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Benadam Gallup

Also Known As: "Benadam", "Adam", "Ben Adam"
Birthplace: Stonington, New London County, Connecticut
Death: August 02, 1727 (71)
New London, New London, Connecticut
Place of Burial: White Hall Graveyard Mystic New London County Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. John V. Gallup, III and Hannah Gallup
Husband of Esther Gallup
Father of Charles Gallup; Hannah Wheeler; Hester Stanton; Mary Gallup; Thomas Gallup and 5 others
Brother of Hannah Gifford; John Gallup; Esther Hodges; Lt. William Gallup; Samuel Gallup and 6 others

Occupation: Farmer, Selectman
Managed by: Private User
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About Benadam Gallup

HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF STONINGTON, County of New London, Connecticut, from its first settlement in 1649 to 1900, by Richard Anson Wheeler, New London, CT, 1900, p. 383, 384


Birth: Dec., 1655 Stonington New London County Connecticut, USA

Death: Aug. 2, 1727 New London County Connecticut, USA

  • Son of Captain John Gallup and his wife Hannah Ann Lake. He married Esther Prentice 1682. Both he and wife Esther were members of the Congregational Church in Stonington.
  • Children of Benadam and wife Esther:

1. Hannah Gallup, who married William Wheeler

2. Esther Gallup who married Joseph Stanton

3. Mercy Gallup, who married William Denison Jr.

4. Lieutenant Benadam Gallup, who married Eunice Cobb

5. Captain Joseph Gallup, who married Eunice Williams

6. Margaret Gallup, who married Nathaniel Gallup

7. Lucy Gallup, who married George Denison


Here lies y body of Benadam Gallup died Augu?, y 2 1727 in y 72 year of his age


@R300859407@ Ancestry Family Trees Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.


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Category: Stonington_Connecticut-Study Category: Stonington, Connecticut Category: White Hall Graveyard, Mystic, Connecticut


Benadam Gallup son of John Gallup and Hannah Lake was born at Stonington in 1655. He married Hester Prentiss, daughter of John and Hester Prentiss, and granddaughter of Valentine and Alice Prentiss of New London, Conn. He and his nephew, John Gallup, who married Elizabeth Wheeler, lived on the eastern part of his father's land grants, known as thePe-quot-se-pos Valley. They jointly built and occupied the dwelling house, where anold chimney thereof now stands (1899) which with their lands, is now mainly owned by the heirs-at-law of Hiram W. Wheeler and Lodowick Wilcox. He served in the colonial wars. They both united with the First Congregational Church of Stonington. He died Aug. 2, 1727; his wife died May 17, 1751.<ref> Richard Anson Wheeler. History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut, From Its First Settlement in1649 to 1900. New London, CT: Press of the Day Publishing Co., Jan. 1900. A Google e-book R. A. Wheeler - Stonington, Page: 382-4</ref> He was buried at White Hall Graveyard, Mystic. In addition to the inscription: "Here lies y body of Benadam Gallup died August y 2nd 1727 in y 72 yearof his age", his Memorial has a photo, and links to those of his parents, his wife and all seven of their children. Here is another Headstone photo.


<references />* Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Author: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: TheGenerations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - White, Lorraine Cook,ed. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.Barbour Death Repository: #R-1958205582

  • American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) Author: Godfrey Memorial Library, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.Original data - Godfrey MemorialLibrary. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library.AGBI
  • New England Marriages Prior to 1700, by Clarence Almon Torrey (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011). Vol. I, p. 595. GALLUP, Adam/Benadam (1655-1727) & Esther/Hesther PRENTICE (1660-1751); by 1683; Stonington, CT/New London, CT.
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Benadam Gallup's Timeline

December 1655
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut
May 22, 1683
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony
November 1, 1685
New London, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
August 16, 1690
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
April 18, 1693
Groton, New London County, Connecticut