Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday: Little Mason GALLUP

Row #2, Grave #308-10-034, GPS 41.41673 N - 71.97182 W
(Transcript from Hale Survey) Gallup, Mason, son of Mason & Huldah,
 died Apr. 16, 1830, age 4

Little Mason GALLUP was the son of Nehemiah Mason GALLUP II and his wife Huldah WHEELER. His father was often known as Mason.

His small gravestone reads: DIED/April 16, 1830/MASON/son of Mason &/ Huldah Gallup/aged 4 years. Notice that it was cracked and repaired. 

The Gallup genealogy (#2617 p. 326) states that little Mason was born 4 March 1826 and died 16 April 1830. He was the 8th child out of 12 born to this couple.

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