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Eleanor "Ellen" Post

Eleanor "Ellen" Post

Female 1799 - 1872  (73 years)

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  • Name Eleanor "Ellen" Post 
    Born 19 Apr 1799 
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 Apr 1872  , , 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 I10087  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2019 

    Father Jotham Post,   b. 4 Apr 1771, of, New York City, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Magdalyn "Lanah" Blaau,   b. 14 Aug 1771 
    Family ID F5763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Francis LeBaron DeWolf,   b. 2 Dec 1797,   d. Sep 1825  (Age 27 years) 
    Children 
     1. Francis LeBaron DeWolf,   b. Jun 1821,   d. 14 Sep 1822  (Age ~ 1 years)
    +2. James F. DeWolf,   b. 16 Apr 1823,   d. 15 Feb 1870  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F60316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Whipple, Jr.,   b. 22 Oct 1784, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1866, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1839 
    Children 
    +1. John Whipple, Jr.,   b. 10 Sep 1841, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1902, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F5756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Apr 1872 - , , 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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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Henry E. Whipple, A Brief Genealogy of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 44.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 11 Sep 2001. Cites John E. Sterling, North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island: Old Section 1700-1848. Gives name Ellen DeWolf.

      !SOURCE: Email from B. Huckins to Weldon Whipple, 6 Jan 2008. Gives name Eleanor Post (daughter of Congressman Jotham Post, b. 4/4/1771, Director of New York Hospital and drug importer, and his first wife Magdalyn "Lanah" Blaau, b. 8/14/1771, dau of Waldron Blaau and Eleanor Cresson).

      !SOURCE: Email from N. A. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 29 Jan 2003. Cites Deaths from the New York Post, 1801-1890, published 4/26/1872: "City Fri 26th Ellen wid John Whipple late of Prov bro W B Post of City."

      !SOURCE: Email from Anne Billeter (undisclosed at example dot net) to Weldon Whipple, 9 Jan 2019:
      The will of Ellen Whipple of the City of New York, dated 26 Feb 1870 is found on familysearch.org in "New York Probate Records, 1629-1871, New York County, Wills, 1871-1872, vol. 206, images 122-124. The will was recorded for probate on 6 May 1872, John Whipple executor. Ellen Whipple is "late of the County of New York deceased" and there are heirs minor, for whom a special guardian was appointed. I did not locate the complete probate papers, just the will with a brief paragraph preceding the will with the info I just provided, and statements by the two witnesses of the will. Briefly the will:
      First I give to Maria B. Mills nee Swann the sum of five hundred dollars
      2nd I give...to my son John Whipple the sum of money realized from the sale of the Warwick Estate (which was given to me by my late husband) amounting to a little over Seven thousand dollars...
      3rd I give...one half of all the remainder...to my said son John Whipple...
      4th I give...the other half...to the children of my deceased son James De Wolf to be divided among them equally...
      appoint my son John Whipple and my trustee James M. Brown to be the Executors...
      26 Feb 1870 Ellen Whipple
      witnesses:
      • Albert K. Post (knew her for 20 years and upwards)
      • William Keyes (knew her for 7 years)
      • both witnesses reside at 23 Waverly Place


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