|1709 Map by John Lawson|
|North of Albemarle Sound - Moseley's 1733 Map|
John, born about 1698, and his sister Penelope, born about 1695, were the children of John Galland (abt. 1677-1704) and Penelope Belchier (abt. 1677-1716).
In 1705, after the death of John and Penelope’s father, their mother Penelope Belchier Galland married Charles Eden, who became the second governor of colonial Carolina in 1713.