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Margarethe (Kroll) Galus (abt. 1845)

Margarethe (Margaret) Galus formerly Kroll
Born about in Polandmap [uncertain]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 3 Dec 2009
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In 1880, Gregor and Margarethe Galus were farming at Swan River Township in Morrison County, Minnesota. Margarethe, age 35, was a native of Poland while Gregor was 40 and a native of Prussia. They had 4 children living at home: Marie (15), Franziska (13), Johanna (5), Frantz (2) and infant Daniel. As only the younger two were born in the US, it is presumed they were married in Poland and emigrated sometime between 1875 and 1878.[1] The 1895 State census shows them at the same location with two children born in the intervening years: Agnes (13) and Matheus (4). Both Margaret and Gregor now indicated they were natives of Germany.[2][3]

Research Notes


  1. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 November 2020), Margrethe Gallus in household of Gregor Gallus, Morrison, Minnesota, United States; citing enumeration district ED 83, sheet 409B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,626.
  2. "Minnesota State Census, 1895," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 November 2020), Margretha Gallus in household of Gregor Gallus, Minnesota, United States; citing p. 2, line 23, State Library and Records Service, St.Paul; FHL microfilm 565,790.
  3. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 December 2020), Margaret Gallus in household of Iregore Gallus, Swan River Township, Morrison, Minnesota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 111, sheet 8B, family 124, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,776.

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