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Bela Whipple Jenckes, Captain

Bela Whipple Jenckes, Captain

Male 1785 - 1860  (75 years)

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  • Name Bela Whipple Jenckes 
    Suffix Captain 
    Born 12 Mar 1785  Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Mar 1860  prob, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51426  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2010 

    Father Jeremiah Jenckes,   b. 22 Nov 1739, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 3 Apr 1813, of, , , New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 73 years) 
    Mother Lucy Whipple,   b. 16 Apr 1746, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1819, poss, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1776  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Stevens,   b. 4 Aug 1788,   d. 15 Apr 1820, prob, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Emeline Jenckes,   b. 29 Dec 1810, prob, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1878, of, Auburn, Cayuga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 69 years)
     2. Nancy Cordelia Jenckes,   b. 3 May 1812, prob, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1878, of, Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years)
    +3. Hannah Stevens Jenckes,   b. 26 Nov 1816, prob, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1848, poss, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F23633  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Betsey Vinton,   b. 22 Jan 1791 
    Children 
    +1. Bela Whipple Jencks,   b. 6 Mar 1827, prob, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, of, , , California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years)
    +2. Elizabeth Vinton Jenckes,   b. 2 Dec 1831, prob, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Maria Mason Jenks,   b. 12 Dec 1832, prob, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1865  (Age 32 years)
    +4. Charles William Jenks,   b. 25 Mar 1834, prob, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F23634  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1785 - Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Mar 1860 - prob, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Will of aunt Betsey Whipple, dated 28 Feb 1837, proved 6 Sep 1847. Abstracted by Nellie M.C. Beaman in "Abstracts of Cumberland, Rhode Island Wills," Rhode Island Genealogical Register, vol. 5, no. 3 (Jan 1983), p. 241.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Lucy Whipple," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 11 May 2008. Cites N. E. Genealogy (AWT) (birth, death). Adds middle name, birth date and place and death date.

      !SOURCE: "The History of Newport, New Hampshire, from 1766 to 1878, with a Genealogical Register," by Edmund Wheeler (Concord, NH: Republican Press Association, 1879), p. 441-42. "Farmer and house-joiner; was captain of artillery in the militia. At a supper given to celebrate Washington's birthday, he acted as toast-master, and gave all the sentiments in humorous rhyme.


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