Margaret Galbreath1

#4727, (23 November 1770 - 25 July 1853)
Last EditedMay 31, 2004
Father*Arthur Galbreath1 b. 14 Jan 1728, d. 1818
Mother*Mary Martin Sharp1 b. 24 Sep 1747, d. Feb 1818
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*23 November 1770 1 
Married Name8 February 1788 Young1 
Marriage*8 February 1788 Long Meadow, Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=John Young1 
Death*25 July 1853 Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, Submitted by Mara Harris at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=spacm7&id=I0681. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Martha Galbreath

#4060, (say 1795 - )
Last EditedMay 26, 2003
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*say 1795  
Married Name23 October 1817 Stitt 
Marriage*23 October 1817 Huntington County, Pennsylvania, USA; (Information from surnames cards at Adams County Historical Society); Principal=John Stitt 

Martha Galbreath1

#4295
Last EditedDec 5, 2003
Father*Thomas Galbreath1 b. c 1742, d. 1785
Mother*Elizabeth (?)1
Name Variation Galbraith 

Citations

  1. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association, from "John of Ireland" database submitted by B. J. Galbreath, updated 2002.. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.

Mary Galbreath1

#3641, (9 February 1765 - after 1840)
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*9 February 1765 Pennsylvania, USA2,3 
Married Name6 April 1791 Dixon1 
Marriage*6 April 1791 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; Bondsman Benjamin Roney, witness was A. Benton. bond #000096376
; Principal=Robert Dixon1,4 
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
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 Galbreath6,7 
(Witness) DeathAugust 1811 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; Died intestate. An 1812 court record refers to him as deceased when it awards guardianship of "unsane" daughter, Nancy, to mother, Mary Galbreath Dixon.; Principal=Robert Dixon8 
Land*23 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, Witness=Catherine Galbreath, Witness=Elizabeth Galbreath, Witness=Matthew A. Cunningham, Witness=Ann Galbreath9 
Married Namebetween 1815 and 1817 Freeland10 
Marriage*between 1815 and 1817 They eventually separated.; Principal=John Freeland11,8 
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 McKamie12 
Land*16 September 1831 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; Mary Dixon, alias Mary Freeland of Bedford sold to Samuel Stewart of Carroll County, Tennessee land (200 acres) in Bedford County on Big Flat Creek, willed to her by father William Galbreath. Borders Francis McKamie's heirs.; Witness=Francis McKamie13 
Land20 October 1834 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; Samuel Stewart of Carroll County, Tennessee to Mary Dixon Freeland land in Bedford on waters of Big Flat Creek (same land he bought from her in 1831).14 
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 Galbreath15 
(Witness) Death25 September 1838 Carroll County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=William Dixon16 
Cen-Head*1840 District #21, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "Mary Freeland" with 1 male 15-20, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 30-39, and 1 female 70-79.; Principal=TN Bedford Co Census 18403 
Death*after 1840 Carroll County, Tennessee, USA8 

Family

Robert Dixon d. Aug 1811
Marriage*6 April 1791 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; Bondsman Benjamin Roney, witness was A. Benton. bond #000096376
; Principal=Robert Dixon1,4 
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 Genealogy Website.
  3. [S13] U.S. Census 1840, TN, Bedford County, District 21, p. 78, Image #157 at www.ancestry.com.
  4. [S106] Brent Holcombe, compiler, Marriages of Orange County, North Carolina 1779-1868 (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983), p. 88.. 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, p. 34. Her source Bedford County, TN Deeds Book B, p. 202 located in the STate Library, Nashville, TN.
  7. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 39. Original source is Rutherford County Deed Book D, p. 283.
  8. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 22 March 2004.
  9. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 207. Her source is Bedford County, TN Deed Book "G", p. 452.
  10. [S140] William Gilbreath, Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania (January 2004): p. 12.. Hereinafter cited as "Early Galbreaths of Adams Co PA."
  11. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 43.
  12. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 36. Her source is Bedford County, TN Deed Book "G", p. 452.
  13. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 38. Original source - Bedford County Deeds Book BB, p. 392..
  14. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 38. Original source - Bedford County Deeds Book EE, p. 198.
  15. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 38. Original source - Bedford County Deeds Book HH, p. 149.
  16. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 27 March 2004.
  17. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 22 March 2004. His source is a court record in 1812 for guardianship.

