James William Galbreath1

#3994, (19 November 1848 - )
Last EditedJan 15, 2006
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*Benjamin Galbreath2 b. 21 Jul 1814, d. 31 May 1881
Mother*Mary Ann Reed1 b. 14 Feb 1824, d. 23 May 1896
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*19 November 1848 Huntington Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA1,3 
Cen-Enum*27 September 1850 Huntington Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "James Galbreth", age 2, male, born PA. Living with parents and sister.; 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 
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 18705 

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. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, PA, Adams County, Franklin Township, p.179 Image #39 at www.Ancestry.com.
  3. [S136] Henry James Young, compiler, York Springs Lutheran Charge Registers, Adams County, Pennsylvania 1840-67 1939), p. 32.. Hereinafter cited as York Springs Lutheran Charge Registers, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
  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. [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.

Jane Galbreath1

#3753
Last EditedMar 17, 2004
Father*James Galbreath1 d. Jun 1772
Mother*Unknown (?)
Name Variation Galbraith 
Will27 May 1772 Straban Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; James' will leaves household goods, etc. to an unnamed wife, and children Isabella (10 shillings in 1 yr.), Robert (executor), William, James (the sons received 2/3), Jane (1/3) and Nancy (1/3 (sic) and a two year delay). It is thought that this is the James, that John of York (died Oct. 1769) mentions in his will as "friend". According to the author of the sited Red Tower article, friend referred to relative or kinsman, usually a first cousin rather than brother, but the author thinks James may have been John's nephew. (The author believes James had a brother, John, but that he lived in Philadelphia, and that he had a brother, Robert who lived in Straban Township).; Principal=James Galbreath2,3 

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 is James' will.. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  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 C-116.. Hereinafter cited as "The Red Tower Journal."
  3. [S122] Estate Files, York County, Pa., 27 May 1772.

Jane Galbreath1

#3796, (say 1787 - )
Last EditedApr 27, 2003
Father*Robert Galbreath b. b 1756, d. c 1831
Mother*Elizabeth Walton
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*say 1787  
Married Name Landreth1 
Marriage*1 November 1813 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA; Bondsman: William Galbreath Bond #000057179
; Principal=Jedidiah Landreth1,2 
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. [S110] Guilford County Genealogical Society, compiler, Guilford County, North Carolina Marriages 1771-1868 (Greensboro, NC: , 1981), p. 106. Hereinafter cited as Guilford Co. NC Marriages.
  3. [S94] Irene Webster, Guilford Co., NC Will Abstracts, p.113, Will of Robert Galbreath, Will Book B, File #0659.

Jane Galbreath1

#3942, (23 September 1800 - 17 February 1858)
Last EditedApr 17, 2004
Father*John Galbreath1 b. 1768, d. 29 Jul 1843
Mother*Sarah McKnight2 b. 11 Sep 1769, d. 22 Sep 1851
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*23 September 1800 Pennsylvania, USA; This date is based on age on tombstone. Obituary would place the birtdate 2 yrs earlier.2,3 
Cen-Enum*3 August 1850 Butler Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Jane Galbreth", age 42, born PA, female, living with mother and sister.; Principal=PA Adams County Census 1850, Witness=Sarah McKnight2 
Death*17 February 1858 Hunterstown, Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; This is the date on the gravestone (see picture). However the obituary states: Miss Jane Galbraith of Hunterstown died 18 Feb. 1858, age 59 yrs. 
Burial*February 1858 Greater Conewago Presbyterian Cemetery, Hunterstown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; Jane Galbreath
Died Feb. 17, 1858
Aged 57 y, 4 m., 25 days

Buried beside parents, John and Sarah, and sister, Margaret.4

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. [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. [S115] Gettysburg Sentinel, Gettysburg, PA, 17 March 1863. Hereinafter cited as Gettysburg Sentinel.
  4. [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.

Jane Galbreath1

#4206
Last EditedSep 20, 2003
Father*Robert Galbreath1 b. c 1742, d. 1793
Mother*Mary Dill1 b. 25 May 1747, d. b 17 Dec 1825
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name Williams1 
Marriage* Principal=Joseph Williams1 

Citations

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

Jane Galbreath

#4299, (April 1780 - 17 December 1863)
Last EditedMay 23, 2004
Father*Major Andrew Galbreath Esq. b. 1752, d. 7 Mar 1806
Mother*Barbara Work d. 1832
Name Variation Galbraith 
Name Variation Jean Galbreath; Listed as Jean in her father's will.1 
Birth*April 1780 East Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA2 
Married Name11 April 1799 Miller2 
Marriage*11 April 1799 East Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA; Married by Rev. Waugh, Jane of East Pennsborough and Matthew of Middletown Township. Daughter of Andrew Galbreath, Esq.; Principal=John Matthew Miller2,3 
Death*17 December 1863 East Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA2 

Citations

  1. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association, Listing of Wills by Simon Parker in the Members Only Area. Cumberland County, PA Will Will Book G. 152.. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.
  2. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association,, from "John of Ireland" database submitted by B. J. Galbreath, updated 2002.
  3. [S25] Ancestry.com, Their source: Marriages and Deaths from the Carlisle Gazette and the Western Repository of Knowledge, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1786-1800. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Jane Galbreath1

#4388
Last EditedDec 26, 2003
Father*Robert Galbreath1 b. c 1774, d. 1826
Mother*Mary White1
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name Rayburn1 
Marriage*1827 Principal=James Rayburn1 

Family

James Rayburn b. 26 Oct 1861
Child

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.

Jane Galbreath1

#4440
Last EditedJan 11, 2004
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name16 November 1771 Lawrence1 
Marriage*16 November 1771 Pennsylvania, USA; Principal=Edward Lawrence1 

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.

