Thomas R. Galer1

ID # 841, (1840-)
Descendants of John Coleman & Elizabeth Lawrason
     Thomas R. Galer was born in 1840 at Caledonia, Haldimand County, Ontario.1 He married Theresa Vrooman, daughter of Admiral Nelson Vrooman and Rachel Coleman, on 1 November 1866 at South Dumfries Twp, Brant County, Ontario. (notes: Brant County Marriage Register:

Thomas R. Galer, 26, born and residing Caledonia, s/o Robert & Sarah,married 1 Nov 1866 Terrisa Vrooman, 24, residing Harrisburg, born Dumfries, d/o Nelson and Rachel.).1
Thomas Galer appears as proprietor, along with George Bookless, at the Royal Hotel in Guelph in the Guelph 1875-77 Guelph directory and they were there until 1886, when they disappear from record in Guelph.

Thomas, with his wife Theresa, are to be found in the 1910 census taken at Queens New York City. They are with their daughter Leah and her husband James Kerr. Theresa, or Trissa, as it was expressed, is with the Kerrs in 1900.

Thomas Galer appears with his parents in the 1851 census at Oneida Township in Haldimand County.1

Last Edited=9 May 2009

Children of Thomas R. Galer and Theresa Vrooman


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.