Mary Galbreath1

#3909
Last EditedApr 27, 2003
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*John Galbreath1 b. s 1735, d. b 1805
Mother*Mary Ann (?)1
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name Campbell1 
Marriage* Principal=(?) Campbell1 

Citations

  1. [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."

Mary Galbreath1

#3939, (between June 1762 and July 1762 - 8 May 1851)
Last EditedApr 11, 2004
Father*John Galbreath1 b. b 1740, d. Apr 1814
Mother*Margaret Bell1 b. b 1755, d. bt 1800 - 1810
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*between June 1762 and July 1762 Pennsylvania, USA; This date is based on age on gravestone.2,1 
Married Name Gilliland3 
Marriage*23 June 1807 Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; Principal=William Gilliland Esq.3,4 
(Witness) Death7 July 1831 Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Died on the 7th inst. (July 7, 1831) William Gilliland, Esq. in the 79th year of his age. His youthful ardor was identified by the spirit of 1776. He felt for his country's wrongs, and as a soldier of the Revolution, assisted in maintaining its rights, and securing its liberty and independence. He served as a Justice of the Peace and as a member of the State Legislature for many years and later acted as Associate Judge of the county. The deceased was a member of the Presbyterian Church."; Principal=William Gilliland Esq.5 
Cen-Enum*3 August 1850 Butler Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Mary Gilliland", Head of Family #24, in same house as brother, William Galbreth, real estate valued at $1200, female, age 87, born PA.; Principal=PA Adams County Census 1850, Witness=William Galbreath2 
Death*8 May 1851 Butler Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; This date is on the gravestone. Obit states: Mrs. Mary Gilliland of Butler Township, widow of William, sister of William Galbreath d. 8 May 1851 88 yrs.
6 
Burial*May 1851 Greater Conewago Presbyterian Cemetery, Hunterstown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA

Citations

  1. [S112] Clan Galbraith Association, The Red Tower Journal: Vol. XXIV, Sept. 2002, p. 16. "Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania", by Willliam Galbreath. . Hereinafter cited as "The Red Tower Journal."
  2. [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.
  3. [S112] "The Red Tower Journal", Vol. XX (Sept. 1998), p. 11," Wills of John Galbraith and Mary Galbraith of Adams Co., PA" by Frances Williams.
  4. [S113] B. F. Macpherson, Backgrounds of Adams County (Gettysburg, PA: Gettysburg Newspaper, 1938), No. 102, Aug. 12, 1939.. Hereinafter cited as Backgrounds of Adams Co.
  5. [S113] B. F. Macpherson, Backgrounds of Adams Co., No. 102, Aug. 12, 1939. their source was newspaper obituary.
  6. [S114] Gettysburg Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, 2 June 1851.. Hereinafter cited as Gettysburg Compiler.

