Posted By:Francis Galvin Real, Jr.
Subject:Re: Galvin & Jones in MA
Post Date:June 28, 1999 at 13:20:38
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My grandfather, John Galvin was born June 12, 1836 in Medford, Mass., son of William and Ellen Charleton Galvin, both of whom were born ln Longford County, Ireland. According to records they had 11 children,of whom,William,Ellen, Julia, Peter, Margaret, Thomas and John survived to adulthood.Five years later they moved to Boston, where the father was a hatter. In 1849, they moved to Ill,where, he grew up and became a backsmith.