Jane Galbreath1

#4573, (1844 - )
Last EditedFeb 19, 2004
Father*Robert Galbreath1 b. bt 1812 - 1814
Mother*Martha Lamon1 b. bt 1816 - 1819
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1844 Pennsylvania, USA1 
Cen-Enum*17 October 1850 Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Jane Gilbreath", white, female, age 6, born PA, attended school, living with parents and 4 siblings (assumed relationships).; Principal=PA Westmoreland Co Census 1850, Witness=Robert Galbreath1 

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, PA, Westmoreland Co., Ligonier Township, p. 31.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.

Jane Galbreath1

#4589, (1867 - )
Last EditedFeb 21, 2004
Father*Archibald Galbreath1 b. 1823, d. 1891
Mother*Caroline (?)1 b. 1832, d. 1914
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1867 Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, PA, Westmoreland County, Fairfield Township, p. 12.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.

Jane Galbreath1

#4707
Last EditedMay 31, 2004
Father*William Galbreath1 b. 1732, d. Nov 1815
Mother*Sarah Kerr1 b. 4 Nov 1748, d. 22 Feb 1827
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name Woods1 
Marriage* Principal=Matthew Woods1 
Will11 May 1813 Frankford, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA; GALBREIATH, WILLIAM, Frankford. Will Book H. 369-370
May 11, 1813. January 3, 1816. [William Galbreath who married Sarah Kerr]
Wife Sarah.
Daus. Jane wife of Matthew Woods and Sarah Galbreiath.
Nieces Nancy and Jane Galbreiath, daus. of bro. John Galbreiath.
Dau. Nancy wife of Joseph Edmiston.
Exs: Wife Sarah and son in law Joseph Edmiston.
Wit: John Scouler, John Ernst.
; Principal=William Galbreath1 

Citations

  1. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association, Listing of Wills by Simon Parker in the Members Only Area.. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.

Jane Galbreath1

#4713
Last EditedDec 31, 2005
Father*John Galbreath1
Name Variation Galbraith 

Citations

  1. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association, Listing of Wills by Simon Parker in the Members Only Area.. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.

Jane Bell Galbreath1,2

#3955, (7 August 1766 - 20 March 1857)
Last EditedApr 17, 2004
Father*John Galbreath1,2 b. b 1740, d. Apr 1814
Mother*Margaret Bell1,2 b. b 1755, d. bt 1800 - 1810
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*7 August 1766 Pennsylvania, USA; This date is based on the age given on the gravestone of 90y 7m 13d.1,3 
Cen-Head*1820 Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Jane B. Galbreath" with:
Free White Females: 16 - 25: 1 (?)
                          26 - 44: 1 (could be sister Roseanna)
                45 and over: 2 (Jane, ? - could be mother, Margaret)
Living next to siblings William and John.; Principal=PA Adams Co Census 18204 
Cen-Enum*3 August 1850 Butler Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Jane Galbreth", age 83, female, living with brother William and his family, born PA.; Principal=PA Adams County Census 1850, Witness=William Galbreath1 
Death*20 March 1857 Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; This date is from the gravestone, which I have a picture of.2,3 
Burial*March 1857 Greater Conewago Presbyterian Cemetery, Hunterstown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; Cannon's book states she was 90-7-13.5

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. [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."
  3. [S131] Death Index to Hanover Newspapers, 1828 - 1900 (Hanover, PA). Hereinafter cited as Hanover Newspaper Deaths.
  4. [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.
  5. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County [Pennsylvania], 1946) p. 105.. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County.

Jannett Galbreath1

#4320, (circa 1746 - circa 1810)
Last EditedDec 6, 2003
Father*John Galbreath1 b. c 1717, d. Oct 1769
Mother*Dorcas Smith1
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*circa 1746 Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Maryland, USA1 
Married Name Work1 
Marriage* Principal=James Work1 
Death*circa 1810 1 

Family

James Work
Children

Citations

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

Jean Galbreath1

#4117, (1772 - 13 January 1842)
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 
Birth*1772 1 
Married Name Jean Elder 
Marriage* Principal=David Elder1 
Death*13 January 1842 1 

Citations

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

Jenette Galbreath1

#3759, (say 1745 - )
Last EditedJan 25, 2004
Father*John Galbreath2 d. 20 Jan 1758
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*say 1745 Pennsylvania, USA1 

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 is John's will.. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  2. [S143] Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Wills ), Book A,39. Hereinafter cited as Cumberland County PA Wills.

Jennet Galbreath1

#4442
Last EditedJan 11, 2004
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name5 March 1760 Work1 
Marriage*5 March 1760 Pennsylvania, USA; Principal=Patrick Work1 

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.

Jennie Galbreath1

#4189, (1870 - )
Last EditedAug 7, 2003
Father*Samuel H. Galbreath1 b. 1834, d. 15 Oct 1877
Mother*Laura C. Colliflower1 d. 1881
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1870 1 

Citations

  1. [S118] Orphan's Court Record for Adams County, Pennsylvania, 09 Sep 1882. Hereinafter cited as Orphan's Court for Adams County PA.

Jenny Galbreath1

#4222
Last EditedSep 27, 2003
Father*Alexander Galbreath1
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name Edgar1 
Marriage* Principal=William Edgar1 

Citations

  1. [S122] Estate Files, York County, Pa., 09 Aug 1821.

Jesse Galbreath1

#3891
Last EditedApr 27, 2003
Name Variation Galbraith 
Marriage*17 June 1830 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA; Bondsman was Elias Albright.; Principal=Hester Ann Williby1 
Marriage*23 February 1837 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA; Bondsman was George S. Jennings.; Principal=Sally Mendenhall1 

Citations

  1. [S110] Guilford County Genealogical Society, compiler, Guilford County, North Carolina Marriages 1771-1868 (Greensboro, NC: , 1981), p. 66. Hereinafter cited as Guilford Co. NC Marriages.

