Gallop

Gallop / Gollop / Gallup / Kollop / Golloppe / Golop / Galop, Galloup, Galloupe, Gallupe

John GALLOP came from the north, Sweden or Denmark in 5 Edward 1465, soldier of fortune

Spouse: Alice TEMPLE of Templecombe daughter of William or Peter of Templecombe, Broad Windsor

Children: John 

 

John GALLOP of North Bowood & Temple, England, died 1533 (25 Henry VIII)

Spouse: Joan COLLINS of Nailscroft/Snailscroft, Dorset, England

Children: Thomas

 

Thomas GALLOP, of Strode North Bowood and Temple, guardian Sir Giles Strangeways, died 4/8/1610

Spouse: Agnes / Agneta WATKINS daughter of Humphrey Watkins of Holwell, Summersetshire

Children: Egedins/Giles fellow of New College, Oxford, refused to conform to change of religion in Queen Elizabeth's time, resigned traveled through Spain to Rome and died there; Humphrey died without issue; Thomas, died 1623, of Strode & North Bowood  married Francis/Franchesca daughter of George Poulet/Powlett of Holhorn in Dorsetshire and granddaughter of Lord Thomas Poulet; John married ___Crabbe; George of South Hampton; Richard married __ Davy

 

John GALLOP perhaps of Mosterne, Dorsetshire, 

Spouse: ___ CRABBE / Crab

Children: John born 1590, age 33 at Visitation of Dorset 1623

 

Captain John GALLOP, ship's captain, fisherman, mariner, coastal trader;  born by 1593, of Bridport Dorsetshire England, arrived 5/30/1630 in Mary & John, died in Boston 1/11/1650, will dated 12/20/1649 proved 2/9/1649-50; active in Pequot War; on trading voyage to Long Island he came upon boat of John Oldham whom Indians had killed, several Indians were drowned as a result of his actions which was a precursor to the Pequot War

Spouse: Christabel / Christovell Brushett, reluctant to make trip but came in 1633; will dated 7/24/1655 proved 10/31/1655; married Bridport 1/19/1617-8, died 9/27/1655 Boston

Children: Joan baptized Bridport 9/20/1618 married Thomas Joy; John baptized Bridport 1/25/1620-1, slain in fight at Narragansett fort 12/19/1675, married Hannah Lake; William baptized Bridport 8/4/1622, predeceased his father; Francis baptized Bridport 7/27/1625 buried there 11/18/1625;  Samuel baptized Bridport 8/16/1629, perished while in command of a transport in the expedition of Sir William Phips against Canada, married Mary Phillips; Nathaniel baptized Bridport 8/16/1629 fought in Pequot war, married Margaret Eveley/Eveleth; John baptized Bridport 7/11/1630 died young

 

Joan GALLOP baptized Bridport 9/20/1618, died Hingham 3/20/1690-1

Spouse: Thomas JOY, builder/house-carpenter, born circa 1610 died 10/21/1678 aged 69, married 1637

Children: Samuel born 12/26/1639-40, married Ann Pitts of Hingham, died Boston 1670; John born 8/10/1641 probably died young; Thomas born 1/3/1642-3 died 1648; Joseph born 2/1/1645 married 1667 Mary Prince of Hingham, died 5/31/1697 Hingham; Ephraim born 12/7/1646-7 married Mrs. Susanna (Spencer) Gattensby of Kittery ME, died Berwick ME about 1697;  Sarah baptized 5/23/1648, age about 31 days, married 1669 Hick Dunning (or Denham) of Hingham; Benjamin born 3/12/1650 no further record; Eliza baptized 8/17/1652 probably died young; Elizabeth baptized 11/7/1653-4, married 1673 Nathaniel Beal of Hingham; Ruth born 12/28/1658-9, married 1/1679 John Low of Hingham, died 7/11/1745


