Monday, February 27, 2012

The Gallup Family of New England

John Gallup   (Generation 1, America)
Winthrop Fleet of 1630, passenger on the ship “Mary & John”
Lineage proven to Winthrop Society by Gary Posson Glynn, 1996
son of John Gallop/Gallup and Mary Crabbe
b. 1590, Mosterne, England
d. January 12, 1650, Boston, Massachusetts
     on  January 29, 1617, St. Mary’s Church, Bridgport, Dorsetshire, England
     Christoble Brushette arrived in Boston, Massachusetts from England on September 4, 1633, on the    
     "Griffin" with her children.   She was admitted to the First Church, Boston, Massachusetts on June 22,
     b. England
     d. September 27, 1655, Boston, Massachusetts

Will of Christovell (Brushett) Gallop – May 24, 1655
I do give to my son, John Gallop, half of my money which is about 15L and do give him my bed  I lie on with one bolster, one coverlet and blanket, also on of my best brass kettles and a sea chest, a great Bible and fine napkins, on Holland broadcloth and half of my wearing clothes.  I  do give to Hannah, my son’s wife (John Gallop).  I give to my daughter Joane Joy, half of my money, one great brass pot with one of my best brass kettles, a pair of white chests, one bedsteed, one flock, two blankets also a pair of my best sheets, pewter candlesticks, one porringer, one pewter platter and fine napkins and half of my wearing clothes.  The rest of my good I give to be divided between my sons Samueal Gallop and Nathaniel Gallop, to each of them equally.  (Inventory L36.14 - October 31, 1655)

Children of John Gallup and Christobel Brushett:
Joan Gallup, married Thomas Joy, 1637, Boston, Massachusetts
     The first record of Thomas Joy is found in Boston, Massachusetts on February 20, 1636 when he
     purchased land.  He was a principle contractor, master builder and architect in Boston, Massachusetts. 
     About 1646 he moved to Hingham, Massachusetts and in 1648 became a member of the Boston 
     Artillery Company now the famous “Ancient and Honorable”.  In 1657-1658 he built a house in the
     market place of Boston, which was at one time the arsenal, court house and town hall of Boston and
     the first seat of government in Boston.  He was admitted a “Freeman of the Colony” in 1665. (CFUS)
JOHN GALLUP (SEE: Generation 2)
William Gallup, returned to England with George Dennison and died there fighting for Cromwell.
Samuel Gallup, married Mary Philips, November 20, 1650, Boston, Massachusetts
Nathaniel Gallup, married Margaret Everly, March 11, 1652, Boston, Massachusetts

JOHN GALLUP (Generation 1)
John Gallop/Gallup set sail for Boston, Massachusetts, March 20, 1630 on the “John and Mary” captained by Thomas Chubb.  The reason for his departure is speculation: conceivably he may have wished to explore the possibilities of settling in New England; perhaps he may have desired to consider the prospects of engaging in transporting immigrants to the New World.  “Seventy-one days later, on May 30, 1630 on May 30, 1630, Captain Chubb nosed the John and Mary into a cove behind Nantasket Beach and dropped anchor off where the village of Hull stands; in violation of his contracts to land his 140 passengers on the banks of the Charles River, he discharged them on the sand dunes of Nantasket.  The stranded passengers hired a boat to carry them to Watertown, Massachusetts and subsequently the party removed to unoccupied land in what is now Dorchester, Massachusetts.”

John Gallup did not remain in Dorchester long.  He removed to Boston, Massachusetts and “was one of the earliest grantees of land at the northerly part of town, where he had a wharf-right and house.”  The locality was known as “Gallop’s Point” and was the southeast part of the peninsula.  He had acquired a ship; was engaged in coastal trade and served as a pilot for ships entering Boston Harbor.

His wife and children had not accompanied him on his trip to the New World.  Apparently Christobel hesitated to undertake a long and uncertain sea voyage to an undiscovered country, in spite of urgent encouragement by her husband.  “John Gallop was so concerned that he contemplated returning to England.”  He had become an important man in the colony and this disturbed Governor Winthrop who wrote to the great puritan leader, the Rev. John White of Dorchester, Massachusetts “I have much difficultye to keep John Gallop here by reason of his wife will not come.  I marvayle at the woman’s weakness.  I pray persuade her and further her coming by all means.  If she will come, let her have the remainder of his wages; if not, let it be bestowed to bring over his children, if so he desires.  It would be about L40 loss to him to come for her.  Your assured in the Lord’s worke, John Winthrop, Massachusetts, July 4, 1632.”   The Rev. Mr. White evidently persuaded Mrs. Gallup and successfully furthered her coming.  She and the children arrived on September 4, 1633 on the “Griffin” after an eight week crossing; her husband piloted the ship into Boston Harbor through a new channel he had discovered, the channel running close by Lovell’s Island, a quarter mile east of his Gallop’s Island.

He was made a freeman in 1634.  He was admitted to the First Church, Boston, Massachusetts on January 6, 1634, his wife Christobel as admitted on June 22, 1634.   John Gallop was a pioneer in the vitally important coastal trade between Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.  “Within a year after he moved to Boston, there was great concern in the Providence Plantation when his shallop and its cargo of foodstuffs was overdue and Roger Williams wrote thankfully to their friend Governor Winthrop, “God be praised, Captain Gallop hath arrived.”

On, December 6, 1632, John Gallop and his vessel were engaged by the Massachusetts Magistrates for the first naval task force sent out by any New England colony.  The French had fortified a couple of outposts and from these footholds the raided Penobscot, carrying off 300 weight of beaver skins belonging to the Plymouth County and they also captured and robbed an English sea captain, Dixy Bull.  To add to the troubles, Bull, having been stripped of his cargo, turned pirate and was preying upon Massachusetts fishing and fishing.   Captain Gallop’s ship, manned with twenty or so volunteers under command of his friend, John Mason, was dispatched to police these depredations.  Head winds and a blizzard forced Captain Gallop to take refuge in Cape Ann Harbor.  He was storm bound two weeks, returning to Boston on January 2nd.  When Spring came, he sailed forth again, but failed to find his quarry, for Bull had sailed south to Virginia.  The General Court of Massachusetts voted L10 each to Gallop and Mason “to pay for any expenditures.”

 In 1635, John Gallop was engaged to transport the Cogswell Family from Maine.   John Cogswell had embarked from Bristol. England on May 23, 1635; the passage was long and disastrous; those on board were washed ashore from the broken decks of their wrecked ship “Angel Gabriel” at Pemaquid (now Bristol, Maine).  John Cogswell and his family were spared their lives.  Fortunately, they salvaged a large tent which was pitched upon the beach and sheltered them until help arrived.  At his first opportunity John Cogswell took passage to Boston, where he engaged Captain Gallop, who commanded a small bark, set sail to Pemaquid and to transport the Cogswell Family to Ipswich, Massachusetts in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

In 1636, John Gallop, bent on a spring trading cruise, he cast off from his wharf in Boston Harbor in his sloop with his son William Gallup and a hired man as crew.  Having rounded Cape Cod he laid course by dead reckoning for Saybrook Point.  Off Block Island they sighted a small ship anchored in broad cove close inshore.   She appeared to be deserted, there was no watch on deck.  Her rigging was loose and her gaff was swung widely to and fro as she rocked in the choppy sea.  Gallop hove to and on approaching recognized a pinnace of John Oldham, a coastwise trader, on deck there was a score of Indians laying asleep.   He hailed and a couple of Indians jumped into heavily laden canoes lashed alongside and paddled rapidly to shore.  There was great confusion aboard the pinnace, but the natives succeeded in slipping the cable and standing off before the wind and headed for Narragansett Bay.

Convinced that Oldham was in trouble, Gallop hauled up alongside and was greeted with a shower of spears and arrows and a volley from several muskets.  His sons opened fire with two great duck guns mounted on swivels, no mean armament and the savages took refuge below deck.  The odds were too great in risking boarding so Gallop put up his helm and beat to windward, then, coming about, bore down on the pinnace before the wind.  The twenty ton sloop rammed the smaller vessel with such force that she heeled over on her bean end and water poured down the hatchway.  Panic-stricken, the Indians scrambled on deck; several leaped overboard and were drowned, others his in the hold.  Gallop withdrew to repeat his ramming maneuvers.

He had a sudden inspiration to make the next blow more devastating by lashing his anchor to the bow, its sharp flukes pointed outward, thus improvising and iron-clad ran two centuries before naval architects adopted the idea.  The pinnace was now virtually adrift, falling off to leeward and when the sloop again crashed into her windward quarter the flukes of the anchor-ram penetrated the hull.  The two ships were clamped fast together.

