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Lois Branch

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3 May 2008


   Son of Jeremiah and Anne (Dickens) Gale

      Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, births, marriages and deaths : a family register for the people. Published 1803:

  • b.  Mar 02 1745

  • d.  BET 1810 & 1821

             Gale Hill, New Lebanon, Columbia Co., New York

        m. Jane Bush or Rush to see Jane Gale's will, click here

        b.  1745-1750

        d.   Sept. 1826


  • Children of Nehemiah and Jane:

    1.  JOHN GALE, died at sea bef. 1826. 

    2.  MARY "POLLY" GALE, died aft. 1826  m. Unknown Holmes 

    3.  ANN GALE

         b. 6 June 1768 New York

         d. 17 July 1845, Manchester, Washtenaw Co., Michigan

         m. William CASE, d. 27 Jan 1826, Rush, Monroe Co., New York

    Children: Emanuel, Lewis W., Sweet William, Oliver, Anthony, Elizabeth, Benjamin, Phebe, Frances "Fanny", Ruth, Barnabas, Alanson. 


         b. ca 1772

         d. 30 Dec 1848 Nassau, Rensselaer Co., New York

         m. Olive BEACH

              b. 3 Aug 1772

              d. 1 Jun 1835, Columbia Co., New York

              Children:  (Those known) Daniel B. Gale, Sally Ann Gale, Ruth Gale. 


        b. 9 Apr 1775

        d. 2 May 1865, Columbia Co., New York

        m. Oct 1794, Gale Hill, New Lebanon, Columbia Co., New York

        Asa EVANS - to see Asa's Revolutionary war pensions, click here

              b. 11 Nov 1760-62, Upton, Massachusetts

              d. 23 Aug 1851, Columbia Co., New York

              Children:  James Evans, Eliza Evans, Electa Evans 


        b. 11 Oct 1776, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut

        d.  17 Jan 1853, Gale Hill, Columbia Co., New York

        m.  24 Nov 1801, Columbia Co., New York

        Susanna LYON

         b.  1 Aug 1786, New York

         d.   25 Feb 1875, Gale Hill, Columbia Co., New York

         Children:  William Gale m. Polly Bowen; Jeremiah Gale m. Jane Dickinson; Eliza Ann Gale m.

                   William Ray; Jane Gale; Sarah "Sally" Gale m. Russell D. Ashley; Isaac Gale; Armenia Gale m.

                   Samuel Thompson Curtis; Freelove Gale m. Oliver E. Davis; Susan Gale m. Hiram Ashby;

                   James D. Gale m. Lucinda Caroline Reichard/Record; Clarissa Gale; Maria Antoinette Gale;

                   Harvey Gale b. 16 Jun 1806 Columbia Co. New York m. 22 Feb 1827, Chatham, Columbia Co. NY, Ursula

                   Roberts, b. 27 Sept 1808 Chatham, Columbia Co. NY.

    My 4th Great Grandparents Harvey and Ursula bore all their children in Columbia Co. New York.  They  migrated with their children to Illinois in December 1856 and settled in the Sugar Creek Precinct, Eminence Twp.,  Logan County, Illinois. Their children:

                   Ruth Ann Gale m. in NY, James H. Kelsey (my 3rd G Grandparents) d. Logan Co., Illinois

                   Spencer Harvey Gale

                    Julia B. Gale

                    Samuel P. Gale

                     Isaac J. Gale


    7.  JAMES GALE

         b. 12 Oct 1781, Columbia Co., New York

         d.  6 Jan 1841, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., New York

         m. Dorcas BLACKMAR

                 b. 11 Dec 1784, Woodstock, Connecticut

                 d.  1 Mar 1838, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., New York

                Children:  Dorcas Gale, Lucretia B. Gale; Mary Gale; Stephen B. Gale; James Gale; Charles A. Gale. 


          b. ca 1788, New Lebanon, Columbia Co. NY

          d. aft. 1855, Sand Lake, Rensselaer Co. NY

          m. 24 Apr 1808

          Henry FEATHERS

                b. 27 Mar 1786, Livingston Manor, Ulster Co., New York (Now Sullivan Co.)

                d. 30 Sept 1859, Sand Lake, Rensselaer Co., New York

                     Children:  Henry H. Feathers; Jane Feathers; Mary J. Feathers; Otis Feathers; Calvin Feathers;                   Harriet Jane Feathers. 


          b. ca 1789, Columbia Co., New York

          d. Granby, Oswego Co., New York

          m. Gardner GIFFORD

                d. Granby, Oswego Co., New York

    10. ISAAC GALE

          b. ca 1794, Columbia Co., New York

          d. aft 1860, prob. Granby, Oswego Co., New York

          m. Elizabeth Unknown

                   Children: (those known)  Harriet Gale; John W. Gale; Jane E. Gale; William E. Gale