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Sylvia or Sylvania Staples

Sylvia or Sylvania Staples

Female 1759 - 1843  (83 years)

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  • Name Sylvia or Sylvania Staples 
    Born 4 Feb 1759  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Jan 1843  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried New Diamond Hill Cemetery, Reservoir Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I50035  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Nathan Staples,   b. 28 May 1733, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1824, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Martha Comstock,   d. Bef 14 May 1794 
    Family ID F6959  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Asa Whipple,   b. 6 Jan 1754, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1831, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1 Aug 1773  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nathan Whipple,   b. Abt 1774, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Lewis Whipple,   b. Abt 1775,   d. 12 Aug 1814, Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island or Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     3. Prusia Whipple,   b. 20 May 1776, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1885, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 108 years)
     4. Ezekiel Whipple,   b. 18 Apr 1778, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1785, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
    +5. Asa Whipple, Jr.,   b. 12 Aug 1780, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1837, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +6. Amos Whipple,   b. 22 Jan 1783, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1858, prob, Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Lucy Whipple,   b. 26 Jun 1785, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sylvia or Silvia Whipple,   b. 15 Oct 1787, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1872, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     9. Levett or Lovell Whipple,   b. 8 Nov 1789, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1856, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +10. Martha Whipple,   b. 28 Nov 1791, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1852, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +11. Sarah Whipple,   b. 29 Apr 1796, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1875, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     12. Levi Whipple,   b. Abt 1799, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1855, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
     13. Randall Whipple
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Feb 1759 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Aug 1773 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jan 1843 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Diamond Hill Cemetery, Reservoir Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone of Sylvia (Staples) Whipple, 1759-1843
    Gravestone of Sylvia (Staples) Whipple, 1759-1843

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, vol. 3, Cumberland, pt. 5 (Providence, R.I.: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 67, 123.

      !SOURCE: Will of husband, Asa Whipple, dated 15 Apr 1831, recorded 1 Aug 1831. Abstracted in Lucille B. Beaman, "Abstracts of Cumberland, R.I., Probate Records," R.I. Genealogical Register, vol. 5, no. 1 (Jul 1982), p. 32.

      !SOURCE: Mentioned in grandmother Martha Comstock's will, dated 13 May 1784, proved 14 May 1794, p. 439-440. Abstracted in Rhode Island Genealogical Register, vol. 13, "Abstracts of Smithfield Wills," p. 129. Gives name Sylvania.

      !SOURCE: Transcriptions of headstones from the Old and New Diamond Hill Cemeteries, Reservoir Road, Cumberland, Rhode Island. Emailed by Beth Hurd to Weldon Whipple, 13 Jun 2002. Gives name Sylvia.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Sarah Whipple," email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 23 Feb 2003. Cites Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850 (birth, marriage); Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Index (death, burial). Gives name Sylvia Staples.


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