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Abraham Whipple, Commodore

Abraham Whipple, Commodore

Male 1733 - 1819  (85 years)

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  • Name Abraham Whipple 
    Suffix Commodore 
    Born 26 Sep 1733  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 May 1819  Marietta, Washington, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Washington, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2570  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Noah Whipple, Jr.,   b. 18 Dec 1697, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1784, Ashford, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Mary Dexter,   b. 1699 
    Married 24 May 1722  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Hopkins,   b. 1739,   d. 14 Oct 1818, Marietta, Washington, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 2 Aug 1761 
    Children 
     1. John Hopkins Whipple
    +2. Catherine "Katy" Whipple,   b. Abt 1759,   d. 1834, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    +3. Mary or Polly Whipple,   b. Abt 1767, of, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795  (Age ~ 29 years)
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F1416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Sep 1733 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 May 1819 - Marietta, Washington, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Washington, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Commodore Abraham Whipple (1733-1819)
    Commodore Abraham Whipple (1733-1819)

    Headstones
    Gravestone of Commodore Abraham Whipple, 1733-1819
    Gravestone of Commodore Abraham Whipple, 1733-1819

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Charles M. Whipple, Jr., Sons and Daughters of Jesse: A 360 Year History of the Whipple Family (Oklahoma City: Southwestern Press, 1976), p. 13.

      !SOURCE: Henry E. Whipple, A Brief History of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 53. Henry E. Whipple doesn't know who Abraham's parents are.

      !SOURCE: The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, vol. 2 (New York: James T. White, 1921), p. 16-17.

      !MILITARY: Appointed Commodore in 1775, commanding "two armed vessels, fitted out by Rhode Island."--Henry E. Whipple.

      !PORTRAIT: "His portrait as Commodore, in full uniform, can be seen in one of the rooms of the R. I. Historical Society at Providence."--Henry E. Whipple.

      !SOURCE: Letter from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to Weldon Whipple, 13 Dec 1997.

      !SOURCE: Clara Hammond McGuigan, The Antecedents and Descendants of Noah Whipple of the Rogerene Community at Quakertown, Connecticut (Ithaca, N.Y.: J.M. Kingsbury, 1971), p. 37. Gives death date 29 May 1819.

      !SOURCE: Clair A. Hemenway Newton, Captain John Whipple, 1617-1685, and His Descendants (Naperville, Ill., 1946), p. 56.

      !SOURCE: Abby Isabel Brown Bulkley, The Chad Browne Memorial, Consisting of Genealogical Memoirs of a Portion of the Descendants of Chad and Elizabeth Browne (Brooklyn, N.Y., 1888), p. 28-29.

      !SOURCE: "Deaths from the New York Post, 1801-1890," emailed by N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 29 Jan 2003. The 7/1/1819 issue gives death in Marietta, Ohio, on the 27th of the previous month ("27th ult"), at age 86. [Probably meant the month before June?].

      !SOURCE: Reprint of the "Brown genealogy of 1851," submitted to the Whipple Website by Ian Mackie, 20 Oct 2003.


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