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Ruth Whipple

Ruth Whipple

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  • Name Ruth Whipple 
    Born 12 May 1691  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Initiatory (LDS) 23 Nov 1917  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18286  mytree
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2022 

    Father Benjamin Whipple,   c. 4 Jun 1654, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1704, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Ruth Mathewson,   b. 1664, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1740, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1686  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 May 1691 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInitiatory (LDS) - 23 Nov 1917 - SLAKE Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • SOURCE: John Osborne Austin, _Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island (Albany, N.Y., 1887; reprinted. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978) p. 222.

      SOURCE: Henry E. Whipple, A Brief Genealogy of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 14. From a corrected copy of the book found in the Rhode Island Historical Society Library, call no. CS71.W574 1873 RIHSL.

      Birth: David Jillson, "Descendants of Capt. John Whipple, of Providence, R.I.," New-England Historical and Genealogical Register, 32 (1878): 406, gives birth date 12 May 1692.

      SOURCE: Birth date (12 May 1691) appears on "Whipple Family Bible Record, " a page posted at http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgs/whipple_bible.htm by the Oklahoma Genealogical Society (and viewed by Weldon Whipple on 19 Mar 2003). The web page states:

      This Bible was published 1836 at Hartford, Connecticut, by R. Whit e a nd Hutchison and D. Wier. Pasted on the inside of the back cover of t hi s Bible is "This Bible was left to me by my mother, Mrs. Dorcas C. Mit che ll who was a daughterernon L. Olney and Louisa Olney, /S/ Mrs. B lanc he Boswell." Mrs. Boswell died May 17. 1928, was buried May 28, 192 8 at Thomas, Oklahoma beside her husband, Wm. C. Mitchell. The Bible was first "presented to Louisa Whipple by her father, Stephen Whipple, Jan.12, 1839."

      This Bible record was copied in California by Magna Merle (Boswell) W illiamson (Mrs. B.E.), mother of Jack Ellis Williamson, OGS member, Weatherford, Oklahoma.