Elida Rena Gallup

Female11 August 1873–about 1936

Brief Life History of Elida Rena

When Elida Rena Gallup was born on 11 August 1873, in Wilmington, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, John Frank Gallup, was 38 and her mother, Jerusha E. Fuller, was 25. She married Herbert Cary Davis on 1 July 1892, in Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Dover, Windham, Vermont, United States for about 10 years and Guilford, Windham, Vermont, United States for about 20 years. In 1880, at the age of 7, her occupation is listed as at school. She died about 1936, at the age of 64.

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Herbert Cary Davis
Elida Rena Gallup
Marriage: 1 July 1892
Bessie Elyda Davis
Ralph Herbert Davis

Sources (21)

  • Lyder L Gallup in household of Frank J Gallop, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mrs Elida Davis in entry for David L Gallup Callup, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Elida R Davis in household of Herbert C Davis, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1892Windham, Vermont, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 2

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 17

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (Sussex): nickname possibly from Middle English galop (Old French galop) ‘gallop’ (the fastest pace of a horse) and given to one who habitually rode at speed, either through temperament or by occupation as a messenger. The surname itself has not been found before the 16th century, so it may be a shortened form of Galpin (earlier Galopin), which has a very similar post-medieval distribution and original sense. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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