Jesse Tipton Galbreath1

#4611, (1847 - )
Last EditedMar 14, 2004
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*William Galbreath2 b. 15 Nov 1795, d. 13 Apr 1879
Mother*Mary B. Evans2 b. 1808, d. 17 Sep 1869
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1847 Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA2 
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 18603 
Marriage*13 April 1866 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Addie Warner1,4 
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 18705 

Citations

  1. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), p. 42.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.
  2. [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.
  3. [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.
  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. [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.

John Galbreath1

#3478, (before 1756 - )
Last EditedApr 27, 2003
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*before 1756 1 
Marriage* Principal=Martha (?) 
Cen-Head*1800 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA; "John Gilbreath" with:
Males 16 - 25: 1
45 and over: 1
Females 10 - 15: 1
45 and over: 1; Principal=NC Guilford Co Census 18001 

Family

Martha (?)
Child

Citations

  1. [S45] U.S. Census 1800, NC, Guilford County, p. 638. Image #20 at www.ancestry.com.
  2. [S110] Guilford County Genealogical Society, compiler, Guilford County, North Carolina Marriages 1771-1868 (Greensboro, NC: , 1981), p. 44. Hereinafter cited as Guilford Co. NC Marriages.

John Galbreath1

#3640, (say 1771 - between 1808 and 1809)
Last EditedMar 13, 2004
Relationship3rd great-granduncle 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*say 1771 North Carolina, USA; In his father's will, it states that John is the youngest son. If second son, William, was born in NC in 1770, it appears that John would have been born there also. 
Land7 September 1778 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; Entered 7 Sept. 1778, issued 3 Sept 1779, Entry No. 342, John Galbreath, 150 acres, Bounded on the North by Tate and on the E by McAdams on the S and E by Strudwick beginning at a beech running E 85 ch. to a BO N 45 ch. to a stake W 39 ch. to a Ro So 15 ch. to a BJ on a Branch Down the Branch to the first Station.
Surveyed Dec. 3, 1778 by Thos. Taylor and Thos. and John Tate, CC
on the waters of Haw Creek a branch of Haw River. Bounded on the South by a branch called Mebanes Swamp and on the land of William Tate and also on McAdams branch. Including the Improvement where Alec Bowles formerly lived.2 
Tax List*1787 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; "John Galbreath"3 
Tax List1788 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; "John Galbreath"3 
Tax List1791 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; "John Galbreath"3 
Tax List1792 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; "John Galbreath"3 
Land16 July 1794 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; North Carolina to John Galbreath, 50 shillings per hundred acres, 174 acres, on waters of Back Creek, adjoins William Griffith, Martha Colehem, and Robert Faucett, begin at a post oak on Samuel Strudwick's line, W 3 ch. 64 lks. to a post oak, N 27 1/2 ch. to a post oak, E 3 ch. 64 lk. to a black oak, N 23 ch. to a black oak, E 34 ch. to a black oak, N 5 ch. to a black oak, E 25 ch. to a white oak on Pickett's line, S 5 ch. to a white oak his corner on Strudwick's line, S50w 80 ch. to first station;
Signed: Richard Dobbs Spaight
Witness: J. Glasglow4 
Land30 June 1797 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; North Carolina to John Galbreath, (no residence given) fifty shillings per hundred acres, 94 acres, on waters of Back Cr., begin at a post oak cor. to Strudwick, Galbreath's lline W 24 ch. 50 lk. to a stake Charles Standford's cor., his line S 33 ch. 25 lk. to his other cor. on Standford's lilne, his line E 31 ch. to a stake on Strudwick's line, his line to beginning , entered 25 January 1797; Signed Saml. Ashe; Witness: J. Glasgow; (no probate record), Delivered H. Hurdle.5 
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 Galbreath6
Land*12 August 1807 Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA; John Gilbraith to Roger Snell 284 acres. Indenture Aug. 12 1807 between John Gilbraith of Orange Co, NC and Roger Snell of Rutherford Co Tenn. Begin at Samuel Paten, Junior's and Thomas Nichol's on George Martin, Amos Balch and Richard Martin's lline thence etc. to William Gilbraith's N boundary line and Wm. Gilbraith and Jeremiah Chamberlain's southern boundary line etc.
Witness: Amos Balch and Ben Carr
Registered October Session 1807 Rutherford County Court.7 
Death*between 1808 and 1809 "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.8 
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 Galbreath8,9 
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 McKamie10 
Land19 June 1819 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; Walter and William Galbreath to Roger Snell.
Sometime in the year 1807 there was conveyed by John Galbreath 285 acres of land whereas the same is lawful unto them by will of William Galbreath decd and whereas also a certain settlement took place between the heirs of John Galbreath of which the said Snell was to be acquitted in his claim and as there has been deemed and found to be a surplus in said tract of land. Now know ye that we the undersigned do hearby relinquish to said Snell all right or claim we have or might have under law of equity to said land or any surplus lands which may be initiated in said lines as...under the authority of said John Galbreath decd on the profits or balances which we might claim. For the same in Testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hand and Seals this 19th day June 1819.
Walter Galbreath
William Galbreath; Principal=Walter Galbreath, Principal=Major William G. Galbreath11 

Family

Child
  • Catherine B. Galbreath (s 1780 - ); I am making the assumption that this is the correct John, who was the bondsman for Catherine's marriage.

