Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday: Melinda Williams

Row #2, Grave #308-10-019, GPS 41.41698 N - 71.97194 W
(Transcript from Hale Survey)
 Gallup, Helinda, wife of Luke, died Dec. 16, 1835, age 42
 (Note: The Hale has her name as Helinda when it should be Melinda)
Melinda WILLIAMS, daughter of Lt. William Williams and his wife Mrs. Prudence Stanton Fanning (History of Stonington, William Williams family, p.683) was born 8 Sept 1793 in Ledyard, New London, CT. She was the first wife of Luke Gallup and the mother of all but one of his children. 

As you can see, Melinda died at age 42 on 16 Dec 1835 in Ledyard, New London, CT. She is buried next to her husband.

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