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William Whipple, Captain

William Whipple, Captain

Male 1755 - 1820  (65 years)

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  • Name William Whipple 
    Suffix Captain 
    Born 1755  , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jul 1820  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10068  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 13 May 2014 

    Father Joseph Whipple,   b. Abt 1734, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1816, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Sarah Mawney,   b. 1735, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1820, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 5 Oct 1752  East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Browne,   b. Abt 1754, of, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1818, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Brown Whipple,   d. Bef 17 Oct 1801, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Pardon Mawney Whipple, Lieutenant,   b. Abt 1791,   d. 11 May 1827, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     3. Joanna Whipple,   b. 1798,   d. 15 Dec 1850  (Age 52 years)
    +4. Leonidas Whipple,   b. Abt 1800, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 25 Aug 1832, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F5746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1755 - , , Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1820 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone of Captain William Whipple
    Gravestone of Captain William Whipple

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Henry E. Whipple, A Brief Genealogy of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 40, 41. From a corrected copy of the book found in the Rhode Island Historical Society Library, call no. CS71.W574 1873 RIHSL.

      !SOURCE: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to Weldon Whipple, 6 Jul 2001. Cites headstone in the North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island.

      !SOURCE: Will of brother John, dated 19 Nov 1811, proved 30 Dec 1811. Abstracted in "Abstracts of Providence, Rhode Island, Wills," Rhode Island Genealogical Register, vol. 9, no. 1 (Jul 1986), p. 20.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 11 Sep 2001. Cites Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850; also cites John E. Sterling, North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island: Old Section 1700-1848. Gives birth 1755. (Previously entered as 1750.)

      !SOURCE: Father Joseph's will, dated 29 Aug 1814, proved 20 Jan 1816, p. 589-90. Abstracted in "Abstracts Smithfield Wills," R.I. Genealogical Register, 15:74.

      !SOURCE: Email from B. Huckins to Weldon Whipple, 1 May 2008. Cites Sons of the American Revolution, Empire State. Identifies son Leonidas.


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