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Family of Eli and Elizabeth Owen Galloway
of Transylvania County, North Carolina

Compiled by Philip Underwood-Sheppard
 

 

ELI GALLOWAY  was born April 17, 1820 in Buncombe County, North Carolina, and died February 28, 1896 in Transylvania County, North Carolina.  He married ELIZABETH OWEN Abt. 1840 in Henderson County, North Carolina, daughter of -- OWEN and MARY ADAMS.  She was born December 28, 1817, and died July 14, 1881 in Transylvania County, North Carolina.

Notes for ELI GALLOWAY:
Transylvania County Registry, Book 2, Page 329 [uncorrected for spelling, punctuation or grammar]

North Carolina Transylvania County

This indenture made and entered into this the 11th day of April A.D. 1868 between Jackson Owen and Mary Ann Owen of the first part and Eli Galloway of the other part both of the State and County aforesaid witnesseth that in and for consideration of three hundred dollars to me in hand paid by the said Eli Galloway the receipt whereof I do acknowledge and release acquit and discharge to the said Eli Galloway his heirs executors administrators and by thee present doth grant bargin sell and confer to the said Eli Galloway his heirs and assins for ever a certain pice or parcel of land containing fifty acres actuated and being in the State and County aforesaid on the West prong of French Broad River on the North side.

beginning at a black oak near the top of the mountain then south 7 1/2 West 63 poles to a maple near a hollow, thence North 750 West 130 poles to a stake thence North 7 1/2 East 60 poles to a stake thence South 750 East 130 poles to the beginning corner containing fifty acres more or less.

Together with all the woods waters ways mines and minerals and appurtenances unto the said Eli Galloway his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever claims or claimes made by me or any other person or persons either in law or in equity. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this day and date above written.

Jacon (his x mark) Owen
Mary Ann (her x mark) Owen

Wm R. Garren
and Maryon Owen (name interlined before signed)

More About ELI GALLOWAY:
Burial: Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Transylvania County, North Carolina

More About ELIZABETH OWEN:
Burial: Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Transylvania County, North Carolina

Children of ELI GALLOWAY and ELIZABETH OWEN are:
 i. JOSIAH2 GALLOWAY.
 ii. RILEY M. GALLOWAY.
 iii. WARREN GALLOWAY.
 iv. SARAH GALLOWAY, b. Abt. 1841, Henderson County, North Carolina1; m. TYRAH MCCALL, July 25, 1859, Henderson County, North Carolina2; b. Abt. 1839, Henderson County, North Carolina3.

More About SARAH GALLOWAY:
Occupation: Homemaker

More About TYRAH MCCALL:
Occupation: Farmer

More About TYRAH MCCALL and SARAH GALLOWAY:
Marriage: July 25, 1859, Henderson County, North Carolina4
Marriage Fact: July 25, 1859, Performed by B. E. Chasteen

 v. ROBERT MONROE GALLOWAY, b. 1841, Henderson County, North Carolina; d. September 05, 1864, Camp Douglas, Illinois; m. SARAH JANE MCCALL, August 21, 1859, Henderson County, North Carolina4; b. November 06, 1840, Henderson County, North Carolina; d. March 04, 1869, Henderson County, North Carolina.

More About ROBERT MONROE GALLOWAY:
Military service: Confederate States Army

More About ROBERT GALLOWAY and SARAH MCCALL:
Marriage: August 21, 1859, Henderson County, North Carolina4
Marriage Fact: August 21, 1859, Performed by W. R. Galloway, J. P.

 vi. SELENA GALLOWAY, b. April 1843, Transylvania County, North Carolina5; d. 1938, Transylvania County, North Carolina; m. ANDREW JACKSON MCCALL, Abt. 18575; b. September 15, 1834, Transylvania County, North Carolina; d. January 24, 1916, Transylvania County, North Carolina.

More About SELENA GALLOWAY:
Burial: Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Transylvania County, North Carolina
Occupation: Housekeeper

More About ANDREW JACKSON MCCALL:
Burial: Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Transylvania County, County, North Carolina
Occupation: Farmer

More About ANDREW MCCALL and SELENA GALLOWAY:
Marriage: Abt. 18575

 vii. CLIFFORD GALLOWAY, b. September 14, 1845, Transylvania County, North Carolina; d. September 15, 1915, Canada Township, Jackson County, North Carolina6; m. (1) REBECCA --; m. (2) LUCRETIA PENETTA OWEN, 1864, Transylvania County, North Carolina; b. March 03, 1848, Transylvania County, North Carolina7; d. May 29, 1935, Transylvania County, North Carolina.

