Friday, June 09, 2006

Bridget (Gallup) FISH

Bridget (Gallup) FISH
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Bridget GALLUP, born 5 Oct 1768, died 24 Mar 1842. She was the first daughter, second child of Benadam GALLUP and his wife Bridget PALMER.

She married Deacon Sands FISH, son of Nathan FISH and Catharine HELME, on 17 June 1789 in Groton, CT. She was a widow when she died in her 74th year.

Bridget and Sands children were: Asa, Hannah, Levina, Simeon, Sands Jr., Charles, Nathan Gallup, Alden and Bridget.

Biographical information (Fish Genealogy) : " [died] at 73, a most estimable woman... (his wife in his will and codicil) Bridget, to have use of his estate for life, consisting of home farm, Groton, 150 acres at $6, 000, 4 acres marsh land on Six Penny Island at $100, and 15 acres on Mason's Island at $1, 000..."

Buried in Lot 1, Row 1, Grave 2

Gallup Genealogy # 372 p. 61
Chesebrough Genealogy # 657 pps. 325 and 425
Wheeler's History # 158 p. 390

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