Tag Archives: Gallagher

John Leroy Karr

John Leroy Karr
b. 16 November 1879, Buffalo, White County, Indiana, to Joseph Andrew and Zerelda (Tucker) Karr
d. 7 January 1935, Oakland, Alameda County, California

m. 23 September 1908, Oakland, Alameda County, California
Annie Gertrude Gallagher
b. 10 July 1885, San Francisco, California
d. 11 November 1936, Oakland, Alameda County, California

Children with Annie Gertrude Gallagher:
• Joseph Russell (1911-1969)

John left Buffalo, Indiana, which was founded by his grandfather, John Calhoun Karr, in 1907. He was a conductor for the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Submitted by:
Russ Karr
Apache Junction AZ
E-mail: Russ@karrranch.com

Charles Mullen Gallagher

Charles Mullen Gallagher
b. 9 July 1869, Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, to Hugh D. & Mary Ellen (Keene) Gallagher
d. 20 August 1950, Interior, Jackson County, South Dakota

m. 1890, Interior, Jackson County, South Dakota
Nellie Farnum
b. Jackson County, South Dakota
d. before 1950, Interior, Jackson County, South Dakota

Children with Nellie Farnum:
• Paul (b. ca. 1891-1967)

Charles’ father moved to Indiana from Pennsylvania after 1840 but later moved the family to South Dakota. When the family returned to Indiana in 1891, Charles remained in South Dakota, married, and lived there for the rest of his life.

He served as Treasurer of Jackson County, South Dakota, and Postmaster of Kyle and Interior, South Dakota. At the time of his death in 1950, he was City Treasurer of Interior.

Submitted by:
Jocelyn J. Wickens
Powells Point NC