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Charles Wiley Whipple

Charles Wiley Whipple

Male 1805 - 1855  (50 years)

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  • Name Charles Wiley Whipple 
    Born 1805  Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Oct 1855  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I28180  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2015 

    Father John Whipple, Major,   b. 9 Mar 1764, Manchester, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Archange Le Pelletier,   b. 1782 
    Married 1800 
    Family ID F9462  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Ann Brooks,   b. 4 Jan 1825,   d. 1855  (Age 29 years) 
    Children 
     1. Eunice A. Whipple
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F14381  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1805 - Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Oct 1855 - Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to the Whipple Web Site, 29 Sep 1998. Gives birth 1805 in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana.

      !SOURCE: National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, vol. 5 (New York: James T. White, 1907), p. 508.

      !BIOGRAPHY: "Served three terms in the [Michigan] state legislature, being speaker during the session of 1837. He was secretary of the constitutional convention of 1836, and subsequently a member of that of 1850. About 1840 he was appointed by Gov. Mason an associate justice of the supreme court of Michigan, and in 1848 he became chief justice as successor to Epaphroditus Ransom, who then became governor of the state. He presided over the supreme court until the constitution of 1850 was adopted and the whole judicial system was changed." --National Cyclopaedia of American Biography

      !SOURCE: E_mail from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 29 Dec 2004. Cites Michigan Biographies, p. 433, which reads:
      Charles W. Whipple, Representative from Wayne County, 1835 to 1837; and Justice of the Supreme Court, 1838-55; and Delegate from Berrien County to the Constitutional Convention of 1850. Son of Major John Whipple {17634}, of the United States army, was born in New York about 1808; was educated at West Point, subsequently studied law, and began practice in Detroit. He was principal secretary of the Constitutional Convention of 1835. He was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court in 1838, and Chief Justice in 1848, and in 1852 was elected Judge of the Circuit in which the county of Berrien was then situated. Judge Whipple died while in office, October, 1855, after a continuous service of seventeen years on the bench. He was secretary of the Sixth Legislative Council in 1835, was County Register in 1836, a Master in Chancery, and School Inspector in Detroit. He was a Democrat in politics.


      !SOURCE: Email from N. A. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 29 Jan 2003. Cites Deaths from the New York Post, 1801-1890, published 10/30/1844: "Detroit, 25th Chas W Whipple of Supreme Court of Mich"

      !SOURCE: Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society (http://www.micourthistory.org/bios.php?id=14), 13 Dec 2009. Gives birth 1805 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, death "while serving as a Circuit Court Judge in January of 1856. (Ross, Robert B. The Early Bench and Bar of Detroit: 1805 - 1850. Detroit: Richard P. Joy and Clarence M. Burton, 1907.)"

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 13 Jul 2015. Cites Find a Grave website (burial).


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