The Gallop boys double loaded the duck guns, but their shots into the hold had little effect and their father loosened his fast and haled up to windward a third time.  Several more Indians jumped overboard, bit one, obviously a sachem, stood up on the deck making signs of surrender.  Captain Gallup drew up alongside; took the prisoner aboard and bound him hand and foot.  Another came on deck, but fearing to keep such wily savages, however securely shackled, together in a tiny cabin, he as thrown overboard.  Two other Indians still lurked in the hold, but Gallop and his sons boarded the pinnace and leaving one of the boys on guard with a pistol at the hatchway, they inspected the shambles.

In the cabin they found John Oldham’s head crushed, hacked from his body which lay in the corner, stripped naked, slashed with wounds, disgracefully mutilated.  “God give you peace, Brother Oldham” prayed Captain Gallop as they lowered the body into the ocean.

They collected whatever of the murderers’ plunder that seemed worth salvaging, stripping the pinnace of her sails and rig, took her in tow and laid course towards Fisher’s Island.  But the wind was rising rapidly.  It was soon evident that to save themselves the unwieldy tow must be cut loose.  She drifted away towards Narragansett Bay and probably fetched up on the rocks off Point Judith.

In 1636, John Gallop’s name first appears in the town records; “it is ordered that John Gallop shall remove he payles at the yarde ende within fourteen days, and to rainge them even with the corner of the house, for the preserving of the way upon the Sea Banke.”

In 1637, several Massachusetts ships arrived at Saybrook. Connecticut with reinforcements to supplement land operations against the uprising of the Pequot Indians in the area.  It was mutually agreed “that the Bay men should pursue the fleeing Pequots in a joint land and water operation.”  Gallop may have been the skipper of one of the ships in the little fortilla that brought the Massachusetts troops.  We know that his was one of the supply ships that accompanied the land expedition and he was on hand in Fairfield Harbor for Bradford wrote is his history  “Those that were wounded were fetched off soon by John Gallop who came with his shallop in the happie hour to bring them vituals and carrie their wounded men to ye pinass where our cheefe surgeon was with Mr. Wilson, being about eight leagues off.”

John Gallop appears on the 1640 Boston Plan of the southeast of Middle Street, near Gallop’s Wharf, as shown on Bonner’s Map of 1722 and Burgiss’ Map of 1729.  He is shown on the 1645 Boston Plan indicated Gallop’s Point northwest of the wharf.  The Bonner Map of 1722 shows Gallop’s wharf at the food of Wood Lane and Gallop’s Alley between Middle and Fish Streets.  The Burgiss Map of 1729 shows Gallop’s Wharf and Island in Boston Harbor as does DesBarres, Map of Boston, 1775.

In his Will, dated October 10, 1649, his widow “is the sole executrix and to her is left all goods and lands with three exceptions.  To son, John, who might be expected to be the chief beneficiary, he left the new shallop, to his daughter Joan, my heaffer.  He two younger sons shall imploy the bark the first year all for their mother’s benefit and thereafter two thirds for them and one third for her.  Upon her death, they will inherit everything if they carry themselves as obedient children otherwise she shall have liberty to dispose of all … as she thinke good.”

The inventory of his Estate, dated December 26, 1649 lists “Owne house and grounds lying in Boston, that is to say ye house and garden together with ye towne shoure upon ye flattes for libery of wharfage granted ye towne; The Isalnd called by ye name of Gallop’s Island; owned vessel and pinnis, called by name of ye Buck.  Whole am’t of inventory; L311, 10s, 8d.” 

John Gallup  (Generation 2)
son of John Gallup and Christobel Brushett
b. 1615, Bridport, England
c. January 25, 1620, St. Mary’s Church, Bridport, Dorsetshire, England
d. December 19, 1675, South Kingston, Rhode Island
    Buried: Whitehall Cemetery, Mystic Connecticut
m. HANNAH LAKE on 1643, Boston, Massachusetts
     daughter of John Lake and Mary Reade of North Benfleet, England
     Hannah Lake came to this country arriving on October 6, 1635 on the ship “Abigail” with her sister
     Martha Lake and widowed mother.  On the same voyage was Elizabeth Reade Winthrop, sister of
     Margaret and wife of John Winthrop, Jr. returned to this country.
     b. England
     d. Stonington, Connecticut
         Buried: Whitehall Cemetery, Mystic, Connecticut

