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Oliver Mayhew Whipple

Oliver Mayhew Whipple

Male 1794 - 1872  (77 years)

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  • Name Oliver Mayhew Whipple 
    Born 4 May 1794  Weathersfield, Windsor, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Apr 1872  Lowell. Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3683  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Oliver Whipple,   b. 25 Nov 1769, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1863, Weathersfield, Windham, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Betsey" Hasham,   b. 27 May 1769, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1806, Weathersfield, Windsor, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1792 
    Family ID F2085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sophronia Hale,   b. 13 Mar 1779, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1836, Lowell. Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1821  Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catharine Amanda Whipple,   b. 14 May 1823, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Maria Henrietta Whipple,   b. 18 May 1825, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1828, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    +3. Ellen Sophronia Whipple,   b. 4 May 1827, Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Maria Elizabeth Whipple,   b. 31 Jul 1829, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1847, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     5. Oliver George Whipple,   b. 8 Jul 1831, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1855, Gorham, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     6. Alice Louisa Whipple,   b. 7 Dec 1834, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1849, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     7. Henry James Parker Whipple,   b. 18 Sep 1836, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F2134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julia A. Hodgman,   b. 27 Dec 1815, Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1843, Lowell. Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 9 May 1837  Lowell. Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Anne Whipple,   b. 28 Nov 1839, Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Nelson Whipple,   b. 12 Jun 1842, Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1842, Lowell. Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F2135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Sarah Kinsman,   b. 5 Jul 1815, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 May 1844  Lowell. Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frank Milton Whipple,   b. 9 Dec 1844, Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1849, Lowell. Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F2136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 May 1794 - Weathersfield, Windsor, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1821 - Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 May 1837 - Lowell. Middlesex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 May 1844 - Lowell. Middlesex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Apr 1872 - Lowell. Middlesex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • 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. 35, 37. Gives marriage 3 Apr 1821 (place not given).

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 25 Mar 2003. Cites Vital Records of Chelmsford, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849. Marriage entry reads "WHIPPLE Oliver M. {3683}, and Sophronia Hale {3725}, Apr. 4, 1820. [1821. C. R. 1 {church record, First Congregational Church (now Unitarian), Chelmsford Centre}; Mar. 18, 1821. int.], Marriage Chelmsford"

      !SOURCE: Blaine Whipple, 15 Generations of Whipples: Descendants of Matthew Whipple of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Abt 1590-1647: An American Story (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 2007), 2:G434-G436.

      !SOURCE: Email from B. Huckins to Weldon Whipple, 17 May 2009. Cites "Original handwritten town records on microfilm - Maine VR with my notes":
      Oliver Whipple and James Whipple killed in a powder mill explosion in Gorham Maine 10.12.1855 - this Oliver appears to be #3732 History of Gorham ME, Hugh Davis McLellan, pg 274 "Oliver M. Whipple of Lowell, Mass in 1833 purchased the plant . . . He put Lucius Whipple, his brother, in charge of the works as foreman. Powder mills have a bad habit of exploding periodically, and the Gambo mills have proved no exception to the rule . . . In the explosion which occurred on Oct 12, 1855 one wheelmill, press mill and a canal boat were destroyed. James Whipple and Oliver G. Whipple, who were respectively Oliver M. Whipple's brother and son , were killed.


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