huff purchased a tract of land at Sheriff's sale in Bedford County. Ann has since died and by her will, admitted to probate at the June term 1842...devised the land to Elizabeth Cunningham, wife of Matthew Cunningham. 6 July 1841. Land subject to redemption. " Land was redeemed.; Principal=Ann Galbreath 

Family

Matthew A. Cunningham b. Jul 1760, d. 14 May 1840
Marriage*16 January 1793 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; Francis McCamey, bondsman.; Principal=Matthew A. Cunningham, Witness=Francis McKamie1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), p. 33. Her source Orange County, NC Wills - will of William Galbreath.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.
  2. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Gencircles website (http://www.gencircles.com/users/lynnlamb1/1/data/14788), submitted by Barb Shave of British Columbia.. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  3. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, TN, Bedford County, 22nd Civil District, p. 478.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.
  4. [S106] Brent Holcombe, compiler, Marriages of Orange County, North Carolina 1779-1868 (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983), p. 81.. Hereinafter cited as Marriages of Orange Co.
  5. [S122] Will of William Galbreath. Written 04 Jan 1799. Copy found at the North Carolina Archives.
  6. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 207. Her source is Bedford County, TN Deed Book "G", p. 452.
  7. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 35. Her source is Bedford County, TN Deed Book "E", p. 374.
  8. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 36. Her source is Bedford County, TN Deed Book "G", p. 452.
  9. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 37. Her source Bedford County Land Deeds, Book N, p. 426.
  10. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 38. Original source - Bedford County Deeds Book T, p.57-8.
  11. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 38. Original source - Bedford County Deeds Book HH, p. 149.
  12. [S25] Ancestry.com, Carrie Shelton at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:1595031&id=I5623. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.