JOHN GALLUP came to this country on the ship “Griffin” with his mother, brothers and sister, Joan arriving at Boston on September 4, 1633.  Early he engaged on the coastwise trade with his father.  He and his brother William were with their father and assisted him with the capture of John Oldham’s vessel off Block Island.  In 1637 he took part in the Pequot Indian Wars with the Massachusetts forces.  In 1651, he received in New London, Connecticut a grant of eight acres “in the very heart of the town, east of the town street to the beach and extending north from State to Federal Street.”   Two years later he sold his property in New London and built a new house called Whitehall on the east bank of the Mystic River on three hundred acres granted him by the General Court “with respect unto the services his father had done for the country”.  The following year he received an additional one hundred and fifty acres “in lieu of his claim to land on General Neck, a gift from General Stoughton to his father at the end of the Pequot War.”  In 1666, 1667 and 1671, the General Court gave him additional grants totaling two hundred and fifty acres for his service in the Pequot Indian Wars.

JOHN GALLUP was Selectman of Stonington, Connecticut 1664-1668, 1671 and 1673.  Town Representative at General Court in 1665 and 1667, Ship Owner and Coastal Trader, Indian Interpreter, Captain of First Company of the Connecticut forces under Major Robert Treat at the Great Swamp Fight at Narragansett, Rhode Island, December 19, 1675, and was one of the six captains who fell in storming the fort.  By Court Order, his Estate was divided as follows: to his widow (Hannah Lake) L100;  to John L137;  to Benadam L90;  to William and Samuel L89 each; and to his five daughters L89 each.

Children of John Gallup and Hannah Lake:
Hannah Gallup, b. September 14, 1644, Boston, Massachusetts
      m. Stephen Gifford, May 12, 1672
JOHN GALLUP (SEE: Generation 3)
Esther Gallup, b. March 24, 1653, New Haven, Connecticut
      m. Henry Hodge, December 17, 1674
Benadam Gallup, b. 1655, Stonington, Connecticut
      m. Esther Prentice (born Roxbury, Massachusetts) of New London, Connecticut
           daughter of John Prentice and Esther Nichols
William Gallup, 1658, Stonington, Connecticut
      m. Sarah Cheesebrough, January 4, 1684, Stonington, Connecticut
           daughter of Samuel Cheesebrough
Samuel Gallup, b. Stonington, Connecticut
Christobel Gallup, b. Stonington, Connecticut
      m. Peter Crary, December 31, 1677, Stonington Congregational Church, Stonington, Conn.
Elizabeth Gallup, b. Stonington, Connecticut
      m. Henry Stevens of Stonington, Connecticut
Mary Gallup, b. Stonington, Connecticut
      m. John Cole of Boston, Massachusetts
           John Cole and Mary Gallup Cole joined the Old South Church in Boston,
           Massachusetts in 1694, by letter from Stonington, Connecticut
Margaret Gallup, b. Stonington, Connecticut
      m. Joseph Culver of Groton, Massachusetts

John Gallup  (Generation 3)
son of John Gallup and Hannah Lake
b. September 1646, Boston, Massachusetts
d. December 26, 1733 (from Probate Record)
     daughter of Thomas Harris and Martha Lake
     b. February 8, 1654, Ipswich, Massachusetts

JOHN GALLUP settled in Stonington Connecticut on lands granted by the General Court to his father for services in the Indian Wars.  He participated in the King Philip War and was with his father in the Great Swamp Fight at Narragansett, Rhode Island.  He was a renowned Indian interpreter.  He represented the town of Stonington, Connecticut in the General Court, 1685, 1696-1698.    Shortly before the turn of the eighteenth century John Gallup and his six sons were granted land in the town of Plainfield, Connecticut.  In the ensuing years, the area was claimed and battled over by many factions, resulting in numerous petitions to the General Court for settlement of the claims and counter claims.  The Gallup brothers stood firm and fought determinedly for their claims, with resulting bitterness.  “Your honored townsmen, Judge Gallup, reports that his ancestor, one of six brothers concerned in these squabbles, was actually driven off into Voluntown as a specially obnoxious ‘land grabber’.”

