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Seneca Prosser Whipple

Seneca Prosser Whipple

Male 1833 - 1898  (~ 64 years)

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  • Name Seneca Prosser Whipple 
    Born Oct 1833  , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1898  poss, Brandon, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Whipple Plot, Ortonville Cemetery, Ortonville, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I44590  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2012 

    Father David Whipple,   b. Jun 1801, Cambridge, Washington, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1863, Ortonville, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Sophia Matilda Prosser,   b. Abt 15 Dec 1809,   d. 15 Aug 1837, prob, Sweden, Monroe, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1828 
    Family ID F9269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Bishop,   b. 7 Apr 1835, , Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1915, Brandon, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1856  of, Ortonville, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alvin Whipple,   b. Abt 1857, , , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 15 Dec 1915, of, Chesaning, Saginaw, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
    +2. Frank Prosser Whipple,   b. 23 Oct 1858, Brandon, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1936, , Genesee, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Alanson Hudson "Hudson" Whipple,   b. Abt 1861, , , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1941, poss, Fenton, Genesee, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
    +4. Susan E. "Susie" Whipple,   b. Jan 1863, Brandon, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 15 Dec 1915, of, Ortonville, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     5. Oscar Whipple,   d. 1867
    +6. James Albert Whipple,   b. 23 Feb 1871, Ortonville, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1943, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F20921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Oct 1833 - , , New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1856 - of, Ortonville, Oakland, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1898 - poss, Brandon, Oakland, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Whipple Plot, Ortonville Cemetery, Ortonville, Oakland, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone of Seneca Prosser Whipple, 1833-1898
    Gravestone of Seneca Prosser Whipple, 1833-1898
    Plot: Whipple Plot

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Grace Hildy Croft, The Benson Family: Descendants of Isaac Benson and Mary Bumpas and Allied Families, 2nd ed. (Provo, Utah, 1973), p. 651.

      !SOURCE: Email from undisclosed at example dot net to the Whipple Website, 26 Mar 2002. Reports that Seneca's father, David, was in Oakland County, Brandon Township, Michigan in the 1845 census for that county, as well as the 1850 and 1860 censuses. In the 1870 census he is no longer listed as the head of household, but Seneca Prosser Whipple is listed as head instead.

      !SOURCE: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to Weldon Whipple, 19 Apr 2003. Cites James N. Granger, "Launcelot Granger of Newbury, MA - Suffield, CT, A Genealogical History" (Hartford, Ct., 1893), p. 258-59. Excerpt reads: " Orson Granger son of John, b. 18 Jan 1808 at Phelps, NY; d. 16 Jan 1890 at Brandon, MI, m. 7 Feb 1838 to Elizabeth, daughter of Rev. B F Sheldon and Charlotte (---) of Orion, MI. She was b. 11 Feb 1818 at Lyons, NY; living at Brandon, MI. They lived at Brandon, where he was a farmer. His P.O. was Oakwood, Okland, MI. Children: Austin B b 15 Feb 1858, m. 18 Feb 1885 Susan E. daughter of Seneca P. Whipple and Alice Bishop of Ortonville, MI. He is a hardware merchant at Chesaning, Saginaw Co., MI."

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Seneca Whipple," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 14 Jan 2005. Cites the following:
      • Census 1: August 22, 1870, Age 36, farmer, living Brandon, Oakland, MI w/wife Alice 35 & children Alvin 13, Frank 11, Hudson 9, & Susan 7 (Source: 1870 Census, Oakland Co., MI, Brandon, 171-172.)
      • Census 2: 1880, Age 46, carpenter, living Brandon, Oakland, MI w/wife Alice 45, children Alvin C. 23 (farm hand), Frank 21 (farm hand), Alanson H. 19 (farm hand), Susan 17 (teaching school), & James A. 9 (at school) (Source: 1880 Census, Oakland Co., MI, Brandon, 61C-61D.)


      !SOURCE: Email from Beverly Huckins (undisclosed at example dot net) to Weldon Whipple, 19 Jan 2007. Cites Grace Hildy Croft, History and Genealogy of the Milk-Milks Family (1956). Gives more specific birth date: Oct 1833.

      !SOURCE: Obituary of Alice Bishop (scanned newspaper image), sent via email by whipple44@charter.net to the Whipple Website, 31 Dec 2011.


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