Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Capt. Ebenezer GALLUP and Angeline STANTON

Photo by Brian Zoldak, used with permission
Row #1, Grave #308-10-013, GPS 41.41691 N - 71.97187 W
(Transcript from Hale Survey)
Gallup Capt. Ebenezer, died Mar 10, 1864 age 64,
 Gallup, Angelina Stanton, wife of Capt. Ebenezer, died Aug. 9, 1883 age 76
Capt. Ebenezer Gallup and his second wife Angeline Stanton were the parents of Ebenezer Gallup, Jr. and grandparents of Ebenezer, Jr.'s  whose infants and small children who are buried in the same row with their mother Ellen Farley. Here's page 116 of the first Gallup genealogy (out of copyright).

It doesn't say why he is called Capt. since in the 1850 and 1860 census he is a farmer. Perhaps he had a boat and was an honorary captain?

Angelina Stanton was the daughter of Capt. John Stanton and his wife Bathsheba Giles. Capt. Stanton and his wife are buried in Stanton Cemetery #58 but their daughter Lavinia Stanton Gallup, the first wife of Ebenezer Gallup, is not buried there. 

Yes, this Ebenezer married women who were sisters. 

The first wife died in 1825 possibly in childbirth as the daughter, who was named for her mother (another piece of evidence) was born in October 1825. At least Ebenezer did not have to look too far for another wife and he married her on 10 Dec 1826. 

Ebenezer and Angeline had six children together and she outlived him by many years as he died in 1864 and she died in 1883.


Bill West said...

Perhaps he was in the state militia?

Michael Stephens said...

As odd as it sounds, judging from the number of individuals referred to as Captain in this line, I'd say Captain was a given name.