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Joan Joy (Gallop)

Nicknames: "winthrop;"
Birthplace: Mosterton, Dorset, England
Death: Died in Hingham, MA, USA
Place of Burial: Old Ship Church Cemetery, Hingham, Plymouth, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Gallup, Jr.; John Gallop; Christobell Crabbe Brushett and Christobal Gallop
Wife of Thomas Joy and Thomas Joy
Mother of Joseph Joy; Samuel Joy, Sr; Sarah Joy; Ensign Joseph Joy, I; Benjamin Joy and 12 others
Sister of John Gallop; William Gallop; Samuel Gallop; Nathaniel Gallop; Elizabeth Stephens and 5 others

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About Joan Joy

Joan Gallop was born on 20 September 1618 at Bridport, Dorset, England. [1] Joan Gallop died on 20 March 1690/91 at Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, at age 72.

Parents: daughter of John Gallop and Christobel Brushett.

Joan Gallop immigrated on 4 September 1633; ship 'Griffin.'


  1. Thomas Joy , Jr, son of Thomas Joy and Frances Paulett.

Child of Joan Gallop and Thomas Joy , Jr

  1. Ruth Joy+ b. 28 Feb 1657, d. 17 Apr 1727


Joan Gallop came to Massachusetts with her mother Christobel, and brothers John, William, Nathaniel and Samuel on the ship Griffin on September 4, 1633, she was about 15 years old when she arrived. On April 29, 1679 Joan (who's name appears on the inventory as Jone Joy) made oath to the truth of her deceased husbands (Thomas Joy) inventory 'being so far as shee at present knows and that when shee knows of more she will cause it to be added'.



Gallop Genealogies, by Gallup and Peck Thomas Joy & His Descendants, compiled by James Richard Joy.


  1. [S8] R. C. Anderson, The Great Migration Begins.
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Joan Joy's Timeline

September 20, 1618
Mosterton, Dorset, England
September 20, 1618
September 20, 1618
Bridport, Dorset, England
September 20, 1618
Saint Mary's, Bridport, Dorsetshire, England
September 20, 1618
Bridport, Dorset, England
August 4, 1622
Age 3
July 27, 1625
Age 6
Brideport, Dorset, England
August 16, 1629
Age 10
March 1637
Age 18
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
July 30, 1638
Age 19
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States