The Great Mirgration: John Gallop. Origin: Brideport, Dorsetshire. Migration: 1630. First Residence: Boston. Occupation: Fisherman, Mariner, "John Gallop hath written to some of your neighbors for twelve doz. of cod lines, if he provide them and bring them to you I pray deliver him this bill," 4 July 1632 [WP 3:87].  Church Membership: "John Gallop fisherman" admitted to Boston church 5 Jan 1633/4 [BChR 17].  Freeman: 1 Apr 1634 (as third in a group of six Dorchester men) [MBCR 1:368]. Education: Son Nathaniel could write most imaginatively [WP 6:65], but John made his mark to his will.  Estate: On 8 Sep 1636 there are "twelve acres of land granted to John Galop, upon Nixes Island, to enjoy to him and his heirs forever, if the island be so much" [MBCR 1:179]. John Gallop was granted forty-nine acres in the allotment at Rumney Marsh and Pullen Point in 1637 [BTR 1:27].  In his will, dated 20 Dec 1649 and proved 9 Feb 1649[/50], "John Gallop of Boston" made "my wife whole executor and directed her to distribute the following bequests: to "my son John Gallop my now shallop"; to "my daughter Joane" my heifer, "my two youngest sons shall employ my bark the first years after my deccease wholly for their mother & after one year to have two thirds for themselves and one third for their mother; "my wife:" to have the use of livestock and after her death equally divided among "my two youngest sons Samuell Gallop & Nathaniel Gollop, if they are obedient children, but if they are rebellious, then my wife to have liberty to dispose of all as she shall think good; if one son die before their mother, all to remain to the other; to "John Joy my daughter's son" 5  at age twenty-one and if he die then to "his brother Joseph"; 40s. to the building of the new meetinghoue [SPR CCase #88].  The inventory of "John Gallupe" was taken 26 Feb 1649[/50] and totalled 311 10s. 8d., including real estate  valued at 120: "one house and ground lying in Boston," 100; "Gallupe's Island containing about sixteen acres," 12; and "four acres of meadow,"  8 [SPR Case #88].  In her will, dated 24 July 1655 and proved 31 Oct 1655, "Christovell Gallop, being in perfect memory through weak in body, "be quested to "my son John Gallop half my money which is about  15" with some moveables, including "a great Bible"; half my wearing clothes I do give Hannah my son John Gallop's wife"; to "my daughter Joane Joy" the other half of the money, the other half of the wearing clothes, and other moveables; and to "my son Sam[uel] Gallop & my son Nathaniell Gallop" the residue to be equally divided between them {SPR 1:136]. The inventory of the goods of "Christobell Gallop deceased" was taken about Dec 1655 (undated) and totalled  36 14s. including no real estate [SPR 3:35].  Birth: By about 1593 based on date of marriage.  Death: Boston Jan 1649/50 [BVR 29]. "Goodman Gallop is dead of a great griping in his bowels" (letter of Adam Winthrop to John Winthrop Jr. from Boston, 10 Feb 1649/50 [WP 6:171]), Marriage: Bridport, Dorsetshire, 19 Jan 1617[/8] Christabell Brushett. "Cjrostovell Gallop the wife of brother John Gallopp" was admitted to Boston church 22 Jun 1634 [BChR 18]. She died at Boston 27 Sep 1655 [BVR 52].  Children: i. Joan, bp Bridport 20 Sep 1618; m. by 1637 Thomas Joh [TAG 68:13].  ii. John, bp. Bridport 25 Jan 1620[/1]; m. by 1644 Hannah Lake, daughter of John and Margaret (Reade) Lake [TAG 68:13; Bethia Harris Anc 55; NEHGR 84:316].  iii. William, bp. Bridport 4 Aug 1622; predeceased his father, evidently unmarried.  iv. rancis, bp Bridport 27 July 1625; bur. there 18 Nov 1625.  v. Samuel, bp. Bridport 16 Aug 1629; m. Boston 20 Jan 1650[1] Mary Phillips [BVR 31].  vi.  Nathaniel, bp. Bridport 16 Aug 1629; m. Boston 11 June 1652 "Mrgaret Eveley [Eveleth]" [BVR 38], daughter of Sylvester Eveleth [NEHGR 134:302].  vii. John, bp. Bridport 11 July 1630; presumably died young, since John calls Samuel and Nathaniel his "two youngest sons." (See TAG 68:12 for further discussion on this son.)  Comments:  On 4 July 1632 John Winthrop wrote "I have much difficulty to keep John Galloppe here by reason his wife will not come. I marvel at the woman's weakness that she will live miserably with her children there, when she might live comfortably her with her husband. I pray persuade 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, for so he desires; it would be above  40 loss to him to come for her" [WP 3:87=88].  /// Lather letters make it clear that John Gallop was a coastal tradermoving up and down from Maine to Connecticup, carrying goods for the Winthrops and others [WP 3:141, 156, 170, 275-76; 4:118, 190; 5:312].  In July of 1636 John Gallop played a crucial role in the events leading up to the Pequot War. On a trading voyage to Long Island, Gallop came upon the boat of John Oldham, which had been boarded by Indians, who killed Oldham. Gallop took countermeasures, as a result of which several Indians were drowned [WJ 1:25-28].  He and his supplies were very gratefully received by Roger Williams at "New Providence" about June `1637 [WP 3:433].  He saved the wife of Mononotto and the wounded Indians with her, coming "in a happy hour to bring them victuals, and to carry their wounded men to the pinnace where our chief surgeon was .. "during the Pequot war about July 1637 [WP 3:457].  /// Wiliam Hook at Agamenticus, 28 Jan 1639/40, spoke ill of him, by reference to "this poor man the bearer hereof which hath been much damnified by the master of Gallop's pinnace. Sir I leave the matter unto the party to relate unto your worship. To my knowledge hath carried himself here amongst us very shamefully, the master and Gallope['s] son too, invited some of our neighbors aboard his pinnace and made them drunk and drunk themselves too" [WP 4:184].  /// Many sources state that John Gallop resided briefly in Dorchester but we may doubt that he ever lived there. The one reference in Dorchester records to a "Mr. Gallup" pertains to Humphrey Gallop. The one record that may indicate Dorchester residence is puzzling.  As noted above, when he is made freeman John Gallop appears as the fourth name in a sequence of six men, all the rest of whom are from Dorchester. But Gallop had just been admitted to Boston church a few months earlier, and he was certainly residing at Boston at that time, but it cannot have been for long.  Bibliographic Note: In 1960 John Dorrance Morrell published some parish register extracts which demonstrated that the immigrant was from Bridport, Dorsetshire [TAG 36:108-09].  Gerald Parsons examined the same records more thoroughly and i 1993 published an article which extended and revised the work done by Morrell [TAG 68:11-13].  In 1950 Louis Effingham deForest prepared a comprehensive sketch of the immigrant, quoting at length from several sources [Bainbridge Anc 82=97 (the section on English ancestry has been superseded and should be ignored)]. In 1966 the Gallop Family Association published a genealogy which treats the descendants of this immigrant [Darwin C. Gallup and Josephine Middleton Pect, Gallup Genealogy: Gallop, Galloup, Galloupe, Gallups 9n.p., 1966)].  

