John Gallup (c.1681 - 1755) MP

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Birthplace: Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Occupation: Captain
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About John Gallup

Military service: Served as Captain in first Connecticut Company, 1726

Occupation: Selectman

Religion: Presbyterian

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He removed to Voluntown about 1710, and was one of the early settlers of that town, taking up a large tract of land there, which remains in the Gallup family to this time, 1891. [History of Windham County]. At the first town meeting held June 20, 1721, he was chosen one of the Selectmen. His name is mentioned in all important transactions of the town. He was active in securing religious privileges for the early settlers, giving three acres of land as a site for a meeting house and burial ground, and was one of a committee to build a house of worship. He was chosen one of the ruling elders of the first church formed in the town, which was Presbyterian. He was chosen captain of the first military company organized

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John Gallup's Timeline

1681
1681
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1709
1709
Age 28
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1710
September 2, 1710
Age 29
1712
February 24, 1712
Age 31
Voluntown, New London Co., CT, USA
1714
April 9, 1714
Age 33
Voluntown, New London, Connecticut
1719
January 29, 1719
Age 38
Voluntown (New London) Connecticut
1721
March 22, 1721
Age 40
Voluntown, New London, Connecticut
1724
June 9, 1724
Age 43
June 9, 1724
Age 43
Voluntown, New London, CT, USA
1724
Age 43