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GALLUP, John 1 2 3 4
- Born: 14 Sep 1646, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
- Marriage: HARRIS, Elizabeth in 1675 in Connecticut
- Died: 14 Apr 1735, Stonington, New London County, Connecticut at age 88
John married Elizabeth HARRIS, daughter of Thomas HARRIS and Martha LAKE, in 1675 in Connecticut. (Elizabeth HARRIS was born on 8 Feb 1654 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts and died in Prob. Stonington, New London County, Connecticut.)
Cutter, William Richard, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 1 (New York, NY: Lewis Publishing Company, 1911). Surety: 4. He [Capt. John Gallup] married, in 1643, at Boston, Elizabeth Hannah, daughter of John and Margaret Lake, and granddaughter of Edmund Read, Esq., of Wickford, county Essex, England. Her mother was sister of Elizabeth Read, who married John Winthrop, Jr., governor of Connecticut. Children: Hannah, born at Boston, September 14, 1644; John, mentioned below; Esther, born at Taunton, Massachusetts, March 24, 1653; Benadam, at Stonington, 1655; William, 1658; Samuel; Christobel, married, December 31, 1677, Peter Crary, of Groton; Elizabeth, married Henry Stevens, of Stonington; Mary, married John Cole, of Boston; Margaret, married Joseph Culver, of Groton.
Gallup, John D., Genealogy of Gallup Family (Published 1893). Surety: 4. WILL OF JOHN GALLUP OF STONINGTON
In the name of God, Amen; the eighth day of June, 1725. I, John Gallup, of Stonington, in the county of New London, in the Colony of Connecticut, in New England province, being sick and weak in body, but of Perfect mind and Memory, thanks be given to God therfore, Doe make and Ordaine this, my Last will and Testament. That is to say, first, I give and recomend my soul unto the hands of God that gave it, and my body I recomend to the Earth to be buried in Decent and Christian manner at the discretion of my Executors hereinafter named. And as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this world, I doe give, devise and dispose of in the following manner and form.
Item- I give and bequeath unto my beloved son, John Gallup, the sum of five pounds curr't money and one hundred acres of land, viz, my part of the three hundred acres that was laid out to myself, brother Adam Gallup and brother William Gallup, near a place called Peaagwamsh River by virtue of a Grant from the General Court at Hartford to my Hon'rd father, Captain John Gallup, late of said Stonington, deceased. I having formerly given my said son, John Gallup, by deed of gift and other wise the full of his portion, as he is my eldest son.
Item- I give and bequeath to my Loving Son, Thomas Gallup, the sum of five pounds curr't money, I having formerly given him, my said son Thomas Gallup, by deed of gift and otherwise, the full of his portion.
Item- I give and bequeath to my Loving Son, Samuel Gallup, that lott of land in said Stonington, joyning on Mystick River, where my old house stood. Also, I give to my said son Samuel them three Divisions of Land which I had from Plainfield Right now annexed to Voluntown, viz, the division which was my original right and of right which I bouth of John Fellowes, and that Right which I bought of Ephraim Kingsbury. Also my will is that my said son Samuel doe continue with me and my wife and take the care of us during the whole time of both our naturall lives; then he shall have my new dwelling house nd part of the land I now improve; that is to say, Sixty Rods wide, begining at the Line Division between the Williams and the Gallups. I say sixty rods wide the whole length of my land, it coming to him in consideration of his taking care of and providing well for me and my wife the time above [said]. Also, I give him all my husbandry utensils, and all stock of creatures of every sort, only to my said son Samuel to pay to my Loveing Daughter, Martha Gifford, the sum of forty pounds in stock at Inventory Price. I also give my said son Samuel one half of my meadow at Sixpenny Island, and one half of my right at Nowasonk, and half my right of commonage in the Town of Stonington.
Item- I give and bequeath unto my Loveing Son, Nath'll Gallup all ye Remainder of my land from the south bounds the whole length of my land where I now live, except what I have given to my said son Sam'll. Also, I give to my son Nath'll all my Voluntown Right, divided and undivided, within the Town of Voluntown, and half my meadow at Sixpenny Island and half my right at Nowasonk and half my right of commanage in the Town of Stonington, and all other my rights of land now or hereafter belonging to me within the Colony of Connecticut or elsewhere, which I have not disposed of. Also I give to my said son Nath'll, Eighteen Pounds money which is due to me from my brother, Ben Adam Gallup.
Item- I Give and Bequeath to my Loving Daughter, Martha Gifford, the Sum of forty Pounds, to be paid to her as before said exprest, I having formerly done for her as I was able.
Item- I Give and Bequeath unto my loving wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Gallup, all my household stuff, to be hers to use, give or dispose of as she shall see cause. Finally, I do hereby nominate, make and ordain my tow sons, Samuel Gallup and Nathaniel Gallup, to be my executors of this my last Will and Testament, and I do hereby disallow, revoak and disallow all other or former wills by me formerly made, ratifying and confirming this and no others to be my last will and testament. In witness thereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal the day and year above written.
(Seal) John Gallup
Signed, sealed, pronounced and declared by the said John Gallup as his last Will and Testament, in the presence of
A true copy of the original will on file. Examined.
Richard Christophers, Clerk
Gallup, John D., The Genealogical History of the Gallup Family in the United States; also Biographical Sketches of Members of the Family (Press of the Hartford Printing Company: Hartford, CT. 1893), p. 22. Surety: 3. Children: [of John Gallup and Hannah Lake]
6. Hannah, b. at Boston, Sept. 14, 1644. m. Steven Gifford of Norwich, Ct., June 18, 1672.
7. John, b.
8. Esther, b. N. London, Mch. 24, 1653. m. Henry Hodges of Taunton, Dec. 17, 1674.
9. Benadam, b. Stonington, 1655.
10. William, b. 1658.
12. Christobel, m. Peter Crary of Groton, Dec. 31, 1677.
13. Elizabeth, m. Henry Stevens of Stonington.
14. Mary, m. John Cole, schoolmaster of Boston.
15. Margaret, m. Joseph Culver of Groton.
Ibid, p. 25-26. Surety: 3. John3 Gallup (John2, John1), son of John and Hannah (Lake) Gallup, was born in 1646. He married Elizabeth Harris, of Ipswich, Mass., daughter of Thomas and Martha Lake Harris, and granddaughter of Madame Margaret Lake. She was born at Ipswich, February 8, 1654. He settled at Stonington, where his father had large grants of land from the General Court, in consideration for his services to the country in the Indian wars. He represented the town in the General Court 1685, 1696, 1697, 1698. He served with his father in Philips War, and was probably with him at the Narragansett swamp fight. He was on friendly terms with the Indians, and often acted as their interpreter. In 1701, a committee was appointed to find out and renew the bounds of the Winthrop land purchase, at Plainfield, Conn. This committee consisted of prominent men of the town, and a large number of Indians who served as guides. John Gallup acted as interpreter for the Indians. He owned land in Plainfield, but never removed there to live. He died April 14, 1735.
1. John, b. 1676.
2. Thomas, bapt. 1682.
3. Martha, bapt. April 2, 1683, m. John Gifford, Norwich, Conn.
4. Samuel, bapt. Oct 9, 1687
5. Elizabeth, bapt. July 14, 1689
6. Nathaniel, bapt. July 4, 1692
7. William, bapt. May 26, 1695, d. at Voluntown, Aug. 18, 1735
8. Benjamin, bapt. Nov. 1, 1696