The Visitation of the County of Dorset: GALLOP [Harl 1166 fo 72b] Johannes Gallop ae 5 Ed 4 [1465] came out of the North m. Alicia filia et haer Will'mi  Temple de com Dorset. {Child}  Johannes Gallop de North Bowood et Templein com Dorset ob 25 H 8 [1533] Joan filia Collins de Snailes  I Croft in com Dorset {Child} Thomas Gallop de North Bowood fil ethseres ob 7 Aprilli 8 Jacob [1610] married Agneta filia Hump Watkins de  I Holwell in com Dorset {Children} Georgius Gallop de Southampton m. Humphrie ob. sp. 5 fil;   Ric'us Gallop de Bowood m. filia Davy de Sauuford fil 6 - 1 Johannes 2 Egidius Et alij filij; Egidins fil primogenit. ob s.p. apud Romam;  Humphrie 2 fil ob sp. Joh'es 3 filius duxit ... filia ... Crab. Thomas Gallop 4 filius et facus haeres de North Bowood et Stroud ob 1622 mense Decemb m. Francisca felia Geo. Powlett de Melplash in com. Dorset. {Children} 1. Catharina vx Tho. Game de Colley in com. Dorset; 2. Anne ux. Rob'ti  Marsh de Chillingham in com. Som's. Elizab 3 fila aet. 18; Will'm's 2.  Henricus 3 fillius duxit Judith [?] filia Jacobi Hill de Lyme Regis; Rogerus 4 filius aetat. 18; Thomas Gallop de North Bowood filius et haeres de Stroude in com. Dorset. m. Martha filia Rad'i Ironside de Longe Bredy in com. Dorset. Children: Thomas filius et haeres aetatis 6 annoru'  1623 & Martha aetat. 3 annoru' 1623

Thomas Joy and His Descendants: Joan Gallop, who by her marriage with Thomas Joy in1637 became the mother of the American Joys, was the daughter of John and Christabel Gallop, of Boston. Her father, "Capt. John Gallop, the elder," had come over in 1630 in the "Mary and John." He was a skillful pilot and Indian trader, and his services were accounted of great value to the colony. His wife and daughter remained behind in England, apparently for dread of the perils of the sea, and on July 4, 1632, Governor Winthrop wrote concerning them to the Rev. John White, the Puritan rector of Trinity Church, Dorchester, Eng.: Thomas Gollop son and heir of Thomas and Martha Ironside was 6 years old at time of visitation 1623; Martha Gollop daughter was 3 years old at time of visitation 1623; 5 George Gollop of Southampton married....  Humphrey Gollop son of George of Southampton died without issue; 6 Richard Gollop of Bowood sixth son of Thomas and Agneta Watkins married a daughter of Davy of Saunford in County Devon John Gollop Egedins Gollop and other children Gollopp 1166 fol 59 WILLIAM GOLLOPP of s c married.... ROGER GOLLOP of Bowood in County Dorset Justice of Peace living in 1623 Married Mary daugher of of Kerton relict of Richard Gollop, Grace daughter Roger son and heir aged n in 1623, Amye second daughter, Joan third daughter. Copied at Astor Library New York April 29 1891. There seem to be two heirs alive in 1623 but one is of North Bowood and heir of Strode Thomas aged 6 and the other Roger son and heir aged n from folio 59 The latter is of Bowood only The English family is still at Strode.

