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Benjamin Whipple

Benjamin Whipple

Male 1728 - 1812  (84 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Whipple 
    Born 3 Jun 1728  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jun 1812  Lime Rock, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Whipple Farm Burial Lot, Lime Rock, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I395  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 1 Jerusha Peck,   b. 11 Feb 1741, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1766  (Age 25 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1762  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Whipple, twin
     2. Molly Whipple, twin
    +3. Jeremiah Whipple, Captain,   b. 1764, prob, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1830, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +4. Mary Whipple,   b. Abt 1765, of, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1849  (Age ~ 84 years)
    +5. Phebe Whipple,   b. 21 May 1766, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1821  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Mathewson,   b. 5 Sep 1740,   d. 17 Jun 1821  (Age 80 years) 
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jun 1728 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Feb 1762 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jun 1812 - Lime Rock, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Whipple Farm Burial Lot, Lime Rock, Smithfield, 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. 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.

      !SOURCE: GEDCOM file from undisclosed at example dot net to the Whipple Website, 18 Oct 1998. Gives birth date 3 Jun 1728. (Previously recorded as 2 Jun 1728.)

      !DEATH: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to Weldon Whipple, 12 Jun 1999. Cites Smithfield Vital Records.

      !BURIAL: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to Weldon Whipple, 12 Jun 1999. Cites Smithfield Vital Records.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, Vol. 3, Smithfield, Part 6 (Providence: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 78, 120.

      !SOURCE: Nellie M.C. Beaman, ed., "Lincoln Cemetery Inscriptions," R.I. Genealogical Register, 19:74. Gives birth 3 Jun 1728.

      !SOURCE: Records of Old Smithfield (part 76), extracted from "The Narragansett Historical Register, Vol. VII, 1889, A magazine devoted to the antiquities, genealogy and historical matter illustrating the History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence, Plantations." James N. Arnold, Ed. (Hamilton, R.I.: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co.; Central Falls, R.I.: E.L. Freeman & Co, 1889), p. 44-46. Extracted by Beth Hurd and emailed to the Whipple Website 10 Jan 2003. Gives marriage date, in Smithfield.

      !SOURCE: Mail from Charles M. Whipple to Weldon Whipple, 4 Feb 2003.

      !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, Benjamin, and Jerusha Peck; m. by Jabez Harris, Justice, Feb. 25, 1762."

      !BURIAL: Whipple Farm Burial Lot, Lime Rock, Smithfield, Providencd, Rhode Island. (Headstones removed to Moshassuck Cemetery, Central Falls, Providencd, Rhode Island. --C.M. Whipple, 4 Feb 2003

      !SOURCE: S.C. Newman, Dexter Genealogy: Being a Record of the Families Descended from Rev. Gregory Dexter (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1859), p. 32.


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