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William Denison Whipple, Major General

William Denison Whipple, Major General

Male 1826 - 1902  (75 years)

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  • Name William Denison Whipple 
    Suffix Major General 
    Born 2 Aug 1826  Nelson, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Apr 1902  New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3555  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Jeremiah Whipple, Lieutenant,   b. 1 Oct 1800, Cazenovia, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1869, Racine, Racine, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Jerusha Murdock,   b. Abt 1802, , , Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1878, Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1823  New Lorain, Lorain, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2039  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Mary Cooke,   b. 26 Jun 1834, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1896, Evanston, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1854  New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Marion Denison Whipple,   b. 15 Nov 1857, Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1943, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Walter C. Whipple,   b. Abt Apr 1860, , , New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1885  (Age ~ 25 years)
     3. Herbert Sydney Whipple, Major,   b. 16 Jul 1861, Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1923, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F2041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Aug 1826 - Nelson, Madison, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Dec 1854 - New York City, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1902 - New York City, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone of Major General William Denison Whipple, his wife Caroline Mary (Cooke) Whipple, and their son Major Herbert Sydney Whipple
    Gravestone of Major General William Denison Whipple, his wife Caroline Mary (Cooke) Whipple, and their son Major Herbert Sydney Whipple
    Gravestone of Major General William Denison Whipple, 1826-1902
    Gravestone of Major General William Denison Whipple, 1826-1902

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: A Partial list of the Descendents of Matthew Whipple, the Elder, of Bocking, Essex County, England / Compiled from Divers Sources by Henry Burdette Whipple (High Point, North Carolina, Oct. 1965), p. 23-24. From the ancestry of Major General William Denison Whipple, which appeared in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 98, 1944, p. 181.

      !MILITARY: Chief of Staff in the Army of Cumberland in the Civil War, and later on the staffs of Generals Sherman and Sheridan. --H.B. Whipple

      !SOURCE: _The National Cyclopedia of American Biography_, vol. 4 (New Nork: J.T. White, 1897), p. 339.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 12 Nov 2005. Cites the following:
      • 9/5/1860 Census, Fort Defiance, Bernalillo, NM, p.189
        • Whipple, Lt. W. D., {3555} 33, soldier, b. NY
        • Whipple, Caroline M. {3556} 25 b. PA
        • Whipple Maria D., 3 b. PA {abt 1857}
        • Whipple, Walter {74998} b. 4/12 b. NM {abt April 1860}
      • 1880 Census, Chicago, Cook, IL p.492
        • Whipple, William D. {3555} 52, Gen. U.S. Army, b. NY, parents b. NY
        • Whipple, Caroline M. {3556} 44, b. PA, parents b. MA
        • Whipple, Marion D. 31 b. PA
        • Whipple, Walter C. {74998} 19 b. NM
        • Whipple, Herbert S. {3557} 18 b. PA


      !SOURCE: Email from Michael Whipple (undisclosed at example dot net) to Weldon Whipple, 12 Dec 2006. Cites http://www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com/Marriage/AZ/W/W.7.html. Gives marriage of Lt. William D. Whipple and Caroline M. Cooke 19 Dec 1854 in New York City.


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