Gallaway - Orrell - Speight

 

Contributed by Elizabeth (Betsy) Ross .
This Gallaway line is being presented at the Ross Home Library . James Gallaway was the brother of Betsy's ancestor, Noah Gallaway, Sr. James and his family continued to live in Greene Co., NC, after his death which may have occured in 1809. By 1830, the widow Prussia Orrell Gallaway, had moved to Weakley Co., TN, with her sons and some daughters.

1 James Gallaway , son of William Gallaway, Sr. , of Beaufort Co., NC.
b. Feb 5, 1765
d. ca 1809, Greene Co., NC
& Prussia Orrell
d. aft 1839, probably Weakley Co., TN[1]
|........1 Glidwell Orrell Galloway I
|........ b. ca 1805, NC
|........ d. 1844, Weakley Co., TN
|........& Eliza E. Parish
|........ b. Nov 18, 1816
|........ d. Jan 26, 1885, Franklin, Robertson Co., TX
|........2 Benjamin F. Galloway Sr.
|........ b. ca 1800, (probably Greene Co.) NC
|........ d. aft 1870, Weakley Co., TN
|........& Phoeba (Pheby) _______
|........ b. ca 1802, NC
|........ d. Aug 1880, Weakley Co., TN
|........3 Elizabeth Galloway[2]
|........ b. Dec 8, 1808, Greene Co.?, NC
|........ d. Nov 28, 1898, Dade Co., MO
|........ bur. Dade, MO, Speight Cemetery
|........& James Speight[3],[2]
|........ b. Aug 6, 1806, Greene Co., NC
|........ d. Dec 11, 1887
|........ bur. Dade, MO, Speight Cemetery
|........ m. Jan 20, 1831, Greene Co., NC
|........4 Martha (Patsey) Galloway
|........ b. bef 1809
|........ d. aft 1829
|........5 Clarkey Galloway
|........ b. bef 1809
|........ d. aft 1829
|........& Samuel Shearwood[4]
|........ m. Weakley Co., TN

Sources:
1. Deed Prushea et al to Stephen Speight, Jan. 31, 1829, Db. 16, p. 320, Greene Co., NC.
2. Woirhaye, Lloyd R., File g795.ged (www.ancestry.com), Mar. 1998.
3. James Speight Family Bible, (publisher not given), Miss Margaret Speight of Dadesville, MO, in 1969, Transcript published by Wm. B. Murphy in Dobbs Co., NC, Bibles, Vol., III.
4. Galloway, Joseph L. (correspondence, 1998)

 

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