Henry B Gallup
1827 - 1870
N.B. This places the bedstead company on the same block as the early St. Bernard’s church
04 28 ELECTED OFFICER, ST. PAUL’S CHURCH
At the annual parish meeting of St. Paul’s Church the following gentlemen were elected officers. Wardens: Daniel Jones, A. Medberry, Jr. Vestrymen: A. L. Pritchard, W. H. Clark, Theodore Prentiss, R. S. Little, P. V. Brown, H. B. Gallup, W. F. Logan, W. B. Folds. Bishop Kemper officiated last Sabbath and confirmed fifteen persons, including two in private. WD
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Gallup & Wood
11 03 NEW MANUFACTURING ESTABLISHMENT
Messrs. Gallup & Wood have an extensive establishment in the Third ward of this city for the manufacture of various articles. It is run by steam, having an engine of some 20 horsepower. Between fifteen and twenty mechanics and laborers are employed by the firm, making “bedsteads, cribs and (we took the man’s word for it) money!” Manufacturing, the other one said, “most everything, save nutmegs.”
A look at, in and about the premises of this enterprising firm shows conclusively that their business must be large, and if industry be a criterion to judge from, successful. “Charley” tends to the shop and machinery, while Mr. Gallop attends to outside matters, outdoor concerns, financial and otherwise.
These gentlemen are now manufacturing a new, neat and superior bedstead, which has cost them much labor to get into proper style and proportions, being so constructed as to avoid all the tedious trials in putting up and taking down belonging to those of an older origin. Many other things are originated and made at this establishment and it pays, even though one does not wish to purchase, to stroll through the premises.
Here you can see puzzling and complicated machinery working in perfection, turning out articles of use furnished [finished] to hand from the raw material. The ware room will compare favorably with any in this or our neighboring cities, while the courtesy and accommodating spirit of the firm secures all attention to their many patrons. WD
08 14 PATENT FOR DRYING HOUSE
05 15 DEATH OF HENRY GALLUP
Gallup, Henry B., b. Jun 27, 1827, d. May 16, 1870
Fox Lake paper, 05 27 1870
In the city of Watertown, at his residence in the 3d ward, on Monday morning the 16th of May, 1870, Henry B. Gallup, in the 43d year of his age.
The deceased was the only son of Mr. G. Gallup, of this place [Fox Lake].
The Watertown Democrat gives the following Obituary:
Long a resident here - during a number of years actively engaged in business pursuits - well known and universally esteemed - the death of Mr. Gallup, though not unexpected, causes a vacancy which will be as generally as sincerely regretted. For some time his health has been gradually failing, but he struggled resolutely against the steady advances of the malady destined to terminate his life, until all hope of recovery was mingled with despair, and he was compelled to surrender himself a victim to a disease for which there could be found no remedy this side of the grave in which his body was tenderly and sorrowfully laid on yesterday, amidst the tears and sadness of many relatives and friends.
He was one of the leading members of the firm of Wait, Gallup & Co., and while connected with it he displayed much of the enterprise and sagacity which have rendered so prosperous and successful that important manufacturing establishment. An intelligent and upright citizen, firm and clear in his religious views, he was a zealous and consistent member of St. Paul’s (Episcopal) Church, constantly feeling and taking an active and practical interest in whatever concerned his spiritual home. Just, kindly and honorable in the varied relations he sustained to others - the thousand endearing ties of affection and sympathy which bound him strongly, in the fervent maturity of manhood, to the interests and scenes of earth, have all been rudely sundered, when his motives and capacity for continued usefulness and labor seemed to be greatest, and the promises of the future were brightening into reality.
Buried in Oak Hill cemetery:
08 23 MRS. GALLUP'S PRIVATE SCHOOL
The fall term of Mrs. H. Gallup's private school, begins Wednesday, September 6th, 1876. Mrs. Gallup is a teacher of ability and experience, and her efforts in building up a school in our midst, have been marked with success. WR
History of Watertown, Wisconsin