Benadam Gallop (1716 - 1800)

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Birthplace: Groton, New London, CT
Death: Died in Groton, New London Co., CT
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About Benadam Gallop

He w^as deputy to the general court from Groton, Oct., 1753 {Conn. Col. Rec., 10: 196). He acquired the title of colonel in the old French wars. In Feb., 1757, the Connecticut general assembly resolved to raise 1400 men for the next campaign. They were to form one regiment of fourteen companies and act in conjunction with the regular troops under the command of the earl of Loudoun. Col. Phineas Lyman was given command of the regiment. The 12th company was mostly from Groton and Preston, and was under the command of Capt. Benadam Gallop, of Groton. Many of his men had served before and were to serve again. Serg't Elias Avery (No. 197) and Serg't Charles Avery (No. 250) were in this company. Robert Niles (No. 298) was his clerk. The time of service was from Feb. to Dec. {Collections of the Conn. Hist. Soc, 9:166, 190).

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Benadam Gallop's Timeline

October 26, 1716
Groton, New London, CT
August 11, 1740
Age 23
Groton, New London Co., CT
June 29, 1741
Age 24
Groton, New London, CT
December 22, 1742
Age 26
Stonington, New London, CT
November 4, 1744
Age 28
Groton, New London, CT
December 9, 1746
Age 30
May 1, 1749
Age 32
Groton, New London, CT
February 2, 1750
Age 33
Groton, New London Co., CT
January 13, 1753
Age 36
Groton, New London, CT
January 13, 1755
Age 38
Groton, New London, CT