Mary Galbreath1

#3961, (8 April 1776 - 8 July 1845)
Last EditedJan 22, 2006
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath (#1)
Descendants of John and Catherine Galbreath (#2)
Father*Robert Galbreath1 b. 1736, d. 1 Jan 1810
Mother*Isabella (?)1 b. 1727, d. 5 Mar 1812
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*8 April 1776 York County, Pennsylvania, USA; Based on age at death of 69 yrs, 3 months, 0 days. However the Hanover Spectator obituary states she was 74y 4m.2,3 
Marriage* Pennsylvania, USA; It appears that William and Mary were first cousins.; Principal=Major William G. Galbreath1 
(Witness) Death21 September 1839 Mount Pleasant Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; Obit states: Major William Galbrath of Mt. Pleasant Twp. died 21 Sept. 1839. Cannon's book states he died on the 7th of Sept.; Principal=Major William G. Galbreath1,4,5 
Cen-Head*1840 Mount Pleasant Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Mary Galbreath" with:
Males 20-29: 2
Females: 20-29: 1
30-39: 1
60-69:1; Principal=PA Adams Co. Census 18406 
Will*12 May 1840 Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; In the name of God Amen I Mary Galbraeth widow of William Galbraeth late of Mount Pleasant Township Adams County and state of Pennsylvania being of sound mind and disposing memory God be praised for the same and knowing the uncertainty of the life and the certainty of death do hereby make my last will and testament and as it reflects the wordly estate wherewith God has blessed me in this life I dispose of the same in manner herein after named first and ____ I commend my soul to Almighty God who gave it and my body to the earth to be buried in a Christian like manner. First I order and direct that my Executor herein after named pay all my just debts and funeral expenses as soon as can be conveniently after my decease. I order my Executor to make sale of my plantation on which I reside within two years or sooner if a sufficient price can be gotten for the same. And the proceeds thereof I will and dispose in manner following To wit I will and bequeath the same to my children herein after named equally share and share alike except those whom I consider to have been already advanced by their late father William Galbreath (sic) to wit William Galbraeth and James Galbraeth and Elizabeth intermarried to Thomas Cooper in consideration of which I will and bequeath unto my sons Robert John Benjamin and Walter and unto my daughters Isabella and Kesiah the sum of One hundred and fifty dollars each in addition to their equal shares with William, James and Elizabeth herein before named. I also will and bequeath two beds and bedding unto Benjamin, Walter, Isabella and Kesiah and as respects the remainder of my household and kitchen furniture I will and bequeath the same unto my two daughters Isabella and Kesiah. And as regards any other articles of furniture or formal goods not named and of which I may die possessed of I direct the same to be sold. I also order my Executors to purchase Tomb stones for my late father and mother Robert and Isabella Galbraeth as also for my late husband William Galbraith and my daughter Mary Galbraeth to be put at the head and foot of their several graves the expense whereof to be defrayed out of my estate. In making of the fore going disposition of my estate I consider that I shall be in full of all claims which any of my children might set up for services rendered after their majority and that of any one should set up and prosecute such a claim or disturb the provisions of this will by attempting to set the same aside that such of them share or shares be forfeited and the same be divided to and amongst my other children herein named and who shall be satisfied share and share alike. Lastly I nominate and appoint my two beloved and trusty sons Robert Galbraeth and William Galbraeth Executors of this my last will and testament in Testimony whereof I herby set my hand and seal the twelfth day of May ano domino one thousand eight hundred and forty.
Signed: Mary Galbraith
Witness: Dave Sheffer and Thomas Youngman7 
Death*8 July 1845 near N. Oxford, Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; Gettysburg Sentinel Obit states: Galbreath, Mrs. Mary relict of Major William of Straban Twp. Died 8 July 1845 of advanced age. The Hanover Spectator adds that she died near N. Oxford and was 74y 4m. Cannon's book states that she wa 69-3-0.1,8,5 
Burial*8 July 1845 Greater Conewago Presbyterian Cemetery, Hunterstown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; Gravestone states: (see picture)
In Memory of Mary Galbraith
Died July 8, 1845
Aged 69 years, 3 months

Buried beside her parents and husband.1
Estate3 June 1848 Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; The inventory of Mary's estate was taken by her sons and executors, Robert and Walter Galbreath. After debts were paid and land sold, the estate was worth $4947.49. Her land was sold to John Shultz for $4700. (I have scanned a copy of this inventory and attached it to TMG)9