Ancestry of Katharine Choate Paul:  JOHN GOLLOP of North Bowood and Temple who lived in the time of Henry VIII married Joan Collins of Nails croft County Dorset and was succeeded by his son 1 Thomas m Agnes Watkins 13014 THOMAS GOLLOP who owned Strode North Bowood and Temple had for his guardian Sir Giles Strangeways married Agnes daughter of Humphrey Watkins of Holwell in Somersetshire and died in 1610 His children were 1 Giles who was fellow of New college Oxford and having refused to conform to the change of religion in Queen Elizabeth's time resigned his fellowship traveled through Spain to Rome and died there 2 Humphrey 3 Thomas of Strode who m Frances the daughter of George Poulet of Holborn in Dorsetshire and granddaughter of Lord Thomas Powlet 4 John m Crabbe 5 George of Southampton 6 Richard 12014 Jun x GoLLor married Crabbe resided probably in the parish of Mosterne Dorsetshire England and had a son j 1 John b 1590 m Christobel 11014 JOHN GALLOI born in 1590 was thirty three years old at the time of the visitation of Dorset in 1623 resided in the parish of Mosterne in that shire and having left Plymouth England  in the ship Man and John Mar 20 1630 arrived at Nan tasket now Hull Mass May 30 1630 became one of the first settlers of Dorchester removed thence to Boston was one of the earliest grantees of land there in the northerly part of the town had a house and wharf right there was admitted to the First church there Jan 6 1634 owned also what is still known as Gallop's island in Boston harbor had a snug farm thereon a meadow on Long Island and a sheep pasture on Xix Mate was a fearless mariner accustomed to trading along the coast and familiar with the harbor piloted in the ship Griffin in September 1633 carrying Rev John Cotton Rev Thomas Hooker and other fathers of New England and in July 1636 when sayelinge towards Block Island to trade thereabouts not knowing of any mischiefe done by those Indians espied a vessel making off from the shore but by theyr contrary handling of theyr sails they supposed that they were Indians which had taken some English vessel and made towards them and then perceiving it to be so shot at them three or four vollies as they sometimes came neare the villians and then claued off again to make ready and so after a third or fourth charge upon the Indians all those Indians got into the hold but old John Gallop coming with his vessel close by the other side espied a skein hang downe and resolved to haJe down that and take it with them to catch Basse withall and then perceived a dead body under it with the head cut off he got up into the vessel bidding his two sons follow him and stand by him with their guns ready charged which they did and he taking the bloody head and washing it knew it to be Mr Oldham's head and said Ah Brother Old ham Is it thee I am resolved to avenge thy blood And then taking his dagger to the scuttle hole in which the Indians were quogd as thick as they could stud head by head and he jobd his dagger very often with all his strength upon them and then lasht that vessel to his vessel hoping to tow them along with them Upon which one Indian first got out and begd quarter for his life and he would tell how many were in the hold and who they were and what they had done they granted him that quarter and took and bound him and put him downe into theyr hold presently after another a very proper fellow got out and got to them and desired like quarter for his life but they considering if they spared and bound him also in theyr hold they might in the night unbind each other and do them mischief being but four persons and much tyred whereupon without farther debate they chopt of his head and heaved his carkass overboard upon which the other Indian confess ed to them that He was theyr sachem whom they had killed and that it was he who stirred up the Block Islanders to take that English vessel and cramb the men in it Now the wind waxing higher and contrary they could not tow the other vessel any further cut theyr rope and let her drive and hasted to Saybrook fort with that captive Indian to give them full information what sort of Indians they were who murthered the English whereupon that just war was comenced against the bloody Pequots and theyr associates John Gallop took an active part in that war His vessel afforded at one time about the only means of communication between Massachusetts Bay and the colonies of Rhode Island and Connecticut and anxiety concerning him on one occasion at least caused Roger Williams to write Governor YYinthrop God be praised John Gallop has arrived He died in Boston Jan 11 1650 His will dated sod lomo 1649 disposed of an estate worth three hundred eleven pounds ten shillings and eight pence including Owne vessell or pinnis called by name of ye Buck appraised at one hundred pounds His wife Christobel whom he married in England was reluctant to leave home Governor Winthrop wrote to Rev John White of England July 4 16 32 I have much difficultye to keep John Gallop here by reason his wife will not come I marvayle at the woman's weaknesse I pray persuade 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 for so he desired it It would be about forty pounds losse to him to come for her Your assured in the Lord's worke J Winthrop Christobel arrived with four children probably in the ship Griffin in September 1633 joined the First church of  Boston June 22 1634 and died there Sep 27 1655 Her will dated 24d 5mo 1655 contains this provision I doe give to my daughter Joane Joy haJfe my money which is about fifteen pounds with one great brasse pott with one of ye best brasse kettles also a great white chest one bedstead one riocke bed two blanketts also one paire of my best sheets one linning sheete one odd sheete one pewter candlestick one porringer one pewter platter and five napkins with one half my wareing clothes All these I doe give to my daughter Joane Joy Their children were 1 John who m Hannah Lake and was with his father at the capture of John Oldham's vessel off Block Island and afterward in the Pequod war and having been captain in King Philip's war was slain in the fight at Narragansett fort Dec 19 1675 2 Joan m Thomas Joy 3 Samuel who m Mary Phillips and having been a soldier in King Philip's war perished while in command of a transport in the expedition of Sir William Phips against Canada 4 Nathaniel who m Margaret Eveley and having fought in the Pequod war settled at Boston 10014 JOAN GALLOP born in England came with her mother to Boston married Thomas Joy 10002 there in 1637 and died at Hingham Mar 20 1690 1 

Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry: JOHN GOLLOP the founder of this house stated to have lived in 1465 and to have come from the north. He m. Alice dau and heir of William or Peter Temple of Templecombe, Broad Windsor, and acquired thereby estate with the lands of North Bowood. The next upon record JOHN GOLLOP of North Bowoord and Temple living temp HENRY VIII m Joan Collins of Nailscroft со Dorset and was by his son THOMAS GOLLOP of Strode North Bowood and Temple m Agnes dau of Humphrey Watkins of Holwel Somersetshire and had issue six sons. He d 1610. His 3rd son THOMAS GOLLOP Esq of Strode m Frances dau of George Poulet Esq of Holberne со Dorset and grand dau of Lord Thomas Poulet (son of William the 1st Marquess of Winchester) and dying 1623, was s by his eldest son. THOMAS GOLLOP Esq of North Bowood and Strode, barrister at law. He m Martha dau of Ralph Ironside of Long Briddy by Jane Gilbert only sister of ___Gilbert, Bishop of Bristol, and dying 1663 was s by his son. ТНОМАS GOLLOP Esq of North Bowood and Strode b 1617 high sheriff 27th CHARLES II who m Elizabeth dau & heiress of Thomas Thorne of Candlemarsh Gent and had vегу large family of which his 3rd son William was of Candlemarsh the 4th JOHN was ancestor of tlie GOLLOPS of Strode and the 9th George was of Berwick. The 4th son JOHN GOLLOP Esq alderman of Dorchester m 1st Mary dau of Philip Stansby of Dorchester and 2nd Frances widow of Henry Backway, Gent, by the former of whom he had issue. Mr Gallop d 25 Aug 1731 and was s by his son JOHN GOLLOP Esq of Strode who m lst Edith dau Walter Foy Esq of Bewley Wood 2ndly Penelope dau  of John Michell Esq of Kingston Russell; &l 3rdly Joan dau of Giles Hitt Gent of Lorscomb. By the 1st he had issue.