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. [S104] William Bennett, compiler, Orange County, North Carolina Records (Raleigh, NC: self published, 1987), Volume 9, p. 42. Original source State Land Grants 1 - 500, Grant # 164, Patent Book 40:407.. Hereinafter cited as Orange Co NC Records.
  3. [S109] T.L.C. Genealogy Staff, compiler, Orange County, North Carolina Taxpayers 1784 - 1793 (Miami, FL: T.L.C. Genealogy, 1991), p. 33. Hereinafter cited as Orange Co. NC Taxpayers.
  4. [S104] William Bennett, Orange Co NC Records, Volume 8, p. 118. Original source Deed Book 5, p. 663.
  5. [S104] William Bennett, Orange Co NC Records, Volume 11, p. 30. Original source Deed Book 6, p. 225.
  6. [S122] Will of William Galbreath. Written 04 Jan 1799. Copy found at the North Carolina Archives.
  7. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 35. Her source is Rutherford County, TN Deed Book "E", No. 500, p 426.
  8. [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.
  9. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 39. Original source is Rutherford County Deed Book D, p. 283.
  10. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 35. Her source is Bedford County, TN Deed Book "E", p. 374.
  11. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 38, original source Bedford Co., TN, Deed Book P, p. 91.

John Galbreath1

#3691, (say 1640 - )
Last EditedMar 24, 2003
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*say 1640 Ireland1 
Death* Ireland; This is speculation.1 

Family

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

John Galbreath1

#3692, (1690 - October 1753)
Last EditedMay 31, 2004
Father*James Galbreath Esq.1 b. c 1666, d. 23 Aug 1744
Mother*Rebecca Chambers1 b. s 1667
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*1690 Ulster, Ireland1 
Marriage* Ireland; Principal=Janet (?)1 
Immigration*1718 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA; They had one or two children when they arrived and settled along the Donegal Meeting House run, about one and three-fourth miles below his brother Andrew in 1718. John was a miller by trade and built a grist and sawmill in 1721, at the run along the "great road", which very likely branched from the Paxtang and Conestoga road some miles east of Mt. Joy, and extended through the Scotch-Irish settlement to the Conoy-Indiana town. John also kept an "ordinary" and was elected sheriff of Lancaster County in 1731 and was on the first jury drawn in that county.2 
Land*5 February 1738 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA; Warrant No. 91 by survey for 60 acres. (Assuming this is the correct John Galbraith) The land was situated on the Chickalsalunga creek. Date of return was 28 Sept. 1739 for 55.80 acres.3 
Land29 July 1738 Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA; Warrant No. 18 acceptance of the warrant for 205 acres. (Assuming this is the correct John Galbraith) The land was situated near the Drogesham (spelling?) River creek. Recorded in Book A!, p. 70.3 
Land25 August 1738 Drumore Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA; Warrant No. 85 by survey for 200 acres. (Assuming this is the correct John Galbraith). Recorded in book G for Chester County.4 
Land27 May 1741 Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA; Warrant No. 101 acceptance for 227 acres. (Assuming this is the correct John Galbraith). Recorded in book A20, p. 176)4 
Will*15 September 1753 Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA; September 15, 1753 and October 10, 1753 Wife: Janet Galbreath. Children: Elizabeth, Margaret and Eleanor. Grandchildren: John and Rebecca Nephew Bertram Galbreath (parents' name not given). Legatees: John and Joseph McKinley (grandsons). Executors: Janet and James Galbreath. WARNING there are differing abstracts for John's will.5 
Death*October 1753 Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA1 
Probate*10 October 1753 Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA 

Family

Janet (?)
Marriage* Ireland; Principal=Janet (?)1 
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. [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), transcribed online at http://www.pa-roots.com/~armstrong/beersproject/history.html
    . Hereinafter cited as Armstrong County Pennsylvania People.
  3. [S147] York County Historical Trust Records, Warrant Register: Lancaster County, Vol. 16 (Library No. 974.815W286), p. 73.Reproductions of Originals held at Pennsylvania Archives, Harrisburg.
  4. [S147] York County Historical Trust Records, Warrant Register: Lancaster County, Vol. 16 (Library No. 974.815W286), p. 74.Reproductions of Originals held at Pennsylvania Archives, Harrisburg.
  5. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association, from "John of Ireland" database submitted by B. J. Galbreath, updated 2002.. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.
  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 "Will of John Galbraith".

John Galbreath1

#3712, (circa 1748 - 30 December 1802)
Last EditedMay 1, 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*circa 1748 Pennsylvania, USA1 
Marriage*15 March 1775 Pennsylvania, USA; by the Rev. Barton of Lancaster; Principal=Mary McCauley2 
Military*circa 1776 John served in the war of the Revolution and was taken prisoner at the battle of Long Island and suffered great hardships while in captivity. After the close of the war he resided some time in Huntingdon County where he removed to Butler County about 1798.3 
Death*30 December 1802 East Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA; Witness=Mary McCauley3,2 

Family

Mary McCauley b. 22 Dec 1755, d. 19 Feb 1821
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. [S141] Bible of Josiah Bowen of Franklin County, Pennsylvania 1931; Copy at York County Historical Trust. Hereinafter cited as Bowen Bible.
  3. [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.
  4. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association, from "John of Ireland" database submitted by B. J. Galbreath, updated 2002.. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.

John Galbreath1

#3724, (circa 1717 - October 1769)
Last EditedMay 31, 2004
Father*Andrew Galbreath1 b. c 1692, d. a 1762
Mother*Mary Kyle1 b. 1688, d. 1735
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*circa 1717 1 
Marriage* Principal=Dorcas Smith2 
Will*19 April 1768 Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA; Wife: Darchas Galbraith. Children: Elizabeth, Mary, Jannet and Barbara. Grandchild: Galbraith Patterson (parents' names not stated). Ex.: Darchas Galbraith.3 
Death*October 1769 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA1 
Probate*31 October 1769 Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA3 

Family

Dorcas Smith
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 CGANA, sect. III, p. 6.. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  2. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.
  3. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association,, from "John of Ireland" database submitted by B. J. Galbreath, updated 2002.

