Gallinger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Gallinger family

The surname Gallinger was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.

Important Dates for the Gallinger family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gallinger research. Another 96 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1759 is included under the topic Early Gallinger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gallinger Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gailingere, Gailingen, Geltingen, Geltinger, Galtinger, Gollinger, Gallinger and many more.

Early Notables of the Gallinger family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Gallinger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gallinger migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gallinger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Simon Gallinger, who settled in Philadelphia in 1732
  • Michael Gallinger, who settled in New York in 1759
Gallinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Theobald Gallinger, who arrived in Maryland in 1844 [1]
  • Solomon Gallinger, who landed in Mississippi in 1860 [1]
  • Solomon Gallinger, who arrived in Mississippi in 1860
  • Jacob Gallinger, who arrived in Ohio in 1869 [1]

Gallinger migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gallinger Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. George Gallinger U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 [2]
  • Mr. Heinrich Gallinger U.E., "Henry" who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 he served in the King's Royal Regiment of New York, son of Michael Sr. [2]
  • Mr. Michael Johann Gallinger Sr., U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 he served in the King's Royal Regiment of New York, father to Christian, Heinrich and Michael Jr. [2]
  • Mr. Michael Gallinger Jr., U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 he served in the King's Royal Regiment of New York [2]
  • Mr. Christian Gallinger U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1786 he served in the King's Royal Regiment of New York [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Gallinger (post 1700)

  • Donald Nelson Gallinger (b. 1953), American novelist, perhaps best known for his most recent work, The Master Planets (2008)
  • Jacob Harold Gallinger (1837-1918), American politician, President pro tempore of the U.S. Senate (1912-1913), United States Senator from New Hampshire (1891-1918)
  • Donald Calvin "Gabby" Gallinger (1925-2000), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player from Port Colborne, Ontario who played for the Boston Bruins (1942-1948); he and a teammate were discovered gambling on their own teams and banned for life by the NHL

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
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