Genealogical notes of the Williams and Gallup families By Charles Fish Williams: ANCESTRY OF CAPTAIN JOHN GOLLOP THE PIONEER OF NEW ENGLAND. Contributed by Captain LOREN A GALLUP by request .John Gallop came out of the north, fifth year of Edward IV, 1465. A soldier of fortune from either Denmark or Sweden who flourished in the reigns of Richard III and Henry VI. Other accounts coinciding with the visitation in 1623 state that he lived in 1465 and came from the north. Thus run the brief records. We would gladly locate the north -- the terra incognita -- from which sprang our ancestor whether Dane, Swede or English but must for the present be satisfied with the brief record which is fairly ancient comparatively speaking. Edward the IV was a bright young king coming to the English throne at the age of eighteen. His attractive manners and warlike spirit brought him much popularity and a large army. His successes were calculated to facilitate enlistments under his standards and the War of the Roses makes known to us the popularity of the militaryism of those times. As his early successes were marked to a degree, young men flocked to him from alll parts of the kingdom. May we suppose that he, the first of our known ancestors, was thus induced to leave the north and enter the military service under the young king which we may reasonably infer was to his liking or that looking to the more populous and enterprising south ho had a desire to locate in the vicinity of London and identify himself with the prosperity of the lower const towns. If as we may suppose he was a soldier of fortune and fought either with the White or Red Rose and passed unscathed until the memorable battle of Bosworth Field 1485 closing the long civil war he was certainly entitled to that honorable distinction. Or shall we look to the sentimentality of his nature. Was it the fair Alice, daughter and heir of William Temple, who beguiled him with her smiles and whom he married at Temple Court in Broad Windsor County Dorset and by whom ho acquired the estate at North Bowood. At any rate there seems to have been then as now a divinity that shapes our ends. We see how this immigration to the South whether from the stern necessities of war or for other reasons ultimately brought him and his descendants into relations with the Puritans which in 1630 under Gov John Winthrop were to enact so prominent a part in the settlement and civilization of New England. Sixty eight years later the record is made during the reign of Henry VIII 1533 that John Gollop died. His wife was Joan Collins of Nailscroft County Dorset and there is no reasonable doubt that he was the son of the John Gallop first named. He was succeeded by his son Thomas Gollop who died April 8 1610 in the reign of King James I. He seems to have inherited landed estates so large that he was in minority under legal guardianship. He married Agnes Watkins of Holwell County Dorset. This alliance was productive of six children all sons the third or fourth (accounts vary) was John who married Miss Crabbe. The only child mentioned by this marriage is John Gollop of Mostern who to America in 1630 on ship Mary and John.  Thus we have 1 John first record 1465. 2 John died 1533. 3 Thomas died 1610. 4 John father of John of Mostern. 5 John who came to America born about about 1590. This John, in 1630, was the father of four children John, Joan, Samuel and Nathaniel. These were born in England. His wife's name was Christovell. What a delight it would be to know more of her name & history. But that she was a woman of strong character, conservative in action, benevolent in judgment and a companion meet for the pioneer and a wise mother we have every reason to believe. Before passing to an account of John Gollop who came to New England it will be interesting to state that the Gollop family is perpetuated ini Dorset England and the valuable estate Strode Manor at Netherby is held by the family. This family is mentioned in some instances as ancient and as coming originally from the West of England. It is an occasion of pride for us lo note that the Gollopas are mentioned under various headings as barristers, authors, school teachers, priests, coroners, aldermen, captains, etc. By this we judge that they have filled well parts in the social ,business, political, and religious activities of life in England as in America. The family has an official coat of arms copies of which are extant in this country. The longevity of this family is noticeable as records of deaths occur in the nineties well up to the hundred mark. The Gallup Genealogy contains very much interesting matter on history and present condition of the Gallops in England.
THE GOLLOP8 IN NEW ENGLAND CAPTAIN. JOHN GOLLOP THE PIONEER. The Pilgrims of the Mayflower Lad been well settled and the colony well established at Plymouth Rock from seven to nine years before the Massachusetts Bay Colony, to be ultimately led by John Winthrop from Plymouth to Boston Bay, fully materialized in England. Social political and religious considerations were the moving causes which led the Rev John White to organize and later John Winthrop to embark in the enterprise. At first the thought of relief for a distressed remnant which had settled at Salem in 1623 eventuated in a great colony which located in and about Boston and later permeated New England. Of the eleven ships comprising the company the Mary and John was the first to sail March 23 1030. She had on board one hundred aud forty persons, one of whom was John Gollop and probably his brother Humphrey. This part of the colony is mentioned as the West County Contingent. The Mary and John arrived safely at Dorchester May 30th. The remainder of the fleet, ten or eleven ships, one of which was the Mayflower of the Pilgrims having on board a total from seven to eight hundred people arrived at and about Salem June 12th. They were greatly exhilarated by the pleasing prospects of the new country to which they had come and the delightful climate, little knowing the privations, sufferings, and deaths in store for the following winter which nearly destroyed the colonists. In the light of history it may be truly said that our ancestor was greatly honored to have been enumerated in so distinguished a company as that which came to this country under the guidance of one who proved himself to be so great and good as John Winthrop, Governor of Massachusetts Colony for eighteen years, and who had more influence probably than any other man in forming the political institutions of the Northern States of America.
That he was a soldier in the army of Lord Fairfax and fought in the Nederlands in company with Major John Muson and was in a military school in Holland with him has been gathered from researches made by the late Mr Henry T Gallop who gives Boston records as his authority.. In his genealogical dictionary Vol II Savage mentions Humphrey Gallop Dorchester 1630 who probably come in the ship Mary and John. His wife was Ann. They had a son Joseph who was in Tanner's Company King Philip's War. This record leaves the writer to believe that this Humphrey was a brother of John of Moslem and that they came to this country together as they were both residents of Dorchester 1630. 
Our ancestor was at first a resident of Dorchester so named for Dorchester England. Here he resided for a while and evidently with his long time friend Captain John Mason procured or built a shallop and became a trader coast navigator and pilot. He was frequently called to Boston by Gov Winthrop who appreciated his valuable services maritime and naval and he soon took up his abode there In connection with Captain John Mason he was commissioned by the General Court to pursue and capture at will a piratical vessel commanded by the notorious Dixie Bull which had infested the coast and although unsuccessful the pirate was driven off to England. Not until 1633 did the wife and four children arrive in this country. It is believed they came in the ship Griffin Sept 4 1633 with about 200 passengers among whom were Rev John Cotton, Rev. Thomas Hooker, Elder Thomas Leverelt and many persons who were or became notable in history. There is evidence that the pioneer became impatient for his wife and family to join him in the New World. Their coming was hastened or brought about by the kind offices of Gov Winthrop who wrote to Rev John White to whom reference has already been made to induce the wife to come and join her husband's fortunes, The arrival of the Griffin in Boston was an occasion of great public rejoicing. The surviving colonists having passed through their most severe trials and hardships were hopeful for the future. No doubt our greatest grandmother Christovell on her arrival with her four children gave new courage to her husband who devoted himself with more contentment to his pursuits on land and sea. The family being again united they both became members of the First Church the Old South in Boston. He became a landholder owning laud in the town and an island of sixteen acres in Boston Bay which still bears his name. He also owned "Mix's Mate" or Monumental Island as sometimes called where he pastured his sheep. The record reads "The said John Gollop has granted unto him and his heirs forever twelve acres if the island be so much."  Perhaps the most notable and interesting episode if It may be so called in the life of the sturdy Captain was his successful encounter with a boat load of Indiana whom he captured and destroyed off Block Island. They had murdered John Oldman, a man of ability, but an outlaw from Plymouth, and were having a hilarious time in his boat when they were overtaken by Captain Gollop and after a brief encounter were captured. This has been called the first naval battle on the Atlantic coast a full account of which may be found in a book called, The Blue Jackets of 76. The battle is illustrated by a fair wood cut and though the artist evidently drew on his imagination it is interesting to view even a shadow of the redoubtable Cnptnin at the moment of complete victory over the Indians. He was accompanied by his two sons and a hired man. This battle, for so it may be called, gave the Captain a colonial and later a national reputation and more than anything else made him famous. It is fully described also in Drake's History of Boston New England Historical and Genealogical Register and Captain John D Gallop, Genealogy of the Gallup Family, also in the History of New London. This incident and what is revealed of the purpose of the Indians was the beginning of the great Pequot War. After a brief visit with Lieutenant Lion Gardiner at Saybrook Fort, Captain Gollop proceeded to Boston with the only Indian he had spared alive from Oldham's vessel and gave up his captive to the authorities. We hear of him again in New London in 1637 on the occasion of the united campaign of Mason and Stoughton against the Pequots. There is no doubt that he was active in the campaign but whether be came with his shallop or with the land forces is not clearly known. Probably with his shallop bringing supplies for the one hundred and twenty Massachusetts troops as he had previously done for Roger Williams at Providence. It was at the close of the subjugation of the Pequots east of the Thames that he received and executed the dreadful commission to dispose of about thirty captive Indians which he did by drowning them at the mouth of the Thames. (Hubbard's History of Indian Wars.) And so it comes to pass that as Mason at Mystic had destroyed the savages so had Gollop at New London. But they verily thought that they were doing the Lord's will in the discharge of their official duties and who shall say they were not. At the bi centennial in Norwich in 1850, the Hon John A Stockwell MC who delivered the oration of the day in referring to this history said All the descendants of Captain John Gollop have reason to be proud of their ancestor. His sons and grandsons seem to have inherited his warlike spirit and enterprise as history abundantly shows. The eldest son John of whom we shall have more to say removed to Stonington Conn. Samuel lived in Boston, was a sea captain, and was chosen a lieutenant in Sir William Phipps expedition to Canada Nov 19 1690. (Plymouth Records Vol 0 Part 2 page 113) The expedition was disastrous and all were lost. The daughter Joan lived and died in Boston also the youngest son Nathaniel. The Boston records of marriages births and deaths from 1680 to 1700 show four marriages, thirteen births, and four deaths in the Gollop families. We must now part company with Captain and his beloved Christovell. They both died in Boston. He in 1649. An inventory of his estate was made Dec 20 1649. She died July 27 1655. An inventory of her estate was made Oct 31 1655. Their wills are published in the Gallup Genealogy nnd are very interesting reading. The place of burial of these worthies we shall never know. It is however more than probable that they were buried in Boston where they lived and died in King's Chapel yard on Tremont street as this was the only burying ground then in use. There they sleep with the beginners of New England and the more we consider their spirit and fortunes the more we revere their memory.

