Thursday, February 18, 2016

Abigail GALLUP, died of typhoid fever

Photo by Brian Zoldak, 2014, used with permissionRow #4, Grave #308-10-062, GPS 41.41684 N - 71.97187 W
(Transcript from Hale Survey)
Gallup, Abigail, daughter of Col. Ben & Hannah, died Nov. 24, 1770, age 7
(Note: The Hale has her age at death as 7, but the stone shows she died in her 8th year)

Abigail GALLUP
These gravestones all in a row are all of the children of Benadam Gallup and his wife Hannah Avery who all died of Typhoid Fever  (from the CDC's Web site) within 10 years of each other. All information is from the 2009 Gallup genealogy page 93. This is gravestone #62.

Little Abigail Gallup was the last child born to Benadam GALLUP and his wife Hannah Avery. She was born in 1762 and died on 24 Nov 1770. She was only 7 years old when she died of typhoid fever.

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