In the veins of the gentleman whose name heads this sketch flows sterling Scotch blood, for his paternal grandfather, James Galloway, was born in the land of ” thistles and oatmeal,” of Scotch parents. He immigrated to this country from the land of his birth in early manhood and later settled in the district known
Thomas C. Galloway. The first settler of Weiser was the gentleman whose name introduces this article. Before the town was founded he located on land that is now within its borders, and since that period has been actively identified with the growth and development of the little hamlet which has become one of the flourishing
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.
Private, Inf., Co. I, 30th Div., 119th Inf. Son of C. M. and T. L. Galloway, of Montgomery County. Entered service September, 1917, at Mt. Gilead, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Sept. 29, 1918. Fought in all battles of 119th Inf. Returned to USA