I believe Nancy Agnes Dow, born 1837 in New Brunswick, (the daughter of Henry and Annie Gallagher Dow) was the granddaughter of Frank and Nancy McGee Gallagher.
I just received the following:
Certificate of Baptism
St. Bruno Church
336 Main Street
Van Buren, ME 04785
This is to Certify
That Nancy Dow
Chid of Henry Dow
and Nancy Galagher
on the 20th day of February 1840
According to the Rite of the Roman Catholic Church
by the Rev. Antoine Gosselin
the Sponsors being Michel Summers
as appears from the Baptismal Register of this Church.
Note: Nancy Dow's birthdate is wrong on the baptismal certificate. I believe the M'Guir surname is interpreted incorrectly from the handwriting in the Register.
Background: Frank Gallagher and Nancy McGee married in Ireland. A son, Michael, was born there. They emigrated to New Brunswick, Canada. Anne/Annie was born about 1821 (according to a census record). A son, John, was born in 1823. Frank died in 1823. Nancy McGee Gallagher married Michael Somers. Their children: James, Elizabeth, Nicholas and Patrick.
A Somers researcher found an 1826 baptismal record in Andover: Agnus Summers had known issue baptized - John, Anne and James.
Annie Gallagher married Henry Dow about 1836. Their marriage is referenced in The Book of Dow on page 634. Their first child was Nancy Agnes Dow born 1837. She is not mentioned in The Book of Dow. Their son James Henry Dow was born in 1839. He is mentioned.
The baptismal record for Nancy Dow is dated 1840.
I don't know what happened to Henry Dow.
Annie Gallagher married James McNeil about 1842.
On the 1850 census for Eaton Grant, Aroostook County, Maine: James Dow age 11 is living with James and Elizabeth Somers Shay/Shea. Michael and Nancy McGee Gallagher Somers are also living there.
On the 1851 Victoria, New Brunswick census: Nancy Dow age 14 is living with Ann and James McNeil.
Nancy Agnes Dow married Thomas Walton in Caribou.
On the 1860 census, James Dow is living with the Waltons. A McNeal son is also living there.
On the 1870 census, a different McNeal son is living with the Waltons.
Nancy Agnes Dow Walton is buried in the Walton Cemetery on the Caribou-Fort Fairfield Road. Her grave marker lists her parents as Henry and Annie [Gallagher] Dow.
Annie was not included in "Descendants of Frank Gallagher" compiled years ago. I don't know why. I do believe she was his daughter.
My goal is to document Annie Gallagher's life and descendants. I would enjoy hearing from other researchers about this. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
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