Jasper Gallup

28 November 1836–14 April 1915 (Age 78)
Newstead, Erie, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Jasper

When Jasper Gallup was born on 28 November 1836, in Newstead, Erie, New York, United States, his father, John Gallup Jr., was 25 and his mother, Henrietta Amanda Dilley, was 19. He married Sarah Phoebe Wood on 23 March 1859, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Missouri Valley, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 14 April 1915, in Logan, Harrison, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jasper Gallup
1836–1915
Sarah Phoebe Wood
1845–1899
Marriage: 23 March 1859
Margaret Gallup
1861–1892
William Wallace Gallup
1863–1907
Franklin Grant Turner Gallup
1865–1925
Samuel DeForest Gallup
1866–1903
Nelson C. Gallop
1868–
Caroline Emma Gallop
1872–1947
Eugene Sylvester Gallup
1876–1955
Charles Arthur Gallup
1885–
Zella Lindel Gallup
1889–1962

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1859Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1863
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Galpin
    Gallop
    Gallups

    Sources (34)

    • Jasper Gallup, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jasper Gallup in entry for Franklin Grant Gallup, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Jasper Gallup in household of William C Cheeseman, "United States Census, 1900"

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