Note: http://www.pa-roots.com/armstrong/beersproject/g/galbraith.html (V) Julianna Galbraith (Andrew, James, James, John), born about 1786, in Cumberland county, Pa., died Jan. 13, 1862, in Philadelphia, at the residence of her son, William Callender Irvine, and is buried in the Laurel Hill cemetery. She married July 26, 1808, William McNeill Irvine, born about 1778 in Carlisle, Pa., and there buried. He was the second son of Gen. William Irvine, of the Revolution, and Anne Callender, daughter of Capt. Robert Callender, of Middlesex, Cumberland Co., Pa. He was educated at Dickinson College, where he graduated; subsequently studied law with Judge Thomas Duncan, and was elected to the Cumberland county bar in 1802. He afterward located at Harrisburg, and was admitted to the Dauphin county bar at an adjourned court in March, 1807. He entered the United States army as captain May 3, 1808, in the regiment of light artillery, and was stationed several years at New Orleans. He left the army, by resignation, about 1811 or 1812, and resumed the practice of law at Sunbury. In July, 1813, he was acting adjutant general of Pennsylvania, which duties he performed until his appointment by the president of the United States as colonel of the 42d Regiment, United States Infantry, Aug. 4, 1813. At the close of the war he resigned and located at Harrisburg, and was appointed deputy attorney general for the counties of Dauphin and Northumberland; subsequently commissioned by Governor Snyder, Sept. 14, 1815, escheator general of the State, which position he held until the abolishment of that office. >From 1819 to 1821 he was adjutant general of Pennsylvania, and had previously, 1818-19, represented the county of Dauphin in the State Legislature, and to him is due the credit for originating, authorizing and directing the erection of the capitol building at Harrisburg. From about the year 1826 to 1850 he resided at Gettysburg. In 1847 Governor Shunk appointed him law judge for the York and Adams district, on the expiration of Judge Durkee's term, but he resigned shortly after, owing to some difficulties with the members of the bar and their efforts made to impeach him. Colonel Irvine was a brilliant pleader but not a lawyer, hence his failure in the judicial station to which he had been elevated. He returned to Harrisburg, where he resumed the practice of the law for a while, and subsequently died there. He was an excellent military officer, and a gentleman of fine appearance, tall and commanding, of good conversational powers and a delightful companion, and for a period of thirty years was quite prominent and influential in public affairs. They left issue (surname Irvine): Andrew Galbraith, a physician of prominence in Warren county, Pa., and died a few years since; William Callender, formerly in the quartermaster's department Unites States army, and now residing in Philadelphia.
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