I am reserching my Gallagher family history. My Father was Lloyd Francis, his father was Elmer Francis,and his father was William Wilferd all of the Cambria, Blair and Indiana counties area of PA. William Wilferd Gallagher was the son of Hugh Gallaher and Mary Emily Elder. Hugh was the son of George W. Gallagherborn 02 Feb 1796 and who was a son of another Hugh Gallaher who was born about 1765 in Ireland and died 16 Dec 1831. Hugh Gallaher was married toAnn Wilson and she was born in 1775 PA. The family used one "G" until late in the 19th century and for some well in to the 20th century.
My Grandmother was Bertha Mae Schroyer. Her parents were William K. Schroyer and Elizabeth Yoder (nee) . Bertha had two brothers Joseph andWilliam Levi Schroyer and a sister Pearl. My Father had 8 Gallagher brothers and sisters and had a brother Joe and sister Irene from Bertha's first marrage to Jesse Pugh.
Some of our surnames: Gallagher, Gallaher, Ott, Sullivan,Douglass, Hannum, Elder, Wilson, Yoder, Schroyer, Hartbrecht, Good, Flanagan, Wheeler , Crowley, Perkins, Kolpack, and Robinson.