David Galarno
1808- 1880 unknown

by Jessica Louise Westphalen

Jessica is the great great great grand-daughter
of David Gallarno and is currently living in the US.

David Galarno was born in Nov 12,1808.  Some research indicated his birth may have been in the US other information gives us Kent, Ontario.

In the book Romantic Kent by Victor Lauriston
p268, Pioneers of South Harwich

...Settlement was not rapid, even in the north end
of the township, despite the market for farm
products offered by the growing community
of Chatham. The area along McGregor's Creek
from Bridge End (or Kent Centre) to the
Howard-Harwich town line was not settled till
about 1837. Among the first to locate were
David Gallineau, James O'Keeffe, Edmund
Thatcher and Cyrus McCully, the latter settling
on lot 11, concession 13, Lake Erie Survey...

His wife, Margaret Slater was born Oct 6 1808, they were married March 2nd 1826 probably in Kent County. His uncle Peter Galarneau [must find source info] was an innkeeper in Harwich, Kent County Ontario. His parents were Joseph Gallarneau son of Joseph and Edith Gallarneau - [must find source info]

Galarneau/Galarno’s were living in Chatham Kent County area as early as 1832 (Mary Ann Galarno`s marriage) and as late as 1850 (as witnessed in US docs as time of immigration to US)


Eventually the names will be links to new page for the people...
  • George Gallarno born March 4,1827
  • Charles Gallarno born January 20, 1829
  • Gallarno child born 1831 & 1836
  • William Gallarno born abt 1834 and
  • Elizabeth Gallarno born in either 1831 or 1836.

Some details originate from Carol Talent the grand-daughter of William Galarno (b1834) listed above. Carol provided copies of some information (2 pages) from the old Galarno Bible. These are available in the documents box to the right.

David Galarno's daughter may have married a Wood. The grand-daughter of this women provided this information

*Lot 12, Con.1 River Thames, Harwich Abstract index : Archives of Ontario Toronto Reel G5726 Vol.A in regards to transfer of the family property. 

**Dates 1835 to 1862**
Hiram Slater to David Galarno
David Galarno & wife to Ebenezer Redford


David Gallarno /Quick Blog

  • This is a quick blog about David Gallarno, concerning information that has not yet made into his biography, new questions, informations etc...
  • Field family in the books David Galarno was witness at the marriage of Mary Ann Galarno.  Given that she was married in 1832... this would suggest that she was born c1812 and could therefore be ...
    Posted 29 Jan 2011, 15:22 by Michael Gallerno
  • Research by Douglas Gammon Douglas Gammon, resident of Windsor at the time of this writing and a strong contributor to genealogy has also contributed some very interesting information.  Going on the belief that David ...
    Posted 21 Jan 2010, 08:05 by Michael Gallerno
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David Galarno /Files and Docments

NameYear & DescriptionFiles
David Galarno (1808) 1808 to 1829 - Family Bible re births for David Galarno & Margaret Slater, George Galarno and Charles Galarno Family Bible births 
David Galarno (1808) 1826 and 1848 - Family Bible re David & Margaret Slater`s marriage  Family Bible marriages 
David Galarno (1808) 1832 - Mary Ann Gallano married Gilbert Field, David was witness, along with Wyatt Turner and Edward Scarlett witness 
David Galarno (1808) 1839 - Kent Co.Ontario This is the PDF document of David's (Land Grant) Request Land Petition 
David Galarno (1808) 1848 - Kent Co. Ontario. Witness, along with Mary Ann Clark, to marriage of James Gallerno to Mary Woodford witness 
David Galarno (1808) 1848 - marriage of George Gallarno and Mary Allen witness 
David Galarno (1808) 1860 - DeKalb ILLINOIS - census census 
David Galarno (1808) 1870 - DeKalb ILLINOIS - census census 
David Galarno (1808) 1880 - DeKalb ILLINOIS - census census 
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