William Anderson Gallimore Sr.
Sarah Sallie Floyd
(Abt 1810-)
Ellen J. Gallimore


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1. Samuel Beeker

Ellen J. Gallimore 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 17 Sep 1831, , Davidson, NC, USA 1 8
  • Marriage (1): Samuel Beeker
  • Died: 15 May 1909, Mill Bridge, Rowan, NC, USA at age 77 1 8 9
  • Buried: Mill Bridge: Thyatira Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rowan, NC, USA 1

   Another name for Ellen was Eleanor J. Galimore.8

   FamilySearch ID: K4DH-L5L.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in , Davidson, NC, USA. 10 The 1850 census recorded Sarah Galimore, 38, living with Elener, 18; Sarah E., 16; Jesse, 14; Margaret, 11; Barbara, 9; Noah R., 5; William A., 4; and Mary A., 11 months old when the census was recorded on 16 Oct 1850. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

2. Census in 1860 in Lee Township, Brown, IL, USA. 11 The 1860 census recorded Saml. Becker, farmer, 30, living with wife Mrs. Ellin, 28; son D. M., 6; daughter S. E., 3; and daughter Almira, 1. All were born in North Carolina except Almira in Illinois. Samuel's land was valued at $300. Saml. could not read or write.

3. Census in 1870 in Cotton Grove, Davidson, NC, USA. 12 The 1870 census recorded Samuel Beeker, farm laborer, 41, living with wife Elinor, 37; Daniel, farm laborer, 16; Sarah, 13; Elmira, 11; Henry, 6, and John, 2. Also in the home is Jane Miller, 21, domestic servant. Next door is Elinor's mother, Sarah Galimore, 60, widow, and her daughters Barbara, 25, Mary, 20, and son Thomas, 11. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

4. Census in 1880 in Boone Township, Davidson, NC, USA. 13 The 1880 census recorded Samul Buker, farmer, 52, living with wife Ellen, 48; Almira, farm laborer, 21; William, farm laborer, 16; John H., farm laborer,12; and Charles, farm laborer, 10. Also in the home is boarder Nancy Staily, farm laborer, 24. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

Next door is Danial Buker, farmer, 25, with wife Lundy, 28; and sons Albert, 5; Wilmorth, 3; Carly, 2; and Oscar, 6 months old born in December, 1879. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

5. Census in 1900 in Steele Township, Rowan, NC, USA. 14 The 1900 census recorded Samuel Beeker, farmer, 71, born Jul 1829, living with wife Ellen J., 69, Sep 1831; grandson Freddie, farm laborer, 14, Sep 1885; grandson Samuel P., 9, Jan 1890; grandson John S. Cornelison, farm laborer, 20, May 1880; servant Nancy Beaver, cook, widowed, 45, May 1855; and sister-in-law Sarah Halman, widowed, 66, May 1834. Samuel and Ellen were married for 50 years and she had birthed 7 children, 3 alive in 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

Next door is John Beeker, farmer, 32, Mar 1868, with wife Nannie, 31, Apr 1869; daughters Corrie, 8, Nov 1891; May L, 6, Nov 1893; Ola, 4, Nov 1895; and Hallie, 1, Mar 1899. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

6. Obituary: Salisbury Evening Post: Died of Broken Heart. Follows Husband to Grave on 17 May 1909 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 9 Aged Woman Takes to Bed Day After Husband's Death and Dies of Grief.
Heartbroken and inconsolable over the death of her husband, Mrs. Samuel Beeker died at her home at Mill Bridge, nine miles west of Salisbury, Saturday night at 8 o'clock.
On last Tuesday a week ago Mr. Beeker died after a brief illness. Through he had long been in failing health the waywardness of a member of his family unquestionably crushed his spirit and at the age of 80 he laid aside life's working implements. On the day of his burial, Mrs. Beeker, who was two years his junior, took to her bed and never left it. There was no ailment present save the remorseless grief that took possession of her when her companion of 58 years was removed.
Surviving are three children and a number of grandchildren.

Ellen married Samuel Beeker, son of Henry Beeker Jr. and Susanna Grady. (Samuel Beeker was born on 14 Jul 1829 in , Davidson, NC, USA,8 15 16 died on 4 May 1909 in Mill Bridge, Rowan, NC, USA 8 16 17 and was buried on 5 May 1909 in Mill Bridge: Thyatira Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rowan, NC, USA 16 17.)


1 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23566958.

2 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFSF-FJK Silas Mclaughlin and Elmire Beeker, 15 Dec 1886; citing Rowan, North Carolina, United States, county courthouses, North Carolina; FHL microfilm 1,760,526.

3 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FG3Y-NVZ Charlie Turner Becker, 04 Feb 1941; citing Salisbury, Rowan Co., North Carolina, 348, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,943,196.

4 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FPKT-S5Q Dan Beeker, 08 May 1940; citing Gilmer, Guilford,North Carolina, fn 2188 cn 334, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,943,184.

5 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina, Davidson County Vital Records, 1867-1984,, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11566-97845-90?cc=1387049 Marriage licenses > 1872-1883 > image 125 of 873; North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh. Daniel Monroe Beeker and Lundy Kernelison.

6 Ancestry.com, North Carolina, U.S., Death Certificates, 1909-1976 (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Dan Beeker. Father Sam Beeker. Mother Ellen Gallimore. Widowed, wife Lunda Cornelson. Informant Mrs. R. B. Stacy.

7 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZRV-LRC John Henry Beeker, 22 Dec 1955; citing Salem Cemetery, Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, reference v 31B cn 31751; FHL microfilm 1,927,221.

8 "Bible of Samuel Beeker" (Photo of bible pages found on Ancestry.com), Births, Deaths, Marriages pages with handwritten dates.

9 Salisbury Evening Post (Salisbury, North Carolina) (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina), 17 May 1909, page 5. Obituary of Mrs. Samuel Beeker.

10 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Southern Division, Davidson, North Carolina; Roll: M432_628; Page: 359B; Image: 283.

11 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-25166-3136-98?cc=1473181 Illinois > Brown > Lee Township > image 10 of 36.

12 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWZ5-1K1 Samuel Beeker, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 19, family 175, NARA microfilm publication M593.

13 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC6L-684 Samul Buker, Boone, Davidson, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district ED 36, sheet 150B.

14 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-267-11931-60294-20?cc=1325221 North Carolina > Rowan > ED 118 Steel Township > image 12 of 18; citing NARA microfilm publication T623.

15 1850 United States Census, Henry Beaker, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4BM-FJC Henry Beaker, Davidson county, Davidson, North Carolina, United States; citing family 863, NARA microfilm publication M432.

16 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23566887.

17 The Evening Mascot (Statesville, North Carolina), 6 May 1909, page 1.

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