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Critchlow, Eliza M.
MAIDEN NAME: Galbreath AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 26 Apr 1816 DIED: 23 July 1903 BURIED:  ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Freeport, Pennsylvania
DEATH PLACE: Dallas, Polk Co., Oregon
1860 IN CENSUS - Eliza Critchlow, age 43, b. Pennsylvania, is enumerated with husband Jos., age 47, occupation carpenter, b. Pennsylvania, and along with Henrietta, age 20, b. Pennsylvania, Cornelia, age 17, b. Pennsylvania,  James M., age 15, b. Pennsylvania, Robert G., age 13, b. Pennsylvania, William J., age 11, b. Pennsylvania, Samuel C., age 9, b. Indiana, and David A., age 3, b. Indiana. Also enumerated with the family are Eliza Seymour, age 5, b. Ohio and Ben Galbreath, age 35, occupation farming, b. Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Eliza M. Critchlow died at the home of her son David Critchlow in Dallas, Tuesday, July 23, 1903. Her maiden name was Eliza Galbreath, and she was born in Freeport, Penn., April 26, 1816. She lived 18 years in Indiana, 5 years in Kansas and 1 year in California. The family came from Kansas to Oregon in 1877. She was married to Joseph Critchlow on April 6, 1837. This union was blessed with six sons and two daughters. The husband, one son and two daughters preceded her to the grave. The surviving children are; Robert Critchlow of Baker City, Oregon; Benjamin Critchlow, of San Jose, California; Samuel Critchlow of Cottage Grove, Oregon; William Critchlow of Airlie, Oregon, and David Critchlow of Dallas, Oregon. 
Mrs. Critchlow was converted to the Christian faith at the age of 18 years, and united with the Baptist church. She remained steadfast Christian to the day of her death, her faith and joy in the Lord being the means of great grace not only to herself, but to those who cared for and visited her. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. A.A. Winter, and interment took place in the Smith cemetery near Lewisville. 
Dallas Observer 7 Aug 1903, 2:4
Eliza M. Critchlow
April 26, 1816
July 23, 1903
wife of Jos.
Branigar Survey
1860 IN CENSUS (Jefferson Co., Republican, FA #618)
DO 7 Aug 1903, 2:4

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