More About CLIFFORD GALLOWAY:
Burial: Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Transylvania County, N. C.
Cause of Death: Pellagra
Marriage Bond: June 08, 1864, Transylvania County, North Carolina

Notes for LUCRETIA PENETTA OWEN:
The 1850 Macon County census lists Penetta as Lucretia Penetta.

More About LUCRETIA PENETTA OWEN:
Burial: Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Transylvania County, N. C.

 viii. EMALINE GALLOWAY, b. January 23, 1848, Henderson County, North Carolina; d. July 26, 1904, Transylvania County, North Carolina; m. HANSEL MCCALL, September 1861, Transylvania County, North Carolina8; b. November 16, 1842, Henderson County, North Carolina; d. July 04, 1927, Transylvania County, North Carolina.

More About EMALINE GALLOWAY:
Occupation: Housekeeper

More About HANSEL MCCALL:
Occupation: Farmer

More About HANSEL MCCALL and EMALINE GALLOWAY:
Marriage: September 1861, Transylvania County, North Carolina8
Marriage bond: September 05, 1861, Transylvania County, North Carolina

 ix. RUFUS JUSTICE GALLOWAY, b. 1850, Transylvania County, North Carolina; d. March 15, 1937, Hamburg Township, Jackson County, North Carolina9; m. HESTER ANN REID, January 19, 1868, Transylvania County, North Carolina10; b. November 28, 1848, Macon County, North Carolina11; d. January 28, 1940, Transylvania County, North Carolina.

More About RUFUS JUSTICE GALLOWAY:
Burial: Toxaway Baptist Church Cemetery, Transylvania County, North Carolina
Cause of Death: Unreadable on death certificate
Occupation: Farmer

More About HESTER ANN REID:
Burial: Toxaway Baptist Church Cemetery, Transylvania County, North Carolina

More About RUFUS GALLOWAY and HESTER REID:
Marriage: January 19, 1868, Transylvania County, North Carolina12
Marriage Fact: January 19, 1868, Performed by Levi Butler, M. G.

 x. SYLVANUS "VESS" GALLOWAY, b. November 30, 1852, Transylvania County, North Carolina; d. December 03, 1930, Gloucester Township, Transylvania County, North Carolina13; m. DARCUS L. FISCHER, January 24, 1876, Transylvania County, North Carolina14; b. February 12, 1856, Transylvania County, North Carolina; d. March 12, 1939, Transylvania County, North Carolina.

More About SYLVANUS "VESS" GALLOWAY:
Burial: December 04, 1930, Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Macon County, North Carolina
Cause of Death: Dropsy
Occupation: Farmer

More About DARCUS L. FISCHER:
Burial: Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Macon County, North Carolina

More About SYLVANUS GALLOWAY and DARCUS FISCHER:
Marriage: January 24, 1876, Transylvania County, North Carolina14
Marriage Fact: January 24, 1876, Performed by J. H. Duckworth, Bapt. M.

 xi. PERMELIA GALLOWAY, b. 1862, Transylvania County, North Carolina; m. -- MCCALL.
 xii. FLOYD GALLOWAY, b. Abt. 1867, Transylvania County, North Carolina; d. Texas?.

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Endnotes

1.  1880 Federal Census of Transylvania County, North Carolina, by Frankie Monteith, Brevard, 1985.
2.  Transylvania County, North Carolina, Marriage Index.
3.  1880 Federal Census of Transylvania County, North Carolina, by Frankie Monteith, Brevard, 1985.
4.  Transylvania County, North Carolina, Marriage Index.
5.  1900 Federal Census of Transylvania County, North Carolina, extracted/published by Frankie Monteith, Brevard, 1991, p. 99.
6.  North Carolina Certificate of Death, Certificate No. 9.
7.  Macon County NC in the 1850 Census, A Snapshot in Time, McRae & Leverette, Teresita Press, Franklin, 1997, p. 122.
8.  Marriages of Transylvania County, North Carolina, 1861 Through 1899, by Lillian Ledbetter Stumpp, Idaho Falls, 1985.
9.  North Carolina Certificate of Death, Filed April 6, 1937.
10.  Marriages of Transylvania County, North Carolina, 1861 Through 1899, by Lillian Ledbetter Stumpp, Idaho Falls, 1985.
11.  Macon County NC in the 1850 Census, A Snapshot in Time, McRae & Leverette, Teresita Press, Franklin, 1997, p. 122.
12.  Marriages of Transylvania County, North Carolina, 1861 Through 1899, by Lillian Ledbetter Stumpp, Idaho Falls, 1985.
13.  North Carolina Certificate of Death, Certificate No. 88-7087.
14.  Transylvania County, North Carolina, Marriage Index. 

 - Philip Underwood Sheppard

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