Family

Major William G. Galbreath b. 7 May 1769, d. 21 Sep 1839
Marriage* Pennsylvania, USA; It appears that William and Mary were first cousins.; Principal=Major William G. Galbreath1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S112] Clan Galbraith Association, The Red Tower Journal: Vol. XXIV, Sept. 2002, p. 19. "Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania", by Willliam Galbreath. . Hereinafter cited as "The Red Tower Journal."
  2. [S112] "The Red Tower Journal", Vol. XXIV, Sept. 2002, p. 18. "Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania", by Willliam Galbreath.
  3. [S131] Death Index to Hanover Newspapers, 1828 - 1900 (Hanover, PA). Hereinafter cited as Hanover Newspaper Deaths.
  4. [S114] Gettysburg Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, 1 Oct 1839.. Hereinafter cited as Gettysburg Compiler.
  5. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County [Pennsylvania], 1946) p. 104.. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County.
  6. [S13] U.S. Census 1840, PA, Adams County, Mt. Pleasant Township, p. 82, Image #7 at www.ancestry.com.
  7. [S112] "The Red Tower Journal", Vol. XX (Sept. 1998), p. 11," Wills of John Galbraith and Mary Galbraith of Adams Co., PA" by Frances Williams.
  8. [S115] Gettysburg Sentinel, Gettysburg, PA, 14 July 1845
    . Hereinafter cited as Gettysburg Sentinel.
  9. [S122] Inventory of Estate of Mary Galbreath, 1848, Gettysburg, Pa.
  10. [S112] "The Red Tower Journal", Vol. XX (Sept. 1998), p. 11," Wills of John Galbraith and Mary Galbraith of Adams Co., PA" by Frances Williams.

Mary Galbreath1

#3970, (5 March 1801 - 5 February 1836)
Last EditedApr 11, 2004
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*Major William G. Galbreath1 b. 7 May 1769, d. 21 Sep 1839
Mother*Mary Galbreath1 b. 8 Apr 1776, d. 8 Jul 1845
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*5 March 1801 Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; This is the date on the gravestone.2,1 
Death*5 February 1836 Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; Date on gravestone.1 
Burial*February 1836 Greater Conewago Presbyterian Cemetery, Hunterstown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; In Memory of Mary Galbraith
Died Feb 5, 1836
Aged 34 years, 11 months, 0 days

Buried with her parents and maternal grandparents.

Citations

  1. [S112] Clan Galbraith Association, The Red Tower Journal: Vol. XX (Sept. 1998), p. 11," Wills of John Galbraith and Mary Galbraith of Adams Co., PA" by Frances Williams. . Hereinafter cited as "The Red Tower Journal."
  2. [S47] U.S. Census 1820, unknown url, PA, Adams County, Straban Township, Image #4 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1820.

Mary Galbreath1

#4114
Last EditedJun 7, 2003
Father*Colonel Bertram Galbreath Esq.1 b. 24 Sep 1738, d. 9 Mar 1804
Mother*Ann Scott1 b. 26 Dec 1741, d. 29 Jun 1793
Name Variation Galbraith 

Citations

  1. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.

Mary Galbreath1

#4148
Last EditedJun 7, 2003
Father*Henry Galbreath1 d. 1781
Mother*Mary (?)1
Name Variation Galbraith 

Citations

  1. [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."

Mary Galbreath1

#4216
Last EditedSep 20, 2003
Father*Robert Galbreath1 b. c 1742, d. 1793
Mother*Mary Hendricks1 d. 1770
Name Variation Galbraith 
Will29 November 1778 East Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA; Names Wife Agness, Son James,
Dau. Mary's three children, Agness, Elizabeth and Mary, the daus. of Robert Galbreath. [This was Robert b 1742, son to James and Elizabeth Bertram Galbraith] and Son John.
Exs: wife and son John Hendricks.
Wit: John Boggs, Isaac Hendricks, Wm. Hunter.
; Principal=Tobias Hendricks2 
Married Name Wray1 
Marriage* Principal=William Wray1 

Citations

  1. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.
  2. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association,, Listing of Wills by Simon Parker in the Members Only Area. Original will in Cumberland County, Will Book C 139.