In 1706, upon petition, a commission finally compromised the difficulties and a formal allotment of lands was made.  “We also pray that the Court would appoint a committee of indifference and uninterested persons to lay out allotments and to equalize such as have been in part laid out.  For without any reflection on the part of the persons that have been already concerned, we humbly conceive that it cannot be reasonable to support that peaceful, honorable, speedy, righteous laying out of lots and divisions of land and meadows can be by six brothers, who also pretend to and would hold, near a sixth part of the plantation themselves; whereas it is well known that this place lyeth under many pretended claims besides our honorable Governor’s claim, and by their own surveying running near two miles for less than a hundred acres to lay out spots of meadow, such actions, so contrary to law, if not regulated, the place is spoiled and therefore we humbly pray the assembly to appoint Captain Wetherell, Mr. Pitkin, and My Ely to inquire into the legal proceedings, and inform the weak and feeble that they may have a more speedy and peaceable settlement, so that we may have the worship of God among us, the which above all is to be desired and sought for and have rights defended to ourselves and heirs.”

“There were probably forty-six men to sign the petition.  The six Gallup brothers referred to in the petition were the Gallup brothers, sons of John Gallup.  The Gallups, of course, would not sign the petition.”  “John Gallup, Jr. was granted the lot he now lives on, John Gallup, Sr. the lot adjoining his son’s.  William Gallup was allowed a lot, provided “He bring his family to it in some reasonable time and there settle with his family.  John Gallup never removed there to live.

Children of John Gallup and Elizabeth Harris:
Captain John Gallup, b. 1675, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. (1) Elizabeth Wheeler, 1709
               daughter of Isaac Wheeler and Martha Park
          (2) Hannah Frink, 1747
Thomas Gallup, c. April 30, 1862, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. Hannah French, January 4, 1721/1722
          daughter of Jonathan French
Martha Gallup, c.  April 30, 1683, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. John Gifford, February 3, 1708, Norwich, Connecticut
Samuel Gallup, b. Stonington, Connecticut
     m. Mehitable Blunt, May 11, 1727
Elizabeth Gallup, c.  July 14, 1689, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. Zachariah Frink
William Gallup, c. May 26, 1695, Stonington, Connecticut
Benjamin Gallup, c. November 1, 1696, Stonington, Connecticut

Nathaniel Gallup   (Generation 4)
son of John Gallup and Elizabeth Harris
c.  July 4, 1692
d.  April 3, 1739, Stonington, Connecticut
     Buried: Whitehall Cemetery, Mystic, Connecticut
m. MARGARET GALLUP, July 4, 1717
     daughter of Benadam Gallup and Esther Prentice
     (Benadam Gallup was the son of John Gallup and Hannah Lake)
      b. May 11, 1698, Groton, Connecticut
      d. March 2, 1761

Children of Nathaniel Gallup and Margaret Gallup:
Captain John Gallup, b. January 29, 1720, Stonington, Connecticut
      m. Bridget Palmer, November 24, 1742
Thomas Gallup, b. April 19, 1722, Stonington, Connecticut
Mercy Gallup, b. April 7, 1722, Stonington, Connecticut
      m. William Whipple, December 2, 1742
Margaret Gallup, b. October 12, 1730, Stonington, Connecticut
      m. Isaac Gallup of Stonington, Connecticut
Martha Gallup, b. January 30, 1733, Stonington, Connecticut
Benjamin Gallup, b. June 26, 1736, Stonington, Connecticut
      m. Amy Kline of Voluntown, Connecticut

Nathaniel Gallup   (Generation 5)
son of Nathaniel Gallup and Margaret Gallup
Nathaniel and Hannah Gallup resided in Stonington, Connecticut
b. April 29, 1718, Stonington, Connecticut
d. January 11, 1786, Stonington, Connecticut
    Buried: Whitehall Cemetery, Mystic, Connecticut
     November 24, 1742
     daughter of Samuel Gore, who among the early ancestors of Roxbury, Massachusetts and one of  
     the founders of Harvard College at Cambridge, Massachusetts … Widow of Silas Bullows of  
     Stonington, Connecticut.
     (SEE: The Gore Family of New England)
     d. March 19, 1810
         Buried: Whitehall Cemetery, Mystic, Connecticut

