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Matthew Whipple, Sr.

Matthew Whipple, Sr.

Male Abt 1550 - 1619  (~ 69 years)

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  • Name Matthew Whipple 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Abt 1550  of, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1618/1619 
    Buried 16 Jan 1618/1619  St. Mary's Church Cemetery, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5929  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2009 

    Father Thomas Whipple,   b. Abt 1510, of, Braintree and Newport, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margaret,   bur. 13 Jun 1577, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan,   b. Abt 1562, of, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1612  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1580  prob, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Whipple,   b. 1583, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1646, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +2. Margaret Whipple,   b. 1585, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 13 Feb 1608/1609, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
    +3. Joan Whipple,   b. of, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jane Whipple,   b. 1587, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1638  (Age > 52 years)
    +5. Matthew Whipple,   b. Abt 1590, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1647, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
     6. Elizabeth Whipple,   b. 1594,   d. prob, Greensted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. John Whipple, Elder,   b. 1596, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1669, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +8. Mary Whipple,   b. Abt 1599, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1663, Bocking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     9. Amy Whipple,   b. Abt 1604
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F3249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1550 - of, Bocking, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1580 - prob, Bocking, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Jan 1618/1619 - St. Mary's Church Cemetery, Bocking, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: William Wyman Fiske, "The Whipple Family of Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire: Proposed Ancestral Origin of Matthew Whipple of Bocking, Essex, and a Whipple Ancestral Line for Arthur Gary of Roxbury, Massachusetts," The Genealogist, Vol. 20, No. 2 (Fall 2006), p. 203, 210-217. Gives birth in "say 1550." (Other sources estimate his birth in about 1560.) Estimates marriage in about 1580. Orders Matthew's children as follows: Matthew, Joan, Anne, Margaret, Jane, Elizabeth, John, Mary, Amy. (Previously entered in the order: Anne, Margaret, Joan, Matthew, Jane, Elizabeth, John, Mary, Amy.)

      !SOURCE: Blaine Whipple, History and Genealogy of "Elder" John Whipple of Ipswich, Massachusetts (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, 2004), p. G3-G4.

      !SOURCE: A Partial list of the Descendents of Matthew Whipple, the Elder, of Bocking, Essex County, England / Compiled from Divers Sources by Henry Burdette Whipple (High Point, North Carolina, Oct. 1965).

      !OCCUPATION: Clothier.

      !SOURCE: Essex Institute Historical Collections, 1880, vol 17, p. 131 reads: "Matthew Whipple the elder, of Bocking, Co. Essex, clothier; will of 19 Dec, 1616, proved 28 Jan., 1618; messuage [sic] in Bradford Street, Bocking, to eldest son Matthew Whipple; son John Whipple; daughters Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Annce, Johane, Amye; my sister, wife of Richard Rathbone; to Hercules Stephens; to grandchildren, viz; Hercules and Margaret Arthur, and Henry and Anne Caldham. (Parker, L.2.] "The two brothers, Matthew and John Whipple, who were early settlers at Ipswich in New England and who held very respectable positions there, may have been the two sons of the testator above named, mentioned in his will. The family names, John and Matthew, appear in later generations among their descendants."

      !SOURCE: Mabel Young Sanborn, "The Ancestry of Brigham Young," The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine (1931), vol. 22, p. 17-18.

      !WILL: Transcribed in "Genealogical Gleanings in England," The New-England Historical and Genealogical Register (October 1890) 44:389:
      "Mathewe Whipple the elder of Bocking, Essex, clothier, 19 December 1616, proved 28 January 1618.
      "My capital messuage or tenement, with the yards, gardens, orchards, members and appurtenances, situate in Bradford Street in Bocking, now in the occupation of me and said Mathewe, from and after my decease shall remain to Mathewe Whippell, mine eldest son, upon condition that he shall pay or cause to be paid to my son John Whippell fourscore pounds within three months next after my decease, and to my daughter Jane thirty pounds within six months, and to my daughter Elizabeth thirty pounds within twelve months, and to my daughter Mary thirty pounds at one and twenty or day of her marriage, and to my daughter Amie thirty pounds at one and twenty or day of marriage, upon reasonable demand made by the said Jane, Elizabeth, Mary and Amye. To my daughter Amce (?) six silver spoons of the better sort, two high latten candlesticks, my biggest brass pot and three pounds six shillings and eight pence. To my daughter Johane forty shillings. To my daughter Jane two silver spoons, two pewter platters of the greater sort, one pewter candlestick, one half headed bedstedle, my best flock bed, a flock bolster, a coverlet and a pair of blankets. To my daughter Elizabeth two silver spoons, one pewter candlestick, two pewter platters of the greater sort, a half headed bedstedle, next the best, a flock bed, a flock bolster, a coverlet, a pair of blankets and the little chest which was her mothers. To my daughter Mary two silver spoons, two pewter platters and a pewter salt, a trundle bedsteadle, a flock bed, a flock bolster, a coverlet, a pair of blankets. To my daughter Amye two silver spoons, two pewter platters, a pewter salt, a trundle bedsteadle, a flock bed, a flock bolster and a pair of blankets. To my son John a joyned table and frame standing in my old parlor (and other movables). To my sister, wife of Richard Rathbone twenty shillings, To Hercules Stephens ten shillings. To my grandchildren Hercules Arthur, Margaret Arthur, Henry Caldham and Anne Caldham six shillings eight pence apiece. To the poor of Bocking twenty shillings. All the rest to my son Matthew, sole executor."


      !SOURCE: Blaine Whipple, 15 Generations of Whipples: Descendants of Matthew Whipple of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Abt 1590-1647: An American Story (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 2007), 2:G4-G6.


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