John Galbreath1

#3736, (say 1668 - )
Last EditedMay 1, 2004
Father*John Galbreath1 b. s 1640
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*say 1668 1 
Immigration* It appears that after coming to America, John remained for several years in Philadelphia, some of his children settled west of the Suesquehanna River, in what is now York or Adams County, and their descendents went to Kentucky. Two sons are known - John and James.2 
Land*28 October 1738 Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA; Warrant No. 90 by survey for 400 acres to John Galbraith Jr. on the Susquehanuck (sic) River. (Not sure if this is the correct John Jr. but only one in my database around this date with father being John) Recorded in book A11, p. 360. Date of return: 28 July 1744 (?) for 540 acres.3 

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. [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.
  3. [S147] York County Historical Trust Records, Warrant Register: Lancaster County, Vol. 16 (Library No. 974.815W286), p. 74.Reproductions of Originals held at Pennsylvania Archives, Harrisburg.

John Galbreath1

#3928, (say 1710 - between 24 September 1769 and 3 October 1769)
Last EditedMay 31, 2004
Relationship5th great-grandfather of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsJ Balkcom Tree (Maternal) - Ancestors of Zela (Franks) Balkcom
Descendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*say 1710  
Marriage* Principal=Catherine (?)1 
Occupation1754 Mount Pleasant Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; a wheelwright2 
Land11 March 1754 Straban Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; The deed states: (11 March 1754) ...I, Michael Lynch in the Township of Straban...for the sum of 21 pounds...delivery of these presents by John Galbreath wheelwright in the township of Mount Pleasant...do bargain, sell and deliver the said John Galbreath a tract of land with improvements and joining John Helsays ______ Line and Rock Creek extending down till John Anderson till the Road to be the line to Livingstons Path and Livingstons Path to be the line to the East and to have and to hold said tract of land and improvements...
Witnesses - Robert Moore and Alexander McCarter
Recorded 26 October 1772

This land was sold to Robert Galbreath, Esq. in 1765.3 
Occupation1758 Mount Pleasant Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; constable4 
Tax List1762 Mount Pleasant Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; John Galbreath, tax £0.10.65 
Tax List*1762 Straban Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; John Galbreath, tax £0.4.6. Although, there is a John also on the Mount Pleasant list, I am making the assumption this is the same person in the Straban list, being taxed for the land that he had bought in 1754.6 
Occupation1764 Mount Pleasant Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; Overseer7 
Land30 October 1765 Straban Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; The deed states: "...I, John Galbreath of Straban Towhship...for the sum of 105 pounds paid by Robert Galbraith of Philadelphia...tract of land situated in Straban township...known by the name of Livingstons Path and also by land of Samuel Hays and John Anderson to the Great Road leading to York and thence along the said Road to Rock Creek to land of Margaret Patterson containing...150 acres...which said tract of land purchased by John Galbreath from Michael Lynch by investment of writing having date the 11th day of March 1754..."
This is on the current day Route 30, just east of current Gettysburg.; Principal=Robert Galbreath Esq.2 
Will*24 September 1769 Mount Pleasant Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA;      Transcription of Will by Lillian Brown-Vesta Johnson:
In the Name of God Amen, The 24th day of September 1769, I John Galbreaith of Mount Pleasant Township and county of York being in a weakly frame of body in perfect mind and memory. Thanks be to God, therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body and know that it is appointed for all men once to Die, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament that is to say 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 Earth to be buried in a decent Christian manner at the discretion of my executors doubting but at the general resurrection I shall know the same again by the mighty power of god and in thinking of such worldly estate, wherewith it hath pleased God to bless one with in this life. I give and dismiss and dispose of the same in the following manor and form.
I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Catron Galbreaith her bed and its furniture and a young bay mare and her saddle and bridle and spinning wheel and her choice cow as a dower beside the third part of all the movables after the death and funeral charges are paid off with the command of her own house while unmarried with a lawful maintenance for herself and feed for her creatures.
I leave to my son William Galbreaith the sum of twenty shillings. I leave to my son Robert Galbreaith the sum of ten pounds. I leave to my sons John Galbreaith, Benjamin Galbreaith, and Thomas Galbreaith my land to be divided in three equal parts according to quantity and quality, John to have his part where he now lives, Ben his part right due him and Carter Thomas the place part where I now live; and further that my sons John, Ben, and Thomas shall all through equally lay in for the support of my wife and creatures as afore said.
I further leave to my daughter Agness Steefinson the sum of five pounds, further to my daughter Elizabeth Galbreaith the sum, fifty pounds, to Catey, fifty pounds to Rebecka Galbraith fifty five pounds ten shillings. I leave the fancy mare, to my son Thomas two pounds five shillings to buy a jacket for him. I further allow that if the movables will no pay the legalities, the three boys, John, Ben, and Thomas is to pay an equal proportion of what is wanting.
I do further allow my daughter Elizabeth shall have her patramony eighteen months after my demise, further I allow my daughter catron shall have her patrimony three years after my demise, further I allow Rebeccka shall have hers five years after my death. I further allow that the improvements that John has made himself may not be valued to his division. I do further appoint my well beloved wife and my son John to be executress and executor I do further appoint my loving friend James Galbreaith guardian. Signed, sealed and published in presents of us:
His Mark - John J. Galbreaith
Witnessed: James Galbreaith
Alexander McCarter