Children of Nathaniel Gallup and Hannah Gore Burrows:
Nathaniel Gallup, b. June 4, 1744, Stonington, Connecticut
     Died at age 20, drowned at sea …
Samuel Gallup, August 9, 1746, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. (1) Jemimia Enos, January 1, 1749, Stonington, Connecticut
          (2) Sarah ____________
Silas Gallup, b. March 9, 1749, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. Sarah Gallup, January 13, 1774
George Gallup, March 20, 1751, Stonington, Connecticut
     Died off Fisher’s Island on March 3, 1781
     m. Freelove Pacher, June 13, 1776
Margaret Gallup, b. March 20, 1753, Stonington, Connecticut, unmarried
     Buried at the Whitehall Cemetery, Mystic, Connecticut
Amos Gallup, b. August 22, 1755, Stonington, Connecticut
     Buried at the Whitehall Cemetery, Mystic, Connecticut
     m. Welthean/Wealthy Dean, February 25, 1787
Hannah Gallup, b. August 22, 1757, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. John Pacher, July 6, 1780
Levi Gallup, b. March 26, 1760, Stonington, Connecticut
     Buried at the Whitehall Cemetery, Mystic, Connecticut
     m. Abigail Pacher
EZRA GALLUP (SEE: Generation 6)

Ezra Gallup (Generation 6)
son of Nathaniel Gallup and Hannah Gore Burrows
Revolutionary War Patriot, New York
Served in Captain William Stanton’s Company, August 16, 1780 and Captain Elizer Prentiss’s Company, Col. McCollius Regiment 1782, Enlisted September 26, 1778 and discharged, November 14, 1778.
b. March 13, 1763, Stonington, Connecticut
d. April 5, 1846, Gallupville, New York
    Buried at the Gallupville Cemetery, Gallupville (Schoharie) New York
     daughter of Abel Hinkley and Sarah Hubbard
      b, July 6, 1766
      d. August 10, 1843, Gallupville (Schoharie) New York

Children of Ezra Gallup and Rebecca Hinkley:
Ezra Gallup, b. June 25, 1787, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. Clarissa Morgan, March 8, 1815, Preston, Connecticut
Rebecca Gallup, b. February 19, 1789, Stonington, Connecticut
Hannah Gallup, b. July 7, 1790, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. Norman Willie
Abel Gallup, b. October 3, 1791, Stonington, Connecticut
     Military Service: Private in Captain Dan Morrell’s Company, New York Militia, War of 1812
     m. Anna Frink, March 8, 1818, Berne, New York
Sarah Gallup, b. December 26, 1793, Stonington, Connecticut
Esther Gallup, b. June 6, 1795, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. Henry Osterhout
Prudence Gallup, b. October 6, 1797, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. Elias Osterhout
Obiadiah Gallup, May 27, 1798, Stonington, Connecticut
Elizabeth Gallup, b. March 3, 1800, Stonington, Connecticut
Charles Gallup, b. March 14, 1802, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. Elizabeth Brewster on September 6, 1836 at Schoharie (Schoharie) New York
Elihu Gallup, b. December 9, 1803, Stonington, Connecticut
Caroline Gallup, b. September 20, 1805, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. Griffin Whipple
Abigail Gallup, b. March 13, 1807, Stonington, Connecticut
     m. Giles Tripp
THOMAS GALLUP (SEE: Generation 7)

Thomas Gallup   (Generation 7)
son of Ezra Gallup and Rebecca Hinkley
b. July 27, 1813, Berne, New York
d. July 7, 1866, Gallupville (Schoharie) New York
     Reference from Robert A. Van Auken/1986, indicates a Christina Van Aucken
     born in Schoharie County, New York in 1816)
     b. 1816, Schoharie County, New York
     d. March 31, 1892, New Scotland, New York
         Residence at death, New Scotland, New York
         Buried: April 2, 1892 at the Gallupville Cemetery, Gallupville, New York
         Undertaker: Charles Gallup

Children of Thomas Gallup and Catherine (Christina) Ann Van Aucken:
John Gallup, b. @ 1839
     m. Sophia Baker
Benjamin Gallup, 1844 (gravestone)
Avery Gallup, b. April 24, 1850
     m. Sarah M. Lake (no children from this marriage)
Mary Jane Gallup, b. 1846

Charles Becker Posson   (Generation 8)
son of Thomas Gallup and Christina (Catherine) Ann Van Aucken
b. November 13, 1842, Berne (Albany) New York
d. October 26, 1906, Gallupville (Schoharie) New York
    Buried at the Gallupville Cemetery, Gallupville, New York
    Occupation: Undertaker and Justice of the Peace
      b. August 26, 1839, Gallupville (Schoharie) New York
      d. November 14, 1895, Gallupville (Schoharie) New York
          Buried at the Gallupville Cemetery, Gallupville, New York