Mary Galbreath1

#4305, (1788 - 1861)
Last EditedMay 23, 2004
Father*Major Andrew Galbreath Esq.1 b. 1752, d. 7 Mar 1806
Mother*Barbara Work1 d. 1832
Name Variation Galbraith 
Name Variation Molly Galbreath; Listed as Molly in her father's will.2 
Birth*1788 East Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA1 
Married Name13 February 1810 Ege1 
Marriage*13 February 1810 Principal=Michael Ege1 
Death*1861 1 

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. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association,, Listing of Wills by Simon Parker in the Members Only Area. Cumberland County, PA Will Will Book G. 152.

Mary Galbreath1

#4318, (circa 1739 - )
Last EditedDec 6, 2003
Father*John Galbreath1 b. c 1717, d. Oct 1769
Mother*Dorcas Smith1
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*circa 1739 Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Maryland, USA1 
Married Name Cook1 
Marriage* Principal=(?) Cook1 

Citations

  1. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association, from "John of Ireland" database submitted by B. J. Galbreath, updated 2002.. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.

Mary Galbreath1

#4349, (14 December 1796 - )
Last EditedJan 18, 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 
Birth*14 December 1796 East Pennsborogh Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA2 
Married Name1819 Linn3 
Marriage*1819 Principal=William Linn3 

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. [S142] Lela Booth, "Descendency Chart of James Galbraith and Rebecca Chambers", 1980 (Toronto, Canada). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Lela Booth's Family Chart."

Mary Galbreath1

#4394, (1819 - 1897)
Last EditedDec 26, 2003
Father*William Galbreath1 b. 29 Nov 1791, d. 3 Oct 1857
Mother*Esther Riddle1 b. 21 Jan 1798
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1819 1 
Married Name8 May 1845 Watson1 
Marriage*8 May 1845 Principal=Thomas Watson1 
Death*1897 1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, David Pitzer at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:748552&id=I36689046
    . Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Mary Galbreath1

#4401
Last EditedDec 26, 2003
Father*Robert Galbreath1 b. c 1774, d. 1826
Mother*Mary White1
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name Ralston1 

Citations

  1. [S127] Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People, Past and Present
    (Transcription at http://www.pa-roots.com/~armstrong/ )
    (Chicago, Ilinois: J. H. Beers and Co., 1914). Hereinafter cited as Armstrong County Pennsylvania People.

Mary Galbreath1

#4465, (circa 1750 - before 1810)
Last EditedJan 28, 2004
Father*Samuel Galbreath1 b. c 1717, d. Jan 1796
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name Elliott1 
Birth*circa 1750 2 
Will8 June 1789 Rye Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA; Brief of Will of Samuel Galbraith, Sr. of Rye Twp., Cumberland, PA:
Proved Feb. 26, 1796; daughter Mary Elliott, 5 pounds a year for two years, son Samuel, son William (Executor); William to get the plantation he now lives upon together with the island in the Juniata, and all my personal estate. Witnesses, Frederick Watt, John Thompson.

FREDRICK WATT was the commanding officer of Samuel's sons, Samuel, Jr. and Robert during the Rev. War.

; Principal=Samuel Galbreath1,3 
Death*before 1810 1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, Tom Robertshaw at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2214606&id=I9575. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [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.
  3. [S143] Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Wills ), Book F, p. 15.. Hereinafter cited as Cumberland County PA Wills.

Mary Galbreath1

#4675
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."

Mary "Polly" Galbreath1

#4729, (1 July 1774 - )
Last EditedMay 31, 2004
Father*Arthur Galbreath1 b. 14 Jan 1728, d. 1818
Mother*Mary Martin Sharp1 b. 24 Sep 1747, d. Feb 1818
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1 July 1774 1 
Married Name20 October 1792 Looney1 
Marriage*20 October 1792 Principal=Benjamin Looney1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, Submitted by Jim Kyle at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jkyleokc&id=I0645. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Mary Ann Galbreath1

#3915
Last EditedApr 27, 2003
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*John Galbreath1 b. s 1735, d. b 1805
Mother*Mary Ann (?)1
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name Wilson1 
Marriage* Principal=(?) Wilson1 

Citations

  1. [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."

