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Hopestill "Hope" Whipple

Hopestill "Hope" Whipple

Female 1723 - 1793  (70 years)

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  • Name Hopestill "Hope" Whipple 
    Born 28 Apr 1723  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Oct 1793  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I391  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 F319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nicholas Brown,   b. 24 Feb 1720/1721, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1793  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1744  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ichabod Brown,   b. Abt 1745, prob, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1828, Farmington, Ontario, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
    +2. Jeremiah Brown, Lieutenant,   b. 1747,   d. 1796  (Age 49 years)
    +3. Nicholas Brown, Jr.,   b. 22 Dec 1749, of, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1833, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Levi Brown,   b. 3 Aug 1752, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Utica, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +5. Mary Brown,   b. 1753, of, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Elizabeth "Betty" Brown,   b. 10 Jan 1754, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1842, North Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +7. Hopestill Brown,   b. 1757, of, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1800, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    +8. Abiel Brown,   b. 1760
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Apr 1723 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Apr 1744 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Oct 1793 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Henry E. Whipple, A Brief Genealogy of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 48.

      !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.

      !NAME: According to Doug Tucker (undisclosed at example dot net, in email to the Whipple Web Site, 19 Feb 1998), the Richardson family records show Hopey's name as Hopestill. (Hopey, the name given in other sources, is probably her nickname.)

      !CHILDREN: Had 8 children with Nicholas Brown. --D. Tucker

      !SOURCE: Carl Boyer, Helen H. Lane, Elaine Varley, New England Colonial Families, Vol. 1 (Newhall, Calif.: Carl Boyer, 1981), p. 37.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, Vol. 3, Smithfield, Part 6 (Providence: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 21, 120.

      !SOURCE: "Records of Old Smithfield," in The Narragansett Historical Register: A Magazine Devoted to the Antiquities, Genealogy and Historical Matter Illustrating the History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, ed. by James N. Arnold (Hamilton, R.I.: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co.; Central Falls, R.I.: E.L. Freeman) Vol. VIII (1889), p. 214-215. Extracted by Beth Hurd and submitted to the Whipple Website 21 Mar 2003. Records marriage of "Whipple, Hope, and Nicholas Brown; Apr. 22, 1744."

      !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.


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