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Polly M. Knowles

Polly M. Knowles

Female 1828 - 1880  (52 years)

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  • Name Polly M. Knowles 
    Born 16 Jun 1828  , Chautauqua, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Nov 1880  , Barry, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Cedar Creek Cemetery, Hope Twp, Barry, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13495  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2014 

    Father Aaron P. Knowles,   b. 1789, Porter, Oxford, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, , Barry, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Harriet Thorne,   b. 19 Nov 1802, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1881, , Barry, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F7476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Whipple,   b. 20 Oct 1827, , Washington, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1911, , Barry, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Rosetta B. Whipple,   b. 1848, , Cattaraugus, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1907  (Age 59 years)
    +2. William Henry Whipple,   b. 24 Oct 1851, , Cattaraugus, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1927, , Missaukee, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. George W. Whipple,   b. 19 May 1852, , Cattaraugus, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1917, Augusta, Kalamazoo, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +4. Jasper Arnold Whipple,   b. 4 Dec 1861, , Barry, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1948, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F6146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jun 1828 - , Chautauqua, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Nov 1880 - , Barry, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Creek Cemetery, Hope Twp, Barry, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: 14 Jun 1855 New York State Census of Persia, Cattaraugus, New York, dwelling 71 (of log construction), family 71:
      • Thomas Whipple, 28, b. Washington County, farmer (resident of Persia for 9 years)
      • Polly Whipple, 27, wife, b. Chautauqua County (resident of Persia for 12 years)
      • Rosett Whipple, 7, dau, b. Cattaraugus County (resident of Persia for 7 years)
      • Wm. Henry Whipple, 4, son, b. Cattaraugus County (resident of Persia for 4 years)
      • John Whipple, 37, brother, b. Washington County (resident of Persia for 3 years)


      !SOURCE: Email from Anne Billeter (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Web Site, 26 Nov 1997.

      !BIRTH: A. Billeter gives birth date of "1829/1832", in New York.

      !RESIDENCES: 1850 census gives residence as Persia, Cattaraugus County, New York; 1860 census gives Barry Twp, Barry County, Michigan; 1870 gives Hickory Corners P.O., Barry, Barry County, Michigan. --A. Billeter

      !SOURCE: Gail M. Ruddy's Family Tree Maker User Home Pages, 1 Dec 1998.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Thomas Whipple," printout given to Weldon Whipple by Cindi Russell, 4 Jul 1999, Ipswich, Massachusetts.

      !SOURCE: Post to the undisclosed at example dot net mailing list by Cindi (undisclosed at example dot net), 20 Jan 2008. Cites/notes the following:
      • CENSUS: 1850 in Town of Persia, Cattaragus County, New York
        • Whiple, Thomas, 25, M, Farming, New York, Cannot read & write
        • Whiple, Polly M., 22, F, New York
        • Whiple, Rosa E., 2, F, New York
      • CENSUS: 1860 in Barry, Barry, Michigan
        • Whipple, Thomas, 35, M, Farmer, New York
        • Whipple, Polly, 28, F, New York
        • Whipple, Rosetta, 13, F, New York
        • Whipple, Henry, 8, M, New York
        • Whipple, George, 3, M, New York
      • CENSUS: 1870 in Barry, Barry, Michigan (Post office Hickory Corners)
        • Whipple, Thomas, 45, M, Farmer, New York, Cannot read & write
        • Whipple, Polly, 41, F, Keeping house, New York
        • Whipple, Wimmy (William), 19, M, Farming, New York
        • Whipple, George, 15, M, Farming, New York, Attended school
        • Whipple, Jasper, 9, M, Michigan, Attended school
      • Most of the Whipples in this family are buried in Cedar Creek Cemetery, Barry Co., Michigan.
      • I have pictures of the headstones.
      • Polly is buried there (her headstone says wife of Thomas) but if Thomas is buried there, he doesn't have a headstone.


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