York County, Pennsylvania
Before me Samuel Johnson, Esq. Deputy Register for the probate of Wills and granting letters of administratin in and for the County of York in the province of Pennsylvania personally appeared James Galbreaith and Alexander McCarter the two subscribing witnesses to the foregoing instrument of writing and on their solemn oaths respectively taken according to law do say that they were personally present and saw and heard the above named John Galbreaith sign, seal, publish and declare the foregoing instrument of writing as and for his last will and testament and at the time of doing there of the said John Galbreaith was of sound and disposing mind and memory and to the best of tese Dependents knowledge and belief and that the said James Galbreaith and Alexander McCarter subscribed their names as witnesses to the same in the presence of the said Testator and at his request.8
Death*between 24 September 1769 and 3 October 1769 Mount Pleasant Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA9,10 
Probate*30 October 1769 York County, Pennsylvania, USA11 
Estate30 January 1770 York County, Pennsylvania, USA; I have a copy of the inventory of John Galbreath's estate, it has been attached to TMG as an exhibit. I am making the assumption that this is the correct "John", as the estate was settled in York County in Jan. 1770 and "our" John reportedly died three months earlier in York Co. The estate contained mostly farm and household items, a Bible, beehives, and farm animals. The estate was valued at about 250 pounds. Items left to "the widow" in the inventory are the same items mentioned in John's will which further supports that this is the correct John's inventory.12

Family

Catherine (?) d. a 1769
Marriage* Principal=Catherine (?)1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), p. 28.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.
  2. [S125] York County, Pennsylvania Deed Books: Vol. E, p. 241-2.. Hereinafter cited as York County Pennsylvania Deeds.
  3. [S125] York County Pennsylvania Deeds: Vol. E, p. 241.
  4. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County [Pennsylvania], 1946) p. 107. Her source: York County, PA, General Quarter Sessions Dockets, 1758.. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County.
  5. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County, p. 107.
  6. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County, p. 107. Her source: York County, PA, Tax Lists, transcript in the Historical Society of York County.
  7. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County, p. 107. Her source: York County, PA, General Quarter Sessions Dockets, 1764.
  8. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 29.
  9. [S122] Will of John Galbreath. Written 24 Sep 1769. Copy of will found at the Adams County Historical Society. Will proved 30 Oct. 1769.
  10. [S122] Caveat to the probate of the Will of John Galbreath by son, William Galbreath. Written 03 Oct 1769. Copy of will found at the Adams County Historical Society.
  11. [S147] York County Historical Trust Records, Originals filed in the Office of the Register of Wills, Court House, York, Pa.
  12. [S122] Inventory of Estate of John Galbreath. Papers filed 30 January 1770, York County, Pa.
  13. [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."
  14. [S112] "The Red Tower Journal", Vol. XXIV, Sept. 2002, p. 17. "Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania", by Willliam Galbreath.
  15. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 28. Her source is John's will.

John Galbreath1

#3741, (before 1740 - April 1814)
Last EditedApr 26, 2004
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*before 1740  
Military*30 May 1758 Fort Lyttleton, Pennsylvania, USA; Young's book states: "I am able, and fotunate to add to our knowledge of the events in York County, Pa. in 1756 to 1758, these accounts were preserved by Robert McPherson who was Hamilton's principal executor, and preserved these records placed in his hands. These records, now more than a century and a quarter old (1883). " On the list is John Galbreath May 30, 31, 1758 paid 14 pounds at Fort Lyttleton. This was during the French and Indian War.
Note: Fort Littleton
The village of Fort Littleton lies one mile north of Exit 13 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and 10 miles north of McConnellsburg along Route 522. Governor Robert Hunter Morris established the fort in 1756 at what was then known as Sugar Cabins, named after the existing settlement of log cabins located in a grove of sugar maple trees. The fort was part of the western defenses Pennsylvania Governor William Morris had built beyond the Kittochtinny Hills (now the Cumberland Valley) and marked the western end of the line of four original provincial forts west of the Susquehanna River. (current Fulton Co.)
According to the Backgrounds of Adams County article, John was only enlisted one time and that was at Bigers on Conowagon Creek on Bell's Mill for the term of three years during the French and Indian War. During the time he served, Pittsburgh was taken and his officers were Colonel Hance Hamilton and Major George Washington (the later President).

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Marriage* Principal=Margaret Bell5 
Tax List*1762 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA6 
Land*1765 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; She and her husband later bought the other half from sister Jane and John Moore of Macklinberg County, (sic) NC. This was for £315 on 25 Aug 1766. The original tract was granted to John Bell on 30 Jan 1737.; Principal=Margaret Bell7 
Land*3 April 1765 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; 65 acres in Menallen Township from Henry Donaly.8 
Tax List1772 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; John Gilbreth, valuation £24, tax £0.4.0.9 
Land25 December 1772 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; John Galbraith of Menallen Township to Isaac Durbrough of the same township for £85...tract of land in the same township, 65 acres, purchased by the grantor from Henry Donaly 25 May 1765.10 
Occupation*between 1775 and 1776 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; as Overseer11 
Militarybetween 1777 and 1780 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; John Galbreath, of Menallen Township, private in the Fourth Batalion, York County Militia, in which capacity he paid substitute fines aggregating £25 from April, 1777 to March, 1780.12 
Militarycirca 1780 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Mr. John Galbreath of the Second class of Manalan township Sir/ the Under Written persons are the Second Class Residing in your Respective township and you are hereby Required to be particular in Notifying Each and Every of them that the Class is to procure one Able Bodied Recruit to serve During the war Agreeable to the foregoing Direction should the Class fail as afsd. you are hereby Required to Notify us on or Before the first Day of march Next Without fail."
From the "Backgrounds" article - 'At the time of the War of the Revolution he (John Galbraith) was draughted to go to Philadelphia. His officers were Richard McAlester, Colonel of the Regiment, James Dickson was Captain of the company, William Gilliland was First Lieutenant, and John Galbraith was Second Lieutenant.'13,14 
Tax List1783 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; John Gilbreath, weaver, land 300, 3 houses, 5 outhouses, 13 inhabitants, 2 negroes, 7 horned cattle, 9 horses, 20 sheep, valuation £382, tax £12.15 
Tax List1785 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; John had 300 acres, 1 Negro, 6 horses, and 6 cattle and an evaluation of 378-10-0 and he was taxed at 4-2-8.16 
Occupationcirca 1787 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; shown on tax lists as a weaver17 
Land18 October 1787 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; John Galbraith of Menallen Towhship, yeoman, and Margaret his wife to John doll the younger of York Town, scrivener for £10, the tract of 317 acres in Menallen Township of which John Bell died seized and which came into possession of the grantors 29 May 1787. On 23 Oct 1787, Rosanna Bell of Menallen, widow of John Bell, deceased to John Glabraith of the same township, yeoman for £240 releases her dower right in the tract of 317 acres.18 
Land19 November 1787 Butler Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; John Galbraith, received 124 acres of land by patent in Butler Township which was later willed to John's son, William.19 
Occupation1789 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; listed as a civil officer - a collector20 
Tax List1795 Menallen Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA; John Galbraith with land 300, value £346, tax £2.7.9, 1 Negroe, 4 horses, 6 horned cattle.21 
Cen-Head*1800 Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "John Gilbrath" with:
Free White Males -
16 - 25: 1 (William)
26 - 44: 2 (John, Jr. and ?)
45 and over: 1 (John)
Free White Females:
0 - 9: 1 (?)
16 - 25: 5 (Margaret, Roseanna, ?)
26 - 44: 1 (Mary or Jane)
45 and over: 1 (Margaret)
Other Free Persons: 1
Neighbors are Schmeyser and Hendricks.; Principal=PA Adams Co Census 180022 
Cen-Head*1810 Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "John Galbreath" with:
Free White Males:
26 - 44: 1 (possibly William)
45 and over: 1 (John)
Free White Females:
16 - 25: 2 (possibly Margaret and Roseanna)
26 - 44: 3 (possibly Ann, Jane, ?)
Other Free Persons: 1
Slaves: 1