Mary Ann Galbreath1,2

#4183
Last EditedMay 5, 2004
Relationship2nd cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*William Galbreath1 b. Oct 1757, d. 3 May 1839
Mother*Phebe Foreman1 b. 1771, d. 12 Mar 1852
Death* Died in infancy.2 
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth* Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S120] Family History Manuscript, Mrs. C. Byron Gilbreath, 1978, copy at Balkcom Household.
  2. [S145] Jean Harriger, "Jean Harriger Research Papers", Clan Galbraith CD No. 9 : Westmoreland Co., Pa material file, p. 11. Original information from Elmer Gilbreath's book, p. 153.. Hereinafter cited as "Jean Harriger."

Mary Caroline Galbreath1,2

#3974, (5 May 1821 - 26 March 1876)
Last EditedJan 11, 2006
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*Robert Galbreath1 b. 12 Jan 1794, d. 1 Sep 1880
Mother*Rebecca McIlvain b. 14 May 1794, d. 17 Nov 1846
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*5 May 1821 Pennsylvania, USA; The 1850 census would indicated a birthdate about 1827.1,3 
Cen-Enum*24 September 1850 Franklin Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Mary C. Galbreath", age 23, female, born PA. Living with father (assumed) and 3 sisters. Also living with aunts and uncles.; Principal=PA Adams County Census 1850, Witness=Robert Galbreath1 
Married Name1 April 1855 Pilkington2 
Marriage*1 April 1855 California, USA; Marriage announcement states: Mary Caroline Galbraith of Santa Cruz, formerly of Adams Co. and Thomas Pilkington m. 1 Apr. 1855.; Principal=Thomas Pilkington2 
Death*26 March 1876 California, USA3 

Family

Thomas Pilkington b. c 1805, d. a 1880
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, PA, Adams County, Franklin Township, p.163 Image #5-6 at www.Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.
  2. [S116] Star and Banner, Gettysburg, PA, 18 May 1855. Hereinafter cited as Star and Banner.
  3. [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.
  4. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, CA, Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz township, p. 10.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.

Mary Claudell Galbreath1

#5263, (say 1830 - )
Last EditedAug 10, 2006
Father*John Galbreath1 b. s 1790
Mother*Susan Ferrel1 b. s 1790
Birth*say 1830 1 
Married Namesay 1850 foster1 
Marriage*say 1850 Principal=Thomas James foster1 

Citations

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

Mary E. Galbreath1

#4193, (September 1897 - )
Last EditedJan 14, 2006
Father*Joseph T. Galbreath2 b. Aug 1869, d. 18 Apr 1943
Mother*Anna Rebecca Sharrah2 b. 7 Nov 1869, d. 1 Apr 1937
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name Trout2 
Marriage* Principal=(?) Trout2 
Birth*September 1897 Pennsylvania, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S33] U.S. Census 1900, ancestry.com, PA, Adams County, Cumberland Township, Sheet #4.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1900.
  2. [S123] Star and Sentinel, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 16 Nov 1940. Hereinafter cited as Gettysburg Star and Sentinel.

Mary E. Galbreath1

#4567, (1848 - )
Last EditedFeb 3, 2004
Father*James Galbreath1 b. 1820
Mother*Mary (?)1 b. 1824
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1848 Pennsylvania, USA1 
Cen-Enum*17 October 1850 Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Mary E. Gilbreath", white female, age 2, born PA, living with parents (assumed relationship).; 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.

