Galloway, Grandma – Obituary

Death of “GRANDMA” Galloway

“Grandma” Galloway, one of the pioneer residents of this section, died Sunday morning at 4:30 o’clock, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. J.T. Bussears, on Gordon creek.

Deceased was born in Kentucky, Jan. 10, 1824. Having moved to Indiana with her family, she there married W.H. Galloway, June 24, 1841. In 1873 she came to Oregon, and had resided here continuously up to the time of her death. Her husband died in June 1892.

Two sons, J.T., of this place and H.S. of Portland, and two daughters, Mrs. J.F. Bussears, and Mrs. J.T. Medaris of Kalispell, Montana, survive her.

She had been a member of the M.E. church for many years, and her funeral services were conducted by Rev. Walker, of La Grande in the Elgin Methodist church.

She was laid to rest in the Elk Flat cemetery, beside her husband.

Elgin Recorder Friday October 2, 1903

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