Living next door to his son, John. Other close neighbors are Schmysor, Hendricks, Rife, Gilliland.; Principal=PA Adams Co Census 181023 
Will*5 December 1811 Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; (I have a copy of the will)
In the name of God Amen. This fifth day of December in the year of our Lord 1811. I John Galbraith of Menallen Township Adams County and State of Pennsylvania, being at perfect mind and memory, thanks to Almighty God for the same. Do make _____ and publish this and no other to be my last Will and testament. And as touching such worldly substance wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give demise and dispence of the same, in the following form and manners. First I order that all my just debts and Funeral Expenses be paid by my Executors in a reasonable time after my decease.
Thereby give and bequeth, unto my daughter Mary Gilliland, Wife of William Gilliland Fifty Pounds Pennsylvania Currency at the expiration of one year after my decease and a suit of mourning. And if she should have living issue by the said husband then I allow the further sum of One Hundred and Fifty Pounds to be put to Interest, and the principal and interest to be paid to such issue, when of the usual age of maturity, if one only, and if more, to be equally divided between them. But in such case, that she has no living issue at her decease, then I allow the aforesaid One hundred and Fifty Pounds to be equally divided among my Children then living. These several sums to be paid out of their share bequeathed by me to my son John Galbraith hereinafter mentioned.
I give and bequesth unto my son John Galbraith, One Hundred acres of Land, that part included, whereon he now lives, together with all the improvements he now occupies and possesses on the same, to be taken off the south side of the place next to land of George Smyser, subject to such legacy as aforementined or maybe hereinafter mentioned, and I allow to him a suit of mourning at my decease.
I hereby give and bequeath to my two grand children, daughters of John Galbraith, Jane and Margaret, the sum of Twenty Five Pounds to each, to be paid to either of them, at the age of Twenty-One years, or when married which ever should first happen. This is to be paid by their father, out of the share already bequeath to him.
I hereby give and bequeth unto my four daughters now living with me namely Jane Bell Galbraith, Margaret Galbraith, Ann Galbraith and Rosanna Galbraith, One Hundred and six acres of my Land, part of that wherein I now live and possess, to be taken off that part next to and adjoining lands of Nich. ______ and William Flemming.
And I do hereby further allow, to my two daughters Ann and Rosanna, a good new woman's riding saddle and bridle to each of them, to be paid for out of the money rising from my personal property.
I further allow to my four daughters, as aforesaid, their choice of all my household and kitchen furniture, except as may be hereafter excepted.
I hereby give and bequeath unto my son William Galbraith, the remaining quantity of land when the aforesaid shares are divided off to my son John, and four daughters as aforementioned. I likewise allow to him my Desk a feather bed and the usual furniture for the same.
And I do hereby further allow to my four daughters aforesaid, the room I now occupy as my bedroom and fire place therein, as and for a place of residence for them, and each of them, during their natural lives, or until they may ______ of themselves, or be other's wife, more suited to their convenience, together with all necessary privileges, in going out or coming in as here before, and their maintenance and subsistence, and living as formerly and would water as in time past, with the privilege of the kitchen, Spring house and wash house, according to their several uses. Also a sufficient part of the Garden, or a piece of Ground fitting for the same, with a suitable fence around the same, and every other necessary for the same. My two sons, John and William bearing such as equal shares as to my daughters maintenance and support while remaining single and on the premises as already mentioned.
And I further allow my four daughters the privilege of keeping two horse creatures and two Cows for their sole use and to be kept in the same manner as in my life.
And I do further allow my black man named Tom to be wholely for the service of my four daughters above mentioned, to be employed such manner as they may deem best, and for all such work and device, as may by them deemed necessary to their purpose and convenience, and the use of the little house for him wherein he now sleeps as formerly, and to him to be supported as hertofore. And I allow him to be under care and control and direction of my son William for this and such other valuable purposes.
And Lastly, I do hereby nominate and appoint my two sons John Galbraith and William Galbraith sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament, reposing an intire confidence in them, that they will well and trully execute all the several specifications herein mentioned to be done, according to the true intent and meaing of the same, to the best of their skill and capacity in understanding and doing the same as all aforementioned.
And I do hereby revoke and disannull, all other Wills and Legacies, and bequests that might be me, be hereto fore made, Declaring Ratifying and Confiming this and no other to be last Will and Testament only.
Witness my hand and seal this day and year first above written.
Signed: John Galbraith
Witness: William McGrew, Sr. William McGrew, Jr. and John McGrew.


