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Gale Family of Hinds County, Ms.
Contributed by Gale McDonnell Fuller  March 19, 2006

Thomas Gale and wife Anne Sue Thornton Gale owned the house that is on N. State St that is the current Art Gallery. Thomas Gale gave the building that was the old YWCA as a home for working girls in Jackson and there was a plaque in it until the current B&B *moved in* that stated this fact. They threw the plaque away. Tom Gale willed the Art Gallery to the city of Jackson or he gave it before his death. I am not sure but I know it was transferred from Tom to the city and I think by will.
Tom Gale was born in Satartia in Yazoo Co, MS, son of Abner Green Gale and Mary Perkins Gale. They moved to Shadowlawn in west Jackson and raised their family there. Tom Gale married Anne Sue Thornton of Shelbyville, IL. Her grandfather was Gen. William Fitzhugh Thornton.
Their daughter was Gertrude Gale. she was my grandmother and lived all her life in Hinds Co. Was born at Shadowlawn and grew up on N. State in the house that is the Art Gallery, next-door to the Virden House.
Thomas "Tom" Gale b. 23 Feb 1857 Satartia, MS
M. 14 July 1886 Shelbyville, IL
D. 24 Sept 1934 Jackson, MS buried Greenwood Cemetery

Anne Sue Thornton [Gale]
B. 12 Nov 1861 Shelbyville, IL
D. 6 Jun 1917 Jackson, MS buried Greenwood Cemetery

Gertrude Gale
B. 21 June 1890 Jackson
M. 1 Aug 1912 Jackson
D. 14 Dec 1969 Jackson buried Cedarlawn

Charles Edward McDonnell - her husband
B. 6 Aug 1877 Jackson
D. 15 June 1936 Jackson buried Cedarlawn

Abner Green Gale
Mary Perkins Gale

Thomas Gale, son of Abner and Mary Perkins Gale

Anne Sue Thornton, wife of Thomas Gale

Gertrude Gale McDonnell, daughter of Thomas and Anne Sue Thornton Gale
Picture on left is Gertrude in her Wedding Dress


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