Jehiel Galpin

22 December 1756–27 November 1793 (Age 36)
Middletown, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Jehiel

When Jehiel Galpin was born on 22 December 1756, in Middletown, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Petit Galpin, was 25 and his mother, Lois Beckley, was 26. He married Lucy Riley on 18 February 1782. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States in 1756. He registered for military service in 1776. He died on 27 November 1793, in Rensselaer, Rensselaer, New York, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Lansingburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

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Jehiel Galpin
Lucy Riley
Marriage: 18 February 1782
Horace Galpin

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    Lucy Riley


18 February 1782


    Horace Galpin


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World Events (6)


Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 20

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 25

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a messenger or scullion (in a monastery), from Old French galopin ‘page’, ‘turnspit’, from galoper ‘to gallop’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Jehiel Galpin, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"
  • Jehiel Galpin, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"
  • Jehiel Galpin, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"

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