Eliza D. Gallup

Female2 September 1850–18 January 1887

Brief Life History of Eliza D.

When Eliza D. Gallup was born on 2 September 1850, in McKean Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Philetus E Gallup, was 27 and her mother, Laura Ann Colegrove, was 27. She married John P. Wendel on 10 April 1878. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 18 January 1887, at the age of 36.

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John P. Wendel
Eliza D. Gallup
Marriage: 10 April 1878

Sources (3)

  • Eliza D Wendel in household of John P Wendel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza Gallup in household of Philetus Gallup, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza D Gallup in household of Philetus Gallup, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1878
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 13

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 13

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 22

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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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