Mary Edith Galbreath1

#4979, (15 June 1904 - )
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*15 June 1904 Pennsylvania, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, from file of Jesse Davis, copied Jan. 2006.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Mary Elizabeth Galbreath1,2

#3993, (31 August 1846 - 12 November 1918)
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 Reed1 b. 14 Feb 1824, d. 23 May 1896
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*31 August 1846 Pennsylvania, USA1,2 
Cen-Enum*27 September 1850 Huntington Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Mary Galbreath", age 3, female, born PA, living with parents and brother.; Principal=PA Adams County Census 1850, Witness=Benjamin Galbreath1 
Census3 October 1860 Dublin Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Benjamin Galbreath", white, male, age 53, family #161, plasterer, real estate worth $400, personal estate $100, born in Pa. Living with him are:
Mary A., age 35, white, female, domestic, born in PA;
Mary E., age 14, attended school, born PA;
James W., age 11, attended school, born PA;
Rebecca J., age 10, attended school, born PA;
Anny B., age 8, at home, born PA;
Thomas J., age 6, born PA;
Kesiah A., female, age 4, born PA;
John C.,age 2, born PA.; Principal=Benjamin Galbreath, Principal=PA Huntingdon Co Census 18604 
Married Name Speck5 
Marriage* Principal=(?) Speck5 
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 18706 
Death*12 November 1918 5 

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, PA, Adams County, Huntington Township, p. 92 Image #4 at www.Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.
  2. [S136] Henry James Young, compiler, York Springs Lutheran Charge Registers, Adams County, Pennsylvania 1840-67 1939). Hereinafter cited as York Springs Lutheran Charge Registers, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, PA, Adams County, Franklin Township, p.179 Image #39 at www.Ancestry.com.
  4. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, Pa., Huntingdon County, Dubliln Township, Mount Union P.O., p. 22.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  5. [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.
  6. [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.

Mary Elizabeth Galbreath1

#4422, (20 October 1829 - 1921)
Last EditedJan 4, 2004
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*20 October 1829 1 
Married Name8 June 1859 Laidley1 
Marriage*8 June 1859 Principal=John Barclay Laidley1 
Death*1921 1 
Burial*1921 Laurels Point Cemetery, Carmichaels, Greene County, Pennsylvania, USA2 

Citations

  1. [S135] Floyd Hoentstine, compiler, 1955 Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (Pennsylvania: PA Society SAR, 1956), p. 438. Hereinafter cited as 1955 Pennsylvania SAR Year Book.
  2. [S25] Ancestry.com, K. William Bailey at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=kwbailey&id=I4178. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Mary Elizabeth Galbreath1

#4953, (2 March 1866 - )
Last EditedJan 8, 2006
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*William Walter Galbreath1 b. 23 Feb 1819, d. 22 Nov 1891
Mother*Cynthia Ann Heller1 b. 1820, d. 1900
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*2 March 1866 Pennsylvania, USA1 
Census26 August 1870 Cromwell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Walter Galbraith", white, male, age 53, head of Family #174, farmer, personal estate $275, born PA. Living with him:
Cintha A., age 44, female, keeping house, born PA.
John L., age 12, works on farm, attended school, born PA.
Graft W., age 7, attended school, born PA.
Sarah E., age 5, born PA.
Mary E., age 4, born PA.
Robert E., age 5 months, born PA.
Living close to his nieces, Amelia J. Montague and Rebecca Galbraith.; Principal=William Walter Galbreath, Principal=PA Huntingdon Co Census 18702 

Citations

  1. [S44] Email Message, from John Galbraith (e-mail address). He received information from Charles Galbraith (e-mail address) whose mother, Alberta Shults, kept personal records for the family.
  2. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, Pa., Huntingdon County, Cromwell Township, page 26-2.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.

Mary Jane Galbreath1,2

#4018, (between 1815 and 1820 - before 20 March 1861)
Last EditedMar 7, 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*between 1815 and 1820 1 
Married Name King2 
Marriage* Principal=Hugh King2 
Death*before 20 March 1861 2 

Citations

  1. [S47] U.S. Census 1820, unknown url, PA, Adams County, Menallen Township, Image #1 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1820.
  2. [S119] Adams County, Pennsylvania Deed Book: Book W, page 123, 20 March 1861., Adams County Clerk, n.p.. Hereinafter cited as Adams County PA Deed Book.