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Land*1814 Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; John Galbreath, Sr. bequeathed in his will 100 acres of land to his son, John Jr. This land was later released in about 1850 by his brother, William, following John, Jr.'s death. The location of the land is described in the deed releasing the land: Beginning at a post and running by the land then of Phillip Shriver, North 31 degrees and a half, West 205 perches to a post, thence by the same, South 10 degrees and a half, East 35 perches to a Walnut, thence by the same, North 59 degrees and a half, East 12 perches to a post thence by the lands of the other heirs of said Will (John, Sr.) and through said tract and South 45 degrees, East 16 perches to a post thence by the same, South 31 degreees, West 60 perches to a post thence by South 36 degrees, East 53 perches and two tenths to a stone, hence by the land of John King, South 59 degrees and a half, West 40 perchest to the beginning.
Witnessed by Eliza Galbreath andW. McGrew.; Principal=John Galbreath26 
Death*April 1814 Pennsylvania, USA27 
Probate*21 April 1814 Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; The inventory of John's estate (I have a copy of it) showed his estate, without land, to be worth about $1200. This included farm and household items and farm animals.28 
BurialApril 1814 Greater Conewago Presbyterian Cemetery, Hunterstown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA; "Greater Conewago Church and Cemetery Gives some church history - The present church was built in 1787 and replaced a log building which was the fifth Presbyterian Church in America. Little is known of the initial congregation but mention is made of it in the minutes of the Presbytery of Donegal in 1740. For the first nine years the Presbytery supplied a minister - the first from Falling Springs Church in Chambersburg - a Rev. Samuel Coven. The first resident minister was Rev. Samuel Thompson in 1749 - he remained until his death in 1787. In 1780 the Rev. Joseph Henderson became the minister, he resigned in 1795 and three years later the church united with the upper Marsh Creek Presbyterian Church to which the charge was given to Rev. David McConaughty. Most church and cemetery records are missing or incomplete. Article goes on to discuss those buried in the graveyard. "In the Galbraith plot is the grave of William Galbraith, a soldier in the War of 1812. The father of this soldier is buried in the same lot but the grave is not marked. John Galbraith, the father ..."4 

Family

Margaret Bell b. b 1755, d. bt 1800 - 1810
Marriage* Principal=Margaret Bell5 
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. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://www.fultoncountypa.com/towns.html. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  3. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 29. Her source "York County, Pennsylvania, in the American Revolution, asource Book Compiled by Henry James Young, 1935, Vol. 1."
  4. [S113] B. F. Macpherson, Backgrounds of Adams County (Gettysburg, PA: Gettysburg Newspaper, 1938), No. 24 (15 Jan 1938).
    . Hereinafter cited as Backgrounds of Adams Co.
  5. [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."
  6. [S112] "The Red Tower Journal", Vol. XXIV, Sept. 2002, p. 16. "Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania", by Willliam Galbreath.
  7. [S112] "The Red Tower Journal", Vol. XXIV, Sept. 2002, p. 16. "Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania", by Willliam Galbreath. Original Source Deed 2E-138 to 142.
  8. [S125] York County, Pennsylvania Deed Books: Book 2A, p. 440. Hereinafter cited as York County Pennsylvania Deeds.
  9. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County [Pennsylvania], 1946) p. 107. Her source: York County, PA, Tax Lists, transcript in the Historical Society of York County.. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County.
  10. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County, p. 111. Her source: York County Court House, Deed Book 2A, p. 440.
  11. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County, p. 107. Her source: York County, PA, General Quarter Sessions Dockets, 1775-6.
  12. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County, p. 121. Her source: Pennsylvania Archives, 3rd Series, VII, p. 57.
  13. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 30.
  14. [S113] B. F. Macpherson, Backgrounds of Adams Co., No. 124 (13 Jan. 1940).
  15. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County, p. 108. Her source: York County, PA, Tax Lists, transcript in the Historical Society of York County.
  16. [S112] "The Red Tower Journal", Vol. XXIV, No.1 (Sept. 2002), p. 5. "Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania" by William Gilbreath.
  17. [S112] "The Red Tower Journal", Vol. XXIV, Sept. 2002, p. 16. "Early Galbreaths of Adams (York) County Pennsylvania", by Willliam Galbreath.
  18. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County, p. 113. Her source: York County Court House, Deed Book 2E, p. 139-142.
  19. [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.
  20. [S137] Edith Beard Cannon, Genealogical Reports for the Historical Sociey of York County, p. 107. Her source: York County, PA, General Quarter Sessions Dockets, 1789.
  21. [S147] York County Historical Trust Records, 1795 Tax Records.
  22. [S45] U.S. Census 1800, PA, Adams County, p. 487, Image #15 at www.ancestry.com.
  23. [S36] U.S. Census 1810, www.ancestry.com, PA, Adams County, Menallen Township, p. 97, Image #1 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1810.
  24. [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.
  25. [S122] Will of John Galbreath. Written 05 Dec 1811. Copy of will found at the Adams County Historical Society.
  26. [S119] Adams County PA Deed Book: Book R, page 204, 1848-51..
  27. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 30. John's will.
  28. [S122] Inventory of Estate of John Galbreath. Written 03 May 1814. Copy found at the Adams County Historical Society.
  29. [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.