A Genealogical and heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain: JOHN GOLLOP, the founder of this house, was according to some memoirs preserved in the family a soldier of fortune from either Denmark or Sweden who flourished in the reigns of RICHARD II and HENRY IV; but other and more probable accounts coinciding with the visitation of 1623 state that he lived in 1465 and came from the north. He m Alice daughter and heir of William or Peter Temple of Templecombe in Broad Windsor and acquired that estate with the lands of North Bowood. The next upon record: JOHN GOLLOP of North Bowood  and Temple living temp. HENRY VIII, wedded Joan daughter of Collins of Nailscroft the county of Dorset and was s at decease by his son, THOMAS GOLLOP who in minority placed under the guardianship of Sir Strangeways being then possessed of Strode North Bowood and Temple. He m Agnes daughter of Humphrey Watkins of Holwel in Somersetshire and had issue; 1 GILES fellow of New College Oxford who not conforming to change of religion in Queen ELIZABETH'S time resigned his fellowship and travelling through to Rome died there, 2 Humphrey who d.s.p., 3 THOMAS of whom presently, 4 John father of John of Morteme, 6 George of Southhampton, 6 Richard. He d in 1610 having made nearly an equal division of his estates (Strode, Bowood etc.) amongst his sons. The third of whom, THOMAS GOLLOP esq of Strode etc, wedded Frances daughter of George Poulet esq of Holberne in the county of Dorset and granddaughter of Lord Thomas Poulet (son of William the 1st Marquess of Winchester) and dying in 1623 was s by eldest son THOMAS GOLLOP esq of North Bowood and Strode barrister at law. This gentleman m Martha daughter of Ralph Ironside esq of Longbridge by Jane Gilbert, only sister of Gilbert bishop of Bristol, and dying in 1663 was s by his son, THOMAS GOLLOP esq of North Bowood and Strode in 1617. This gentlemanwas educated at Wadham College and the Middle Temple. He was coroner the county of Dorset and served the office of sheriff in the 27th CHARLES II when he was attended by his ten sons as javelin men headed by their uncle. The deficiency of the usual number being remarked by judge the explanation of the persons composed the train was given and an excuse made upon the plea of so large family. ........

New England families, genealogical and memorial: a record of the ..., Volume 3 edited by William Richard Cutter: The surname Gallup, also spelled Gollop, is said to be derived from the German words Gott and Lobe (God and Praise) in the same way as the surname Godfrey is derived from Gott and Freude God ,nd Peace. The name is also spelled Kollop, Golloppe, Golop, etc. There is a very ancient tradition in Lorraine where there is a family of that name that one of their number went to western Europe as a follower of William Duke of Normandy and never returned. In the American family of Gallup there is also a tradition that the founder of the English branch came from France to England at the time of the Conquest. The coat of arms of the English family from which the America immigrant descended is Gules on a bend or a lion passant guardant sable Crest A demi lion harry or and sable holding in his dexter paw a broken arrow gules. Motto lie bolde Be wyse .The following pedigree in England of John Gollup immigrant ancestor is taken from the vizitation of Dorset 1623. I John Gollop came out of the north in the fifth year of the reign of Edward IV in 1465. He married Alice daughter and heir of William Temple of county Dorset where he also lived. II John 2 of North Bowood and Temple county Dorset son of John 1 Gollop died in 1533 in the twenty fifth year of the reign of Henry VIII. He married Joan Collins of Snails Croft county Dorset. III Thomas of North Bowood, son and heir of John 2 Gollop, died April 8 1610 in the reign of James I. He married Agneta daughter of Humphrey Watkins of Holwell county Dorset. Children Egedins went to Rome and became a priest, Humphrey died without issue, John mentioned below, Thomas heir of North Bowood and Strode died December 1622. IV John 3 Gallup son of Thomas Gollop married ___ Crabbe. V John 4, son of John 3 Gallup, immigrant ancestor, was born in England in 1590 as he was forty three years old at the time of the visitation of Dorset England in 1633. The family from which he descended has descendants who still occupy the estate at Strode. He sailed from Plymouth England March 20 1630 in the ship Mary and John arriving at Nantasket May 30 following. His wife and children came over in 1633. He came from the parish of Mosterne county Dorset England. He went first to Dorchester Massachusetts but was soon living in Boston. An extract from a letter written by Governor Winthrop to Rev John White of England says, "I have much difficultye to keepe John Gallup here by reason his wife will not come. I marvayle at the woman's weaknesse. I pray persuade 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 for so he desired. It would be about 40 pounds losse to him to come for her." This was dated July 4 1632. John Gallup was admitted to the First Church January 6 1634 and made a freeman in April of the same year. He was one of the earliest grantees of land at the northerly part of the town where he had a wharf right and a house. The place was known as Gallup's Point. He owned Gallup's Island where he had a farm with a meadow on Long Island a sheep pasture on Nix Mate and a house in Boston. He was a skillful mariner well acquainted with the harbor around Boston and in the habit of making frequent trading expeditions along the coast in his own vessels. One of these expeditions was made memorable as being the first naval encounter in this country when he found the murderers of his friend John Oldham in July 1636. The following is an account given in a deposition by his son John to Governor Winthrop. That his father John Gallup and another of his brethren, a lusty young man also and a strong stout fellow who was his father's servant, sayelinge to wards Block Island to trade thereabouts not knowing of any mischief done by those Indians. As they drew neere to the Island they espied a vessel making off from the shore but by They'r contrary handling of They'r sails they supposed they were Indians which had taken some English vessel and made towards them and then perceiving it to be so shot at them three or four vollies as they sometimes came neare the villains and then cleared off again to make ready and so after a third or fourth charge upon the Indians all those Indians got into the hold but old John Gallop coming with his vessell close by the other side espied a skein hang down and resolved to hale down that and take it with them to catch Basse withal and then perceived a dead body under it with the head cut off he got up into the vessel bidding his two sons follow him and stand by him with their guns ready charged which they did and he taking the bloddy head and washing it knew it to be Mr Oldham's and said, "Ah Brother Oldham is it thee. I am resolved to avenge thy blood and taking his dagger to the scuttle hole in which the Indians were guoyd, as thick as they could stud head by head and he jobd his dagger very often with all his strength upon them and then lasht that vessel to his vessel hoping to tow them along with them. Upon which one Indian first got out and begg'd quarter for his life and he could tell how many were in the hold and who they were and what they had done, they granted him that quarter and took and bound him and put him down into they'r hold presently after another a very proper fellow got out and got to them and desired like quarter for himself but they considering if they spared and bound him also in they'r hold they might in the night unbind each other and do them mischief being but four persons and much tyred whereupon without further debate they chopt off his head and heaved his carcass overboard upon which the other Indian confessed to them that he was they's sachem whom they had killed and that it was he who stirred the Block Islanders to take that English vessel and cramb kill the men in it. Now the wind waxing higher and contrary, they could not tow the other vessel and farther cut they'r rope and let her drive and hasted to Saybrook fort with the captive Indian to give them full information what sort of Indians they were who mirthered the English whereupon that just war was commenced against the bloody Pequots and they'r associates." After the settlement of Rhode Island and Connecticut his vessel was about the only method of communication between the two colonies and once when he was delayed in his trip Roger Williams wrote to Governor Winthrop, "God be praised John Gallop has arrived. He achieved great distinction by piloting the ship Griffin in 1633 through a new channel when Rev John Cotton, Rev Thomas Hooker, Rev Mr Stone, and other notables were aboard among her two hundred passengers. It is supposed that his wife and children were on board also. He died in Boston January II 1650. His will was dated December 20 1649. He married in England Christobel who died in Boston September 27 1655. She was admitted to the First Church June 22 1634. Her will was dated July 24 1655. Children John mentioned below, Joan married 1637 Thomas Joy, Samuel married November 20 1650 Mary Philips, Nathaniel married April 11 1652 Margaret Eveley. VI Captain John 5 son of John 4 Gallup was born in England and came to this country in 1633. He was with his father in the engagement off Block Island and afterwards engaged in the Pequot war. The general court of Connecticut granted him a hundred acres of land for his services in that war. He settled in New London Connecticut in 1650 51. On February 9 1652 53 he received three hundred acres of land on the Mystic river in consideration of his father's military services and in the next year one hundred and fifty acres more about which there had been some disagreement. In 1654 he moved with his family to the east side of the Mystic river now Stonington and was one of the early settlers of that town. He was deputy to the general court in 1665 67. He was also an Indian interpreter. Although he was over sixty years old when King Philip's war broke out, he joined with Captain John Mason of Norwich at the head of the Mohegans. These troops were engaged in the Swamp fight at Narragansett December 19 1675. He was one of the six captains who were killed in this fight. He 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.

Founders and Patriots of America Index: Gallup, John (....-Jan 11, 1650) m. ...Christobal .... MASS XVIII, 133. John, (...-Dec 19, 1675) m. 1643 Hannah Lake CONN XXVI, 55; XXX, 43

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