Children of Charles Becker Posson and Christina A. Becker:
Thomas Becker Gallup, b. October 7, 1878, Gallupville, New York
     m. Fannie Wilbur on April 20, 1899, Gallupville, New York
          Children of Thomas Becker Gallup and Fannie Wilbur:
          Henry C. Gallup, b. September 17, 1904, Gallupville, New York
                m. Ruth Zimmer on May 29, 1926, Schoharie, New York
                     Children of Henry C. Gallup and Ruth Zimmer:
                     Franklyn H. Gallup, b. October 27, 1930, Schoharie, New York
                            m. June Enders Zicka on July 20, 1950, Central Bridge, New York
                                 Children of Franklin H. Gallup and June Enders Zicka:
                                 Franklyn Gallup, John Gallup, Gordon Gallup, Ruth Gallup, William Gallup
                     George Gallup, b. February 23, 1933, Schoharie, New York
                            m. Evelyn M. Pangburn on February 23, 1933, Schoharie, New York
                                 Children of George Gallup and Evelyn M. Pangburn:
                                 Dean C. Gallup, Diane L. Gallup, Douglas Nelson Gallup

Kittie Louise Gallup   (Generation 9)
daughter of Charles Becker Gallup and Christina A. Becker
b.  September 31, 1893, Gallupville, (Schoharie) New York
d   April 23, 1953, Worcester, Massachusetts                                  
     Buried at Needham Cemetery, Needham, Massachusetts
          son of Wesley Posson and Sarah Baker
          b. January 30, 1875, Wright (Schoharie) New York
          d. March 13, 1942, Gallupville (Schoharie) New York
              Buried at the Gallupville, Cemetery, Gallupville, New York
          m. (2) ORPHA TALLMAN BARBER
                    on November 3, 1910, Scranton, Pennsylvania
                    daughter of David Tallman and Mary E. Spatholts
                    granddaughter to Humphrey Tallman
                    great-granddaughter to James Tallman
                    b.  February 15, 1881, Middleburgh, New York
                    d.  November 2, 1981, Cobleskill, New York
                         Buried at the Middleburgh Cemetery, Middleburgh, New York
                    m. (1) ELMER BARBER (no children from this marriage)
                              b. 1877
                              d. 1908, Buried at Middleburgh Cemetery, Middleburgh, New York
      son of Freeman Cleaveland and Candace Billings
      b. May 4 1906, Troy, New York
      d. September 26, 1937, Worcester, Massachusetts
          Buried at the Needham Cemetery, Needham, Massachusetts
                 Children of Ernest Alfred Cleaveland and (1) Marriage:
                 Candace Cleaveland, b. August 24, 1898
                 Earl E. Cleaveland, b. April 10, 1902
                 Grace R. Cleaveland, b. January 15, 1904

Children of Ellis Chester Posson and Kittie Louise Gallup:
Charles W. Posson, b. May 8, 1894, Wright (Schoharie) New York
      m. Catherine Coleman on April 22, 1915, Worcester, Massachusetts
           Children on Charles W. Posson and Catherine Coleman:
           Ernest William Posson, b. July 26, 1915, Worcester, Massachusetts
                  m.    (1)  _____________________
                         (2)   _____________________
           Barbara Posson, b. December 21, 1920, Worcester, Massachusetts
                  m. Gilbert Rainsford, son on Henry Rainsford and Ethel Farndon
                       Children of Barbara Posson and Gilbert Rainsford:
                       Gilbert Rainsford, Jr.
                       Noreen Cathy Rainsford
                       DONALD GALLUP POSSON (See: Generation 10)

Donald Gallup Posson (Generation 10)
son of Ellis Chester Posson and Kittie Louise Gallup
b. May 23, 1896, Wright (Schoharie) New York
d. June 18, 1882, Norwood, Massachusetts
    buried at the Needham Cemetery, Needham, Massachusetts
     on May 27, 1919, Worcester, Massachusetts
     daughter of Frederick Moses Dow and May E. Gorman
     (Henry Dow-1 and (1) Joanne Hurd, Joseph-2, Joseph-3, Joseph-4, John-5
      Nathaniel-6 Zebulon-7, Jason-8, Frederick Moses-9, Gladys Adella Dow-10)
      b. December 10, 1896, East Boston, Massachusetts
      d. July 19, 1969, South Natick, Massachusetts
          buried at the Needham Cemetery, Needham, Massachusetts

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