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William Whipple

Male 1652 - 1712  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name William Whipple 
    Christened 16 May 1652  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Mar 1712  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Initiatory (LDS) 28 Nov 1906  MANTI Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I732  mytree
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2018 

    Father Captain John Whipple,   b. 16 May 1617, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1685, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Sarah,   b. 1624, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1666, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 1638  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F612  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Towers,   b. 1656, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1711, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 1675  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Whipple,   b. Abt 1689, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 14 Aug 1749, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    +2. Captain William Whipple, Jr,   b. Abt 1691, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1740, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)
     3. Seth Whipple,   b. Abt 1696, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1724, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 May 1652 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1675 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Mar 1712 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInitiatory (LDS) - 28 Nov 1906 - MANTI Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Whipple, Samuel, Eleazer, & William History
    Whipple, Samuel, Eleazer, & William History

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE: Sons and Daughters of Jesse, by Charles M. Whipple (Oklahoma City: Southwestern Press, 1976), p. 15.

      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.

      SOURCE: David Jillson, "Descendants of Capt. John Whipple, of Providence, R.I.," New-England Historical and Genealogical Register, 32 (1878): 405.

      SOURCE: Vital Records of Attleborough, Bristol Co., MA to the end of the year 1849 [compact disc]: Attleborough Births (Wheat Ridge, Colo.: Search & ReSearch Pub. Corp., c 1998), p. 285. Gives birth of grandson William.

      SOURCE: Mail from Charles M. Whipple to Weldon Whipple, 4 Feb 2003. Indicates that date of marriage to wife Mary is unknown.

      SOURCE: Email from Charles M. Whipple to Weldon Whipple, 11 Feb 2003. Cites "The Early Records of the Town of Providence," 21 volumes (Providence: Snow & Farnum, 1894), vol. 5. From page 338: "18 Jan 1678 - William Whipple made Proclamation of a stray horse he had taken up, color bay, branded on the foreshoulder with an X, the two hind feet with a White in the forehead, with a small white on the nose, Dock, somewhat short of stature, something small"; from page 162: "11 Nov 1703 - William Whipple and Richard Arnold witnessed a deed of sale made between Thomas Arnold and Shadrach Manton."

      SOURCE: Charles M. Whipple, Jr., A History of William Whipple of Dorchester, Massachusetts and Smithfield, Rhode Island, 1652-1712: His Antecedents and Descendants. (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, c2006), p. 4. Gives death in Lime Rock, Rhode Island; p. 55-62 indicates that his headstone was removed to Moshassuck Cemetery, Providence.