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John Gallup

Birthplace: Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Sterling, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Gallup and Elizabeth Gallup
Husband of Elizabeth Gallup
Father of Lt. Col. Benadam Gallup, Sr.; Dorothy Gallup; William Gallup; Hannah Gallup; Elizabeth Frink and 3 others
Brother of Samuel Gallup; Nathaniel Gallup, Sr. and (No Name)

Occupation: Captain
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About John Gallup

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

Occupation: Selectman

Religion: Presbyterian

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

m. (1) Elizabeth Wheeler, 1709

              daughter of Isaac Wheeler and Martha Park
         (2) Hannah Frink, 1747
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John Gallup's Timeline

Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
September 2, 1710
Age 29
February 24, 1712
Age 31
Voluntown, New London Co., CT, USA
April 9, 1714
Age 33
Voluntown, New London, Connecticut
October 26, 1716
Age 35
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
January 29, 1719
Age 38
Voluntown, New London Co, Connecticut
March 22, 1721
Age 40
Voluntown, New London, Connecticut
June 9, 1724
Age 43
Voluntown, New London, CT, USA
December 29, 1755
Age 74
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony