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William Whipple, Sr.

William Whipple, Sr.

Male 1652 - 1712  (~ 59 years)

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  • Name William Whipple 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Christened 16 May 1652  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Mar 1711/1712  Lime Rock, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Whipple Farm Burial Lot, Limerock Road, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I373  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father John Whipple, Captain,   c. 13 Dec 1618, St. Mary and St. Lawrence Church, Great Waltham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1685, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Sarah,   b. Abt 1624,   d. 1666, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married 1638  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary,   d. Aft 16 Jun 1713 
    Married 1675 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Sprague Whipple,   b. Abt 1689, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 14 Aug 1749  (Age ~ 60 years)
    +2. William Whipple, Jr., Captain,   b. Abt 1691, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1776, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
     3. Seth Whipple,   b. Abt 1696, of, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1724  (Age ~ 28 years)
    Last Modified 25 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 May 1652 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Mar 1711/1712 - Lime Rock, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Whipple Farm Burial Lot, Limerock Road, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Sons and Daughters of Jesse, by Charles M. Whipple (Oklahoma City: Southwestern Press, 1976), p. 15.

      !SOURCE: Henry E. Whipple, A Brief Genealogy of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 14. From a corrected copy of the book found in the Rhode Island Historical Society Library, call no. CS71.W574 1873 RIHSL.

      !SOURCE: David Jillson, "Descendants of Capt. John Whipple, of Providence, R.I.," New-England Historical and Genealogical Register, 32 (1878): 405.

      !SOURCE: Vital Records of Attleborough, Bristol Co., MA to the end of the year 1849 [compact disc]: Attleborough Births (Wheat Ridge, Colo.: Search & ReSearch Pub. Corp., c 1998), p. 285. Gives birth of grandson William.

      !SOURCE: Mail from Charles M. Whipple to Weldon Whipple, 4 Feb 2003. Indicates that date of marriage to wife Mary is unknown.

      !SOURCE: Email from Charles M. Whipple to Weldon Whipple, 11 Feb 2003. Cites "The Early Records of the Town of Providence," 21 volumes (Providence: Snow & Farnum, 1894), vol. 5. From page 338: "18 Jan 1678 - William Whipple made Proclamation of a stray horse he had taken up, color bay, branded on the foreshoulder with an X, the two hind feet with a White in the forehead, with a small white on the nose, Dock, somewhat short of stature, something small"; from page 162: "11 Nov 1703 - William Whipple and Richard Arnold witnessed a deed of sale made between Thomas Arnold and Shadrach Manton."

      !SOURCE: Charles M. Whipple, Jr., A History of William Whipple of Dorchester, Massachusetts and Smithfield, Rhode Island, 1652-1712: His Antecedents and Descendants. (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, c2006), p. 4. Gives death in Lime Rock, Rhode Island; p. 55-62 indicates that his headstone was removed to Moshassuck Cemetery, Providence.

      !RESIDENCE: See a photograph of William's house elsewhere in the Whipple Website.


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