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John Whipple, Captain

John Whipple, Captain

Male 1685 - 1769  (84 years)

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  • Name John Whipple 
    Suffix Captain 
    Born 18 May 1685  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 May 1769  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6152  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Joseph Whipple, Colonel,   b. Abt 1662, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1746, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Alice Smith,   b. 1664, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1739, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 20 May 1684  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Brown,   b. Abt 1705, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1736, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Abigail Whipple,   b. Abt 23 Jan 1725/1726, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1751, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
    +2. Freelove Whipple,   b. 24 Dec 1728, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1751, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     3. Jeremiah Whipple,   b. Abt 1729, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1730/1731, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
    +4. Joseph Whipple,   b. Abt 1734, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1816, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F3484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 May 1685 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 May 1769 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: John Osborne Austin, _Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island (Albany, N.Y., 1887; reprint ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978) p. 223.

      !OCCUPATION: A noted bonesetter--Henry E. Whipple, p. 40.

      !SOURCE: Henry E. Whipple, A Brief Genealogy of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 39, 40. From a corrected copy of the book found in the Rhode Island Historical Society Library, call no. CS71.W574 1873 RIHSL.

      !SOURCE: David Jillson, "Descendants of Capt. John Whipple, of Providence, R.I.," New-England Historical and Genealogical Register, 32 (1878): 406.

      !BIRTH: http://members.aol.com/GFSBrenda/Whipple.html (28 Dec 1997) gives birthdate of 18 May 1685. Earlier sources give 28 May 1685.

      !SOURCE: Dean Crawford Smith, The Ancestry of Emily Jane Angell, 1844-1910 (Boston: NEHGS, 1992), p. 473, citing Arnold's Vital Records of Rhode Island, 2:255. Gives birth date 18 May 1685.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 11 Sep 2001. Cites the Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Index; also cites Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850. Gives death 18 May 1769. (Previously entered as 6 Oct 1769.)


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