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William Whipple

William Whipple

Male 1719 - 1796  (77 years)

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  • Name William Whipple 
    Born 1 Nov 1719  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Nov 1796  Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I388  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Elizabeth Sprague,   b. 26 May 1694, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735  (Age > 42 years) 
    Married Abt 1713 
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary 
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Nov 1719 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Nov 1796 - Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Common Headstone at Moshassuck Cemetery (William Whipple Jr., abt 1691-1776) and William Whipple III (1719-1796)
    Common Headstone at Moshassuck Cemetery (William Whipple Jr., abt 1691-1776) and William Whipple III (1719-1796)
    In the late 1800's, remains from the Whipple Farm Burial Lot, Limerock Road, Smithfield, R.I., were moved to Moshassuck Cemetery, Central Falls, RI. William Whipple Jr. and William Whipple III are among those now buried at Moshassuck.

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Henry E. Whipple, A Brief Genealogy of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 48. From a corrected copy of the book found in the Rhode Island Historical Society Library, call no. CS71.W574 1873 RIHSL.

      !BIRTH: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to the Whipple Web Site, January 1998, citing Vital Records of Smithfield, RI, Council Book #1, Pages 445-447.

      !DEATH: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to the Whipple Web Site, January 1998, citing Whipple Family Tree by Dwane V. Norris.

      !SOURCE: Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island (Chicago: J.H. Beers, 1908), 3:1677. Gives birth 1 Nov 1719. (Previously entered 11 Nov 1719.)

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, Vol. 3, Smithfield, Part 6 (Providence: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 120. Gives birth 1 Nov 1719.

      !SOURCE: William's will, dated 27 Apr 1796, proved 5 Dec 1796, p. 526-527. Abstracted in Rhode Island Genealogical Register, vol. 13, "Abstracts of Smithfield Wills," p. 132.

      !SOURCE: Charles M. Whipple, Jr., A History of William Whipple of Dorchester, Massachusetts and Smithfield, Rhode Island, 1652-1712, His Antecedents and Descendants (Victoria, BC: Trafford, c2006), p. 63. Gives birth 11 Oct 1719.


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