|THOMAS GALLIGAN, farmer, Castle Grove Twp., Sec. 15; P.O. Monticello; was born in County Caven, Ireland, in 1807; he came to this country in July, 1834; he settled in Vermont, where he lived about one year; he then moved to the State of New York, where he lived about four years; he came to Jones Co. in 1837, and settled on present farm about 1846. He married Nancy Stevenson, who was born in Ireland December 25, 1811; they have three children—John, William and James; lost two children—Elizabeth, aged 7 years, and the second was also named Elizabeth, aged 18 years.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 698.
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