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Betsey Shipley Gallup

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Description Albumen copy print of an earlier daguerreotype on cardstock of Betsey Shipley Gallup.
Year Range from 1846
Year range to 1851
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper
Notes Albumen print on cardstock, half seated view of Betsey Shipley Gallup, mother of Sophia Gallup Stanley. She is wearing a dark colored dress with white day cap. This is a circa 1865 copy of an earlier daguerreotype. Betsey Shipley was born September 26, 1785 in Hollis, New Hampshire, the daughter of Abel Shipley. She married Chester Patterson Gallup in 1808. The couple lived in Broome County and Monroe County, New York, where most of their children were born: Sophia (wife of Webster Stanley; John (born Broome County, New York); Shipley Amos; Henry A.; Jane (married David Evans); and Sally (Mrs. Edward Starr). The family moved to Medina, Ohio in 1828 and later were the second family to settle in what is now Oshkosh, Wisconsin in 1836. The Gallups purchased 170 acres of land from the US along the Fox River where it flows into Lake Winnebago. They built the second cabin in what is now Oshkosh. Chester died in 1849 in Oshkosh. She died in 1856 and is burried in Riverside Cemetery.
Object ID P2003.28.6
Object Name Print, Albumen
People Gallup, Betsey Shipley
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 6" x 8"
Subjects Pioneers
Firsts
Portrait photographs
Female
Title Betsey Shipley Gallup
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