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Elizabeth (Gallup) Stephens (abt. 1661 - aft. 1736)

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Elizabeth Stephens formerly Gallup aka Gallop, Stevens
Born about in Stonington, New London, Connecticutmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1676 in Stonington, New London, Connecticutmap
Wife of — married 1678 in Stonington CTmap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Stonington, New London County, Connecticutmap [uncertain]
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Biography

Note: Henry STEVENS - b. about 1644, Little Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England;[1] d. 1726, Stonington, New London Co., CT. Will proved at New London, CT in Aug. 1726. Son of Nicholas STEVENS and Elizabeth STORKEY.[2] Henry arrived in America about 1660, and was at Swansea when King Philip's War began. He received a land grant for his service as a soldier in the war. Henry became one of the incorporators of Stonington in 1716, owning land at Stonington, Plainfield and Voluntown and serving in the colonial legislature for eight years. The following letter was written by Henry to Thomas STANTON, Jr. during King Phillips War (Mas. Hist. Col. 3rd Series, Vol. 10, p. 117):

Sar -
Thes are to giv you notis of ye News. I say you with the rest of my Nebors and frinds that 12 housis of Swanse are borened and one of them was a garison house and sivers men killed. Saiconke also is boroned or a good part of it and men killed by Nepmick indian - hear on house robed as we supos and the last night another hous brooken up and another borened on Neare Mr. Smeths and intend to have two heads from Skiamacott. The pepal heare are gon and going towaords Island. i wish and desier you take car of your silve. I have hired the barer. i hear filip is bound for Mohigin. I am in hast for fear of ye messenger.Jun 29 '75 My man is gon toward Island.
Yours ye tHenery Stephens
Elizabeth GALLUP - b. Mar. 8, 1662/3, Stonington, New London Co., CT; d. 1726, Westerly, Washington Co., RI.[3] Daughter of Capt. John GALLOP and Hannah LAKE

Elizabeth apparently was still living on October 8, 1736, when she deeded land to her son, Henry Jr. [4]

Thomas - b. Dec. 14, 1678, Stonington, New London Co., CT ; d. Sep. 7, 1750, Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT. He was married first on May 26, 1702 in Plainfield, Windham Co., CT to Mary HALL (b. Jun. 1, 1677, Concord, Litchfield Co., CT; d. May 30, 1719, Plainfield, Windham Co., CT), daughter of Stephen HALL and Ruth DAVIS. Thomas was married second on Mar. 14, 1719/20 in Plainfield, Windham Co., CT to Abigail WYNNE (b. about1676; d. Jan. 10, 1770, Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT). Children of Thomas and Mary STEVENS: Thomas married Elizabeth WYNN; Phineas (settled in Onslow Co., NC); Capt. Uriah married his first cousin Sarah STEVENS (daughter of Richard STEVENS and Sarah HARKER); Andrew married Esther STAFFORD; Benjamin married Elizabeth; Samuel married Anne SEGAR; and Zebulon married first Miriam FELLOWS, and second his first cousin Thankful STEVENS (daughter of Henry STEVENS and Elizabeth FELLOWS, and widow of James PARTRIDGE). Son of Thomas and Abigail STEVENS: Jesse died young. Richard - b. Jan. 25, 1678/9, Stonington, New London Co., CT; d. 1732, Stonington, New London Co., CT. Henry - b. Nov. 20, 1681, Stonington, New London Co., CT; d. 1726, Plainfield, Windham Co., CT. He was married on Mar 2, 1707/8 in Plainfield, Windham Co., CT to Elizabeth FELLOWS (b. Sep. 14, 1685, Ipswich, Essex Co., MA), daughter of Ephraim FELLOWS and Anna. Children of Henry and Elizabeth STEVENS: Henry married first Elizabeth JONES, and second Sarah BABCOCK; Simeon married Mercy COATES; Mary married John MEEKS; Jedidiah married Mary RATHBONE; Lucy married Ephraim SMITH; Elizabeth married first Joseph PALMER, and second William STEWART; and Thankful married first James PARTRIDGE, and second her first cousin Zebulon STEVENS (son of Thomas STEVENS and Mary HALL). Elizabeth - bap. Feb 18, 1693. She married Henry ELIOTT. Children of Elizabeth and Henry ELLIOTT: Henry; Jabez; and Hopestill married Joseph WILLIAMS. Lucy - b. about 1685, Stonington, New London Co., CT; bap. Apr 22, 1694, Stonington, New London Co., CT.
Note: Ancestry
Source: William R. Randall
25 Oct 2003

Born Stonington CT. [5]

Died AFT 8 OCT 1736. [6]

Marriage BEF 1678. Stonington CT. [7]

Sources

  1. Is there any solid evidence for his birth?
  2. Is there any solid evidence for his parentage?
  3. Cannot find a source supporting her death in 1726 or a death location in Westerly
  4. Stevens, p. 23
  5. Source: #S012141 23
  6. Source: #S010849 Ancestor Chart in folder marked Ancestor Charts
  7. Source: #S009870 707
  • Source S-2024265501 Richard Anson Wheeler. History of Stonington, Connecticut, 1649 - 1900. New London, CT, Press of The Day Publishing Company, 1900.
  • Source S-2024265406 John D. Gallup. Genealogical History of the Gallup Family of the United States. Hartford Printing Co. Hartford CT. 1893
Source S-1760367276
Repository: #R-1958205582
  • Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900. Yates Publishing. Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases.
  • Stevens, Plowdon. Stephens-Stevens Genealogy, Lineage from Henry Stephens, Or Stevens of Stonington, Connecticut, 1668. Frank Allaben Genealogical Company, 1909. Also cited as Source: S012141
  • Source S32 Repository: #REPO6. Ancestral File (TM). The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. June 1998 (c), data as of 5 JAN 1998.
  • Source: S-1448639994 Repository: #R-2139299713. Source: S-766946652 Repository: #R-1196467125. Ancestry Family Trees. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=21174920&pid=1109
  • Repository: R-2139299713
  • Repository R-1958205582 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com
  • Repository: R-1196467125 Name: Ancestry.com
  • Repository REPO6 Name: Family History Library Address: 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150 USA
  • M&S Rare Books lists for sale (as of November 17, 2014) a Connecticut legal document dated February 18, 1730/31 (i.e., February 18, 1731) wherein Elizabeth Stephens of Stonington granted power of attorney to Benadam Gallup of Groton, authorizing him to negotiate any claims that might arise against her lands in Voluntown (Windham County, Connecticut). Elizabeth Stephens signed with her mark (and there is a wax seal at her signature), and Henry Stevens and "Ghin...us (?)" Stevens witnessed the document. Given the dates, the Benadam Gallup who was granted power of attorney would have been the one born in 1693 -- the only Benadam Gallup who was an adult in 1731. Elizabeth Stephens was presumably Elizabeth Gallup Stephens (her daughter Elizabeth would have been married by 1731) and the Henry Stevens who witnessed the document can be presumed to be her son Henry Jr., who was both living and an adult in 1731. The garbled name of the other witness might possibly be the name of Elizabeth's grandson Phineas Stephens.
  • Source: S010849 Parsons, Gerald J., F.A.S.G. Repository: Call Number: Media: Letter


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On 12 Jun 2019 at 12:34 GMT Doug Hendy wrote:

Gallup-62 and Gallup-620 appear to represent the same person because: Parents, husband, and some siblings and children match




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