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Jacob Gallup, Jr.

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Death: November 11, 1852 (65)
Ledyard, New London, CT, USA
Place of Burial: Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Gallup, Sr. and Rebecca Allyn
Husband of Parthenia Gallup and Sarah Gallup
Father of Infant Gallup; Prudence Bill; Maj. Jacob Lorenzo Gallup; Francina Davis; Calvin Gallup and 2 others
Brother of Lois Allyn; Lucy Allyn and Temperance Gallup
Half brother of Austin Allyn; Alathea Allyn; Edward A. Allyn; Erastus P. Allyn and Frank Allyn

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About Capt. Jacob Gallup Jr.

Capt. Jacob Gallup was born in North Groton, April 24, 1787. He was a carpenter and farmer and prosecuted his callings with great energy and success. He was a Democrat in politics, and as such represented the town of Ledyard in the State Legislature in the years 1844 and 1848. He was married May 24, 1812, to Parthenia Morgan, who was born Sept. 4, 1794. Their children were:

  • A daughter born Feb. 3, 1814, died Feb. 19, 1814.
  • Prudence, born Sept. 27, 1815, married Aug. 4, 1836, John W. Bill, of Lyme.
  • Jacob Lorenzo, born Nov. 27, 1818.
  • Francina, born April 20, 1821, married Oct. 19, 1841, Dudley Davis, of Stonington.
  • Calvin, died July 20, 1821, aged one month.
  • Horace, died May 27, 1828, aged eight months.

Mrs. Parthenia (Morgan) Gallup died in 1828. Capt. Gallup married as a second wife, Mrs. Sarah (Bill) Williams. She bore him one child, viz. : Sarah Ann, born Sept., 1835, died May, 1864. Capt. Gallup died Nov. 11, 1852. His widow, Mrs. Sarah Bill Gallup, died Feb. 24, 1878. Capt Gallup was one of the foremost men in his time. He was a staunch Democrat in his day, and few men were more active in all the offices of life than he.

HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF LEDYARD 1650-1900, by Rev. John Avery, published by Noyes & Davis: Press, Norwich, Connecticut, 1901, p. 195-6

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Capt. Jacob Gallup Jr.'s Timeline

April 24, 1787
Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, United States
February 3, 1814
Age 26
September 27, 1815
Age 28
November 27, 1818
Age 31
Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, United States
April 20, 1821
Age 33
April 20, 1821
Age 33
September 1827
Age 40
September 1835
Age 48