Thursday, August 20, 2015


Row #2, Grave #308-10-033, GPS 41.41670 N - 71.97183 W
(Transcript from Hale Survey)
Gallup Deziah (Desire), wife of Henry, died Apr. 16, 1866, age 91

Desire (Deziah or Desirah) STANTON, was the wife of Henry GALLUP, Jr. Her gravestone matches her husband in style and lettering and it just as hard to read clearly.

She lived to be over 90! The public Stanton genealogy is located here.

Deziah/wife of Henry Gallup/who died/ Apr. 16, 1866./ aged 91 years.

Desire was the daughter of Joseph STANTON and Hannah CHESEBRO and was the 5th child of eleven children. Desire (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Thomas) p. 167 Stanton genealogy (her father is #188)

She was born 10 Jun 1776 (as Desirah) Vol 2 p. 47) and married Henry GALLUP, Jr. (as Desire) 17 Nov 1793 by Christopher Avery, Elder [Vol 2 p. 47.] They had a daughter Ann, who married a HEWITT. In the 1860 federal census she is living in a HEWITT household. 

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