Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ebenezer GALLUP, Jr.

Row #1, Grave #308-10-012, GPS 41.41688 N - 71.97184 W
(Transcript from Hale Survey)
Gallup Ebenezer, born Feb. 14, 1827, died Jan. 28, 1894
photo by Brian Zoldak, used with permission

Ebenezer Gallup, Jr. (1827-1894)

As you might have guessed, Ebenezer, Jr. was the son of Ebenezer Gallup, Sr. who is also buried here.

His mother was Angeline Stanton the second wife of his father. His grandparents were Nehemiah Gallup and Elizabeth Brown who are also buried here.

An Ebenezer Gallup, aged 23 is listed as a laborer living with Issac W. Stanton. Was this a relative of his mother? At age 23 he should have been working the farm with his father. As you know he married irish born Ellen Farley in 1852 and they had five children who did not live to be adults.

The 1860 census is the only one where he had a child living with them and they are living in his father's household along with unmarried siblings. His father is the farmer and he is listed as a farm laborer.

In 1863 he is listed in a Civil War draft registration but there is no evidence that he served.

His gravestone says he is "Asleep in Jesus" so this family was Christian. He died a few years before his wife but in the period of no census records to find out who his widow lived with after he died. 
Without descendants and before 1900, it is very hard to get any kind of information about a family like this one.

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