Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Tombstone Tuesday: Hannah Gallup, died of typhoid fever

Photo by Brian Zoldak, 2014, used with permission
Row #4, Grave #308-10-059, GPS 41.41691 N - 71.97195 W
(Transcript from Hale Survey)
Gallup, Hannah, daughter of Ben & Hannah, died Jan. 10, 1777, age 26
(Note: The Hale has her age at death as 26, but the stone has it as being in her 27th year)

The next four 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 #59.
Hannah was the third born child (#642) and was born 4 Nov 1744 in Groton. She died 10 Jan 1771. She was 26 years old and unmarried at her death.

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