GALEY, James Benjamin

Date of birth: 15 Apr 1876 Kentucky

8 December 1933 Nineveh, Johnson County, Indiana

Franklin Democrat, 14 December 1933

James B. Galey
Ben Galey, Well Known Auctioneer Died Friday
      James Benjamin Galey, well known auctioneer and farmer, died at his home
one mile west of Nineveh at 5:10 p.m. Friday after an extended illness.
      Mr. Galey was born April 15, 1876 in Kentucky, the son of William and
Almeda Ross Galey and came to Indiana with his parents when a boy.  He had
been a resident of Johnson County since his marriage to Cora Wirey
September 4, 1907.  He was well known in many parts of the county and was
a member of the New Bethel Christian Church.  
      The surviving relatives are the wife; one daughter, Mrs. Almeda Watson, of
near Trafalgar; two sons, Hugh and Walter at home; two sisters, Mrs. Lucy
East of Lancaster, Ky., and Mrs. William Stillabower of Nineveh; three
brothers, Hugh of Richmond, Ky., Joseph of Kirksville, Ky., and William
living southwest of Edinburg in the Kansas neighborhood.
      Funeral rites in charge of the Rev. Ray Bozell assisted by the Rev. Harry
Lett of Nineveh were held from the Nineveh Christian Church at one thirty
Sunday.  Interment Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburg.

Franklin Evening Star, Franklin Evening Star
JAMES B. GAILEY, 57, DIES NEAR NINEVEH
Farmer and Auctioneer Had Been Ill a Year -- Funeral on Sunday Afternoon
      NINEVEH. Dec. 9  James Benjamin Gailey auctioneer and farmer of the
Nineveh community, passed away Friday afternoon at 5:10 o'clock at his
home one mile west of Nineveh following an illness of the past year.  
      Mr. Gailey was born in Kentucky April 15, 1876, the son William and Almeda
Ross Gailey.  While yet a boy he came to Indiana with his parents and had
lived in Johnson County since his marriage.  He was a member of the New
Bethel Christian Church.  Mr. Gailey was a leading democrat of this
community and made an unsuccessful race for his party's nomination for
sheriff of Johnson County a few years ago.  He was married to Miss Cora
Wirey September 4, 1907 and to them three children were born.  He is
survived by the widow, one daughter, Mrs. Almeda Watson of Trafalgar: two
sons, Hugh and Walter both at home; two sisters, Mrs. Lucy East of
Lancaster, Ky., and Mrs. William Stillabower of Nineveh, and three
brothers, Hugh Gailey of Richmond, Ky.; Joseph Gailey of Kirksville, Ky.
and William Gailey of southwest of Edinburg.
      Funeral services will be conducted at the Nineveh Christian church Sunday
afternoon at one thirty by Rev. Ray Bozzell who will be assisted by Rev.
Harry